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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.  

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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
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James Anderson does not want players to decide on Bangladesh tour England's spearhead happy to let ECB officials take the final call.
Rangana Herath moves past Yasir Shah to take fifth spot in ICC Test bowlers rankings After his maiden Asian ton, Steven Smith retains pole position for batsmen
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England vs Pakistan: Five Talking Points from the Test series Cook's audition, Yasir's rollercoaster and Anderson's successor
Sir Richard Hadlee believes James Anderson is getting better with age; picks current best batsman across all formats The former New Zealand all-rounder also heaped praise on Kane Williamson.
James Taylor picks Virat Kohli and Yasir Shah in his contemporary world XI England batsman leaves only Steven Smith from the dynamic quartet
James Anderson credits Zaheer Khan for unknowingly helping him to reach the summit A victory in the final Test can propel England to the No.1 position.
ICC Test Rankings: James Anderson reclaims No.1 bowling spot The Englishman snatched the No. 1 ranking from India's Ravichandran Ashwin, after impressive performances in the Tests against Pakistan.
Shane Warne pits a dream team from 90s with world's current best Iconic spinner combines with Mike Atherton and Rameez Raja to select the players
Top 5 Virender Sehwag's funniest birthday wishes Some of the tweets from the star batsman which will make you burst with laughter.
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