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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

James Anderson insists he will be fit to be part of the India tour

The 34-year old is recovering from a long-term shoulder injury that made him miss the first Test of the Pakistan series in July.

James Anderson admits that he could be forced to sit out a few Test matches against India

Anderson has been struggling with a shoulder injury in recent months.

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All fast bowlers of this generation aspire to be like Dale Steyn, says Adam Gilchrist

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Gareth Batty earns recall, Ben Duckett, Haseeb Hameed new faces in England's squad for Bangladesh tour

Duckett, Hameed, Ansari all earn their maiden England call-ups for the Bangladesh tour that comprises of 2 Tests and 3 ODIs.

5 most expensive spells in T20 internationals

Here's taking at look at 5 of the most expensive T20I spells ever; some names in here might surprise you!

English stars set for Pakistan Super League appearance

James Anderson, Stuart Broad and others are set to be marquee players in next year's PSL.

Watch: Marcus Trescothick names Sachin, Wasim and Anderson in his all-time XI

Erstwhile England opener includes four Australians in his side

Australia need to lift their game before India tour: McGrath

McGrath on the similarity and difference between Kohli and Sachin.

James Anderson and Stuart Broad ruled out of remainder of England's domestic season

Anderson is managing a shoulder injury while Broad is recovering from an ankle injury.

Watch: Jason Roy picks Sachin Tendulkar, Kumar Sangakkara and Ian Bishop in his all-time XI

England opener goes for both Alastair Cook and Kevin Pietersen.

Pakistan batsman Sami Aslam opens up on his admiration for Virat Kohli

Promising opener also lavishes praise on Alastair Cook and Joe Root

Analysing Mohammad Amir's return to Test cricket

Taking a look at Mohammad Amir's return to Test match cricket and analysing how fruitful his first assignment in 6 years actually was.

Wasim Akram opens up about Pakistan Cricket and picks his favourite 'modern generation' fast bowlers

Akram answered fan's questions in a live Q&A session on Facebook.
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