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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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5 ways Joe Root can make England a better side
5 ways Joe Root can make England a better side
The appointment of Joe Root as Test skipper comes as no surprise. But will he succeed in his new role?
Sachin Tendulkar is the only Indian in Stuart Broad's All Time XI
Sachin Tendulkar is the only Indian in Stuart Broad's All Time XI
Warne is interestingly named as Captain Cook's deputy in Stuart Broad's team.
5 most miserly bowlers in Tests this year
5 most miserly bowlers in Tests this year
Five of the meanest bowlers in 2016.
India vs England: 5th Test, Day 2 - 5 talking points
India vs England: 5th Test, Day 2 - 5 talking points
England post a huge total but India start strong in response.
5 current England team cricketers and their favourite football clubs
5 current England team cricketers and their favourite football clubs
It's not all about Cricket for all cricketers.
England to bat in fifth Test
England to bat in fifth Test
India aim for records galore against England in Chennai (Preview)
India aim for records galore against England in Chennai (Preview)
James Anderson ruled out of Chennai Test with injury
James Anderson ruled out of Chennai Test with injury
England's bowling attack is severely depleted after Anderson's injury
Virat Kohli won't be better than past legends even if he breaks all records, feels Geoffrey Boycott
Virat Kohli won't be better than past legends even if he breaks all records, feels Geoffrey Boycott
The former England opener does not want Kohli to be compared with Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar.
Ben Stokes accuses ICC of siding with Indian players on disciplinary issues
Ben Stokes accuses ICC of siding with Indian players on disciplinary issues
The volatile England all rounder wants Indian cricketers to face the same disciplinary action.
All you need to know about the fifth India-England Test in Chennai
All you need to know about the fifth India-England Test in Chennai
Post-cyclone status, pitch condition, Kohli's troops eye all-time record and much more.
Satire: 5 alternative things James Anderson can do after retiring from cricket
Satire: 5 alternative things James Anderson can do after retiring from cricket
England's leading fast-bowler might just be in the wrong profession.
Inzamam-ul-Haq slams James Anderson over snide Virat Kohli remarks
Inzamam-ul-Haq slams James Anderson over snide Virat Kohli remarks
The former Pakistan batsman questioned James Anderson's own form in the current Test series.
Stats: James Anderson - A case of sour grapes
Stats: James Anderson - A case of sour grapes
James Anderson recently said that Virat Kohli's flaws have been hidden by home conditions.
Michael Vaughan unhappy with James Anderson over Virat Kohli incident
Michael Vaughan unhappy with James Anderson over Virat Kohli incident
Former England skipper Michael Vaughn blasts Anderson over his comments about India's captain Virat Kohli
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