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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

Ashes 2017/18: George Bailey recollects his altercation with James Anderson
Ashes 2017/18: George Bailey recollects his altercation with James Anderson
The sequence of events make for an intriguing read.
10 best players of all time from Lancashire
10 best players of all time from Lancashire
Lancashire have been crowned County Championship winners 8 times.
Anderson replaces Stokes as England vice-captain
Anderson replaces Stokes as England vice-captain
Ashes 2017/18: Top 5 English players
Ashes 2017/18: Top 5 English players
The English players who will lead the charge against the Aussies
5 England players to watch out for in the Ashes
5 England players to watch out for in the Ashes
With the greatest rivalry in cricket getting set for another Ashes, these are the top players from England
5 unsung heroes in the history of the Ashes
5 unsung heroes in the history of the Ashes
When other players took the limelight, these sportsmen held their own in the background.
5 best exponents of the outswinger in cricket history
5 best exponents of the outswinger in cricket history
A brief look at five bowlers who were masters of the outswing.
Stokes absence will not distract England says Anderson
Stokes absence will not distract England says Anderson
Fast bowler speaks about the possible absence of Stokes for the Ashes.
Top 10 England cricketers of all-time
Top 10 England cricketers of all-time
A close look at ten of the greatest cricketers to represent England at the international level.
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.
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