Voted the greatest English cricketer of the 20th century by the fans, Sir Ian Botham is the English game’s one true living legend, and his story, both on and off the pitch, reads like a Boy’s Own rollercoaster ride. Born with a natural genius for the game, Botham began breaking records with bat and ball from a young age and soon became the man English cricket expected most from. After a troubled period as captain, Botham rose once again to become a national hero with his display in the Miracle Ashes of 1981.
This unique book tells the story of his life in words and images, covering his career. AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME! This unique book tells the story of his life in words and images, covering his career at Somerset, Durham and Worcestershire, his unsurpassed England outings and ascendancy to the captaincy, and his many other interests, including his charity work and conservation trips and not forgetting his incredible stint at Scunthorpe United.