Sir Ian Botham 'throws hat into the ring' to help out former club Durham following their demotion
Ian Botham has pledged to help his old club Durham in any way he can following their relegation and points deduction.
Durham will find themselves in Division Two of the Specsavers County Championship next season, and will start the campaign with a 48-point penalty, after the England and Wales Cricket Board agreed a £3.8million package to mitigate their financial difficulties.
A salary cap until April 2020 and block on Durham hosting Test matches at their Chester-le-Street venue are two other conditions of the aid agreed with the governing body.
Former England captain Botham finished his... read more
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