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Cricketing star Ian Botham became the first man in the history of the game to score a century and take eight wickets in one innings of a Test match.

The Somerset all-rounder's blistering performance helped bring England victory by an innings and 120 runs in the second Cornhill Test.

He hit 108 runs in England's first innings and took eight wickets for just 34 runs to contribute to Pakistan's second innings total of all out for 139.

In fact, Tony Greig is the only other England player to score a century and take more than five wickets in an innings. He hit 143 runs and took six wickets for 164 against the West Indies at Bridgetown, Barbados, in 1974.


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