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Botham's Ashes (1981)

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The summer of '81 saw cricketer, Ian Botham, set the Ashes alight at Headingley when he played one of the most memorable innings of modern times. England were teetering on the brink of defeat in the Third Test against the Australians when Botham came through with a spectacular visit to the crease which sent the high spirited crowds roaring. Spurred on by the enthusiasm of their supporters, Botham and England followed on to win the much coveted Ashes. Richie Benaud interviews Ian Botham (affectionately nick-named Guy the Gorilla by his fellow players) as they talk us through extended highlights of the 3rd, 4th and 5th Test matches in this triumphant and historic series. The action starts with Australia's 1st innings at Headingley...
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