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James Anderson Biography

James Michael "Jimmy" Anderson is an English cricketer who first-class cricket for Lancashire County Cricket Club. A right arm pace bowler, h7e has also has represented England in over 50 Test matches and over 100 One Day Internationals. He played cricket at Burnley Cricket Club from a young age. Just months after his debut he had become one of the biggest stars in English cricket. Anderson made his first-class debut for Lancashire in 2002; he played 13 matches and took 50 wickets at an average of 22.28, including three five wicket hauls. He was awarded the NBC Denis Compton Award for Lancashire's most promising young county player in the 2002 season. 2003, Anderson became the youngest player to take a hat trick for Lancashire, just a week before his Test match debut against Zimbabwe. During the 2003 World Cup, he took four wickets in a game against Pakistan to win the Man of the Match award. In August, Anderson was named Young Cricketer of the Year and the following month, he was awarded a central contract with the ECB. After this he was in and out of the team and experienced numerous injuries, including a stress fracture of the back which kept him out of action for most of the 2006 season. He returned to action and features regularly in England's Test squad. He is a regular strike bowler in England's one day team. Currently he is placed at number 3 in ICC test bowler rankings.  

James Anderson Latest News & Articles

Five things England need to change to draw level in the series

England have come a cropper after their initial burst of energy in the series.
India reach 33/1 at tea; need 70 more runs to win third Test
Pujara, Kohli bolster Indian innings (Lead Tea Report)
Steady Patel guides India to 60/1 (Lead Lunch)

Why Murali Vijay was given not out obstructing the field

Murali Vijay survived a scare early on day three of the third Test between India and England.

India vs England 2016: Top 5 ways England can upset India at Mohali

A glance at how England can turn their fortunes around in the series.

All you need to know about the 3rd India-England Test in Mohali

Parthiv Patel returns, pitch type, probable lineups and much more.

India vs England 2016: Test cricket couldn't have found a better advert

Hemang Badani reviews the second Test and talks about why the English caravan is undergoing a stumbling journey.

India vs England 2016: 5 gains for Team India from the second Test in Vizag

Kohli acquires Test artistry, Ashwin gets grooving, seamers hit timber and much more.

James Anderson's 'king pair' draws Adam Gilchrist's attention

Adam Gilchrist sees the lighter side of James Anderson being dismissed for a 'kings pair'.

India vs England 2016: Second Test - 5 Talking Points

India have churned out a tough victory at Visakhapatnam to go 1-0 up in the series.

India vs England 2nd Test Day 5 Stats: Ashwin becomes 2016's top wicket-taker, India extend unbeaten run

All the numbers from the concluding day of the Vizag Test.

India vs England Second Test Day 4: 5 talking points

Test cricket was back alive as England fought hard against India and the pitch to take the game to Day 5 at Visakhapatnam.
Second Test: India set 405-run target for England

India vs England Second Test Day 3: 5 talking points

India have a tight hold of the Test in Visakhapatnam with a 298 run lead and a wicket that will crack more as the game goes on.
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