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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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Analysing the reasons why Dale Steyn is a better Test bowler than James Anderson
Analysing the reasons why Dale Steyn is a better Test bowler than James Anderson
James Anderson became the third fast bowler to take 500 Test wickets.
Under the SKanner: ‘Oh Jimmy Jimmy’ Anderson
Under the SKanner: ‘Oh Jimmy Jimmy’ Anderson
James Anderson is like a bowling machine calibrated to perfection. ​
‘The 500’ club of Test cricket
‘The 500’ club of Test cricket
A brief look at all the bowlers who have taken 500 wickets in Test cricket.
Jimmy Anderson displaces Ravindra Jadeja as the number 1 Test bowler
Jimmy Anderson displaces Ravindra Jadeja as the number 1 Test bowler
There are no changes in the ICC Test team rankings
Anderson can become the best fast bowler ever, feels Alec Stewart
Anderson can become the best fast bowler ever, feels Alec Stewart
Alec Stewart praised Anderson and said that once he crosses McGrath’s tally of 563, he can be termed as the best fast bowler ever.
Stats: James Anderson enters 500 club; breaks world record
Stats: James Anderson enters 500 club; breaks world record
The England star broke the record for most Test wickets by pacer at a venue.
James Anderson warns England to iron out their inconsistency ahead of Ashes
James Anderson warns England to iron out their inconsistency ahead of Ashes
The 2017 Ashes series begins with the Brisbane Test which will begin on November 23.
England vs South Africa 2017: 5 positives for England from the Manchester Test
England vs South Africa 2017: 5 positives for England from the Manchester Test
Joe Root commenced his Test leadership role with a thumping series victory against the Proteas.
South Africa vs England 2017: 4th Test, 5 talking points
South Africa vs England 2017: 4th Test, 5 talking points
England completed a 177 run drubbing of South Africa at Old Trafford
England vs South Africa 2017, 4th Test: Day 2, 5 talking points
England vs South Africa 2017, 4th Test: Day 2, 5 talking points
Anderson stole the highlight of the day with an exhibition of seam bowling.
Old Trafford’s pavilion end to be renamed 'James Anderson End'
Old Trafford’s pavilion end to be renamed 'James Anderson End'
In the fourth Test, Anderson will bowl from the pavilion named after him
James Anderson again reminds us all of his supremacy in Tests with his superb spells at The Oval
James Anderson again reminds us all of his supremacy in Tests with his superb spells at The Oval
James Anderson was scratchy in the beginning but in his second spell, he unleashed his magic.
Dale Steyn - Destiny's Forgotten Child
Dale Steyn - Destiny's Forgotten Child
As Dale Steyn remains on the sidelines, an Indian fan relives his fondest memories of watching the fiery pacer in action.
South Africa vs England 2017 2nd Test, Day 3: 5 talking points
South Africa vs England 2017 2nd Test, Day 3: 5 talking points
South Africa look all set to level the four match series on Day 4 with England needing 474 to win.
Hashim Amla's knock against England's best exhibited classic Test cricket
Hashim Amla's knock against England's best exhibited classic Test cricket
In hostile conditions, Anderson and Broad made the ball talk. But with steel like determination, Amla weathered the storm.
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