Paul Foot, 9 October 1986
Show More High, Wide and Handsome. Ian Botham: The Story of a Very Special Year by Frank Keating.
Collins, 218 pp., £10.95, June 1986, 0 00 218226 2Show More
“... Sobers, who? Some Australians who grew up when I did argue with some force for Keith Miller. As Frank Keating’s book proves, however, Miller can quickly be rejected for second place. It goes, unquestionably, to Ian Botham. Indeed in one crucial respect, Botham beats even the great Sobers himself. Only 22 times in over a thousand Test matches has a ...”