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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2010: Lifetime Achievement Award winners

Beefy: Sir Ian Botham won in 2004 'for services to cricket'. He played 102 Tests for England. During that time he took 383 wickets, which remains an English record, and scored 5,200 runs

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2010: Lifetime Achievement Award winners

Beefy: Sir Ian Botham won in 2004 'for services to cricket'. He played 102 Tests for England. During that time he took 383 wickets, which remains an English record, and scored 5,200 runs

The cricketer W G Grace. He played in the first Test match in England - against Australia in 1880 at the Oval - and scored the first Test century by an English batsman, He died in 1915 - Britain - 1905

The BBC sends 400 to Glastonbury but ignores the battle for the urn

What an iconic moment from the best series of cricket ever played. I remember literally jumping out of my seat when this catch was taken. One of the many occasions that makes you fall in love with sport.

Phil Hughes ~ RIP. A great cricketer, tragically died after receiving a knock to the back of the head with a ball.

The most iconic image from the 2005 Ashes series. England have just beaten the Aussies in an absolute classic and Freddie Flintoff consoles Brett Lee when most Englishmen would have liked to have danced naked! Shows that the spirit of Cricket is alive

Queue of greats: Richard Hadlee, Clive Rice, Kapil Dev, Ian Botham, Malcolm Marshall. Taunton, Somerset, 1984.