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1981 - Botham's incredible 149


Ian Botham comes to the wicket with England 105 for 5 in their second innings, needing another 122 just to make Australia bat again. Defeat at Headingley looks inevitable......what follows is still hard to believe.

Ian Botham's 149 not out transformed the match (which England won by 18 runs) and the series. It also established Botham as a true cricketing great.

Commentators: Brian Johnston, Henry Blofeld, Don Mosey, Alan McGilvray, Trevor Bailey


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