James Anderson

James Anderson
Full Name: James Michael Anderson ( ReservedUmpire,ReservedUmpire )
Birth date: July 30, 1982
Age: 39
Birth Country: United Kingdom
Batting Style: Left Hand Batsman
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium Fast Bowler
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James Anderson, a English player is a pace bowler who represents England. He is sometimes also baptized as Jimmy Anderson. A right arm fast bowler born in 1982 and is a all time highest international wicket taker when combined across all three formats. He stands at the 4th rank when it comes to taking more than 300 wickets. He stands at the 3rd position in ICC bowler ranking at present. He is a regular strike bowler in England's one day team. He plays first-class cricket for Lancashire county cricket club. Jimmy made his first class debut for Lancashire in 2002, played 13 games and took 50 wickets at an average of 23 which also includes three 5 wicket haul. Anderson became the youngest player for taking 3 wickets consecutively (hat-trick) for Lancashire in 2003 and one year later he recorded his maiden 10 wicket haul. Jimmy made his Test debut in 2003 against Zimbabwe and recorded a 5 wicket haul in his debut match. He was the 17th English player to do so. He has played around 80 Test matches and has taken nearly 307 crucial wickets with a bowling average of 30. He has recorded a record of 5 wicket haul 13 times so far and that of 10 wicket haul only once. When it comes to his ODI debut, he represented his team for the first time in 2002 at the age of just 20against Australia. He has played over 160 ODI games and has taken 240 wickets with an average of 30. He has a record of 5 wicket haul only twice so far in ODIs. England's one day series in India was cut short due to terror attacks in Mumbai. 7 matches were due to be played, but due to the attacks England flew home early, after five games. They were 5–0 down in the series and Anderson had not taken one wicket, despite bowling in every one of the five games. Anderson has an unusual bowling action, at the moment of delivery he has his head down, eyes closed and does not look where he is bowling; he attempted to bowl with his head up but found that he lost pace in doing so, so reverted to his original action. In 2003, ex-England pace bowler Bob Willis claimed that Anderson would only be able to play for five years with his action. Between 2004 and 2005, the England coaching staff attempted to alter Anderson's bowling action.

Recent matches

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
1, 2 1/41, 1/79 India02 Sep,2021 TEST
0 3/6, 1/63 India25 Aug,2021 TEST
0, 0 5/62, 0/53 India12 Aug,2021 TEST
1, 0 4/54, 0/12 India04 Aug,2021 TEST
4, 0 1/68, 0/11 New Zealand10 Jun,2021 TEST
8 2/83, 0/44 New Zealand02 Jun,2021 TEST
10, 1 3/44 India04 Mar,2021 TEST
0, 0 0/20 India24 Feb,2021 TEST
1, 0 2/46, 3/17 India05 Feb,2021 TEST
4 6/40, 0/6 Sri Lanka22 Jan,2021 TEST

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

TEST 1661249819.3201
ODI 189273287.5800
IT20 19111.0000

Bowling Statistics

TEST 1655925.11669862526.72
ODI 1921597.2786126929.22
IT20 1970.25521830.67


Last Series Played

England vs India Test Series 2021
England vs New Zealand Test Series 2021
India vs England Test Series 2021
Sri Lanka vs England Test Series 2021
England vs Pakistan Test Series 2020
Team Squad
Sam Billings Eoin Morgan
Jonny Bairstow Jason Roy
Mark Wood Adil Rashid
Moeen Ali Chris Woakes
Sam Curran Tymal Mills

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