James Anderson

James Anderson scales new height, reaches 1,000 first-class wickets with Lancashire haul

James Anderson becomes just the 14th player to claim 1,000 first-class wickets this century and just the fifth paceman after Andy Caddick (2005), Martin Bicknell (2004), Devon Malcolm (2002) and Wasim Akram (2001).

Jul 06, 2021, 07:12 AM IST

James Anderson's 10-year-old tweet calling Stuart Broad 'lesbian' goes viral, bowler deletes it

England paceman Ollie Robinson’s suspension by the England Cricket Board (ECB) has opened a long history of racist tweets by English cricketers. 

Jun 09, 2021, 16:47 PM IST

England vs NZ Tests: James Anderson says team has accepted Ollie Robinson apology over racist and sexist tweets

While speaking to the British media, James Anderson said that Ollie Robinson apologised to the team and that it was accepted. The bowler was asked if some team members were uncomfortable with Robinson’s apology, Anderson said: “No, I think it`s been accepted.”

Jun 09, 2021, 07:40 AM IST

England vs New Zealand: James Anderson set to break THIS big record of Anil Kumble

England pacer James Anderson will aim to break a plethora of records when his team takes on New Zealand in two-match Test series.

May 31, 2021, 16:13 PM IST

Ind vs Eng 4th Test: James Anderson achieve THIS big feat, joins McGarth and Akram on elite list

England pacer James Anderson becomes only the third pacer and sixth bowler overall to bag 900 international wickets.

Mar 05, 2021, 13:34 PM IST

India vs England Third Test: Motera pitch won’t have grass on match day, says James Anderson

Anderson felt that the pink SG Test ball that he bowled with during the net sessions, swung more than its red counterpart. James Anderson urged critics of the much-debated rotation policy to look at the ‘bigger picture’, considering the massive amount of cricket to be played by the England team in the coming days. 

Feb 22, 2021, 15:23 PM IST

India vs England 2nd Test: Joe Root’s side make four changes, Anderson and Bess out

Joe Root also confirmed that Foakes will take the gloves in all three Tests and Jonny Bairstow is likely to return as a specialist batsman for the last two Tests. England announced on Thursday night that Jofra Archer will miss the second Test after needing to take injections on his right elbow.  

Feb 12, 2021, 13:25 PM IST

IND vs ENG: James Anderson's double strike reminded me of Andrew Flintoff in 2005 Ashes, says Joe Root

Joe Root said the dismissal of Indian batsmen Shubman Gill and Ajinkya Rahane by James Anderson in the space of three balls in the game, which England won by 227 runs on Tuesday, reminded him of Andrew Flintoff in the 2005 Ashes.

Feb 09, 2021, 23:26 PM IST

In Pics: England celebrate Joe Root's 100th Test with 227-run win

England got their four-Test series to the best possible start with a 227-run win in the first Test against India in Chennai. James Anderson started the rot with two wickets -- Shubman Gill and Ajinkya Rahane -- in the 27th over while left-arm spinner Jack Leach picked up four wickets in the innings to bundle out India for 192 after setting them 420 to win in the fourth innings. Indian skipper Virat Kohli was the top-scorer for the hosts with 72 while Gill chipped in with 50. Here we bring a collection of pictures which sum up the final day.

Feb 09, 2021, 15:05 PM IST

India vs England 1st Test: Virat Kohli’s fifty in vain as visitors post 227-run win

The Indian captain’s dismissal was the last nail in the coffin in the post-lunch session as England all-rounder Ben Stokes managed to breach his defence with a delivery that kept slightly low. In the session after lunch on the final day, Kohli tried to put up a fight in the company of Ravichandran Ashwin.  

Feb 09, 2021, 13:41 PM IST

India vs England 1st Test: James Anderson twin strikes dent hosts chances, Kohli battles

The premier English paceman, who had 606 wickets before this match, made excellent use of reverse swing with the old to find the gap through Gill’s bat and pad as the young opener departed immediately after a well-compiled three Test fifty. 

Feb 09, 2021, 10:51 AM IST

SL vs ENG, 2nd Test: James Anderson takes six-fer as England bowl Sri Lanka out for 381

Joe Root scored a breezy, unbeaten 67 and will resume on the third morning with Jonny Bairstow, who has 24. The pair have put on 93 for the third wicket at a rate of more than four runs per over to dig the tourists out of some early strife.

Jan 23, 2021, 20:24 PM IST

Zak Crawley, James Anderson ascend ICC rankings following scintillating performances

Crawley's brilliant 267 saw him gain an astounding 53-spots to reach a career high 28th position while Anderson's seven wicket haul in the final test helped him break into the Top-10 once again

Aug 26, 2020, 18:32 PM IST

Virat Kohli congratulates James Anderson on his 600th Test wicket, calls him one of the best he’s faced

The 38-year-old Anderson reached the historic 600-wicket mark on Tuesday when he dismissed Pakistan skipper Azhar Ali 

Aug 26, 2020, 15:05 PM IST

England's James Anderson becomes first fast bowler to pick 600 Test wickets

He reached the milestone in his 156th appearance.

Aug 25, 2020, 21:33 PM IST

3rd Test Day 4: Pakistan reach 100/2 in second-innings before bad light forces early stumps

Pakistan are still trailing England by an innings and 210 runs with just a day to spare.

Aug 24, 2020, 23:32 PM IST

England vs Pakistan, 3rd Test Day 4: As it happened

On Sunday, James Anderson completed his 29th five-wicket haul in Tests as England bundled out Pakistan for 273 runs in their first-innings to leave the visitors still trailing by 310 uns.

Aug 24, 2020, 15:15 PM IST

3rd Test Day 3: England bundle out Pakistan for 273, enforce follow-on at stumps

The hosts had earlier declared their first-innings at 583 for eight on the second day of final Test against Pakistan.

Aug 23, 2020, 23:55 PM IST

2nd Test, Day 5: No respite from rain as England remain on 7/1 against Pakistan

 No play was possible on Day 3 because of persistent rain and bad light.

Aug 17, 2020, 19:28 PM IST

England vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 5: As it happened

On the fifth and the final day of the clash, England declared their innings at 110/4 in reply to Pakistan's first-innings score of 236.

Aug 17, 2020, 15:16 PM IST