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Alastair Campbell, Ian Botham, Bob Willis, James Erskine and David Gower
|Full name||Ian Terence Botham|
|Date of birth||24 November 1955|
|Place of birth||Heswall, Cheshire, England|
|Playing position||Striker (retired)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Sir Ian Terence Botham (born 24 November 1955) is an English retired cricketer. He also played football. He was an all-rounder, being good at both batting and bowling. He was also very good at catching the ball when he was fielding. He played over 100 test matches for England. He is a very popular man in England. One reason for this is that he helped England to beat Australia in a series of test matches called "The Ashes" in 1981. This series is sometimes called "Botham's Ashes". Now he works on television. He has done some long walks to raise money for charity. He was knighted in 2007.