James Anderson made another big record in his name, became the second player in the world to do so after the age of 30
James Anderson Test Record: England fast bowler James Anderson is 39 years old but he continues to play Test cricket. After crossing the age of 30, he has played 100 Test matches.
ENG vs NZ 2nd Test: English fast bowler James Anderson, who is creating one record after another in Test cricket, has achieved another major achievement. After crossing the age of 30, he has become the second cricketer to play 100 Test matches. Before him, England wicket-keeper batsman Alec Stewart has achieved this special position. Alec was a part of England’s Test squad until he crossed the age of 40.
The Test match being played between England and New Zealand in Nottingham (ENG vs NZ 2nd Test) is the 171st Test of James Anderson’s career. Surprisingly, out of this, he played 71 Tests before the age of 30 and 100 Tests after crossing the age of 30. Anderson is an exception to this, where players’ performance usually fades with age. His game got better as he got older. Even after crossing the age of 39, he remains England’s lead Test bowler. He is also the highest Test wicket-taker after the age of 30.
Sachin and Dravid are also included in the top-5 of the list.
In the case of playing the most Tests after crossing the age of 30, the name of two Indian legends comes after England’s Alec Stewart and James Anderson. Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar and Mr. Trustworthy Rahul Dravid have played 95-95 Test matches after the age of 30. Here comes the name of former Australia captain Steve Waugh at number five. Steve Waugh has played 92 Tests since the age of 30.
James Anderson is the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket
James Anderson has taken 651 wickets in Test cricket. He is running at number three in terms of taking the most wickets in the history of Test cricket. There are two spinners ahead of him. That is, he is currently the highest Test wicket-taker among fast bowlers. Overall, Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan (800) is at number one and Australian spinner Shane Warne (708) is present at number two.For More Info Join LiveInfo