New Delhi: Pacer James Anderson on Friday reached another career milestone becoming England's most-capped cricketer in all formats. By making his 304th appearance for England in the ODI tri-series against Australia, the 32-year-old went passed former wicketkeeper-batsman Alec Stewart who represented England on 303 occasions.
England and Wales Cricket acknowledged Anderson's achievement and congratulated him through their official account on micro-blogging site Twitter.
— England Cricket (@ECB_cricket) January 23, 2015
The man who Anderson went passed, also heaped praise on the fast bowler, calling him one of England's greatest ever cricketers.
— Alec Stewart (@StewieCricket) January 23, 2015
Former England captain Stewart played 133 Tests and 170 ODIs, while Anderson has 99 Test, 185 ODI and 19 T20 appearances to his credit.