Ian Botham Caught in Controversy by Nude Photo on Twitter

An explicit nude image of a man, accompanied by a suggestive message was posted on England all-rounder Ian Botham's official Twitter account but was soon deleted as the cricketer claimed his account was hacked.

updated: August 18, 2014 18:28 IST
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File photo: Ian Botham claimed his Twitter account was hacked.

Former England all-rounder Ian Botham was embarrassed on Monday when a photograph of a naked man appeared on his Twitter page. (India must get back to basics: McGrath to NDTV)

The explicit picture, accompanied by a suggestive message, was quickly removed and Botham claimed that his account -- @BeefyBotham, which has over 310,000 followers -- had been hacked. (India's defeat met with furious headlines)

Former Welsh footballer Robbie Savage alerted Botham to the image by writing on Twitter: "mate think you been hacked."

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