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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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Jonny Bairstow picks Sachin Tendulkar in his all time XI
Jonny Bairstow picks Sachin Tendulkar in his all time XI
Bairstow picked four South Africans and two Australians on his side.
Ricky Ponting and Hashim Amla are the best batsmen I've bowled to, says James Anderson
Ricky Ponting and Hashim Amla are the best batsmen I've bowled to, says James Anderson
Sitting alongside the Aussie world-class spinner, Shane Warne, Anderson nominated the two batsmen.
Why Rangana Herath could be the last Test star to pick up 1000 first-class wickets
Why Rangana Herath could be the last Test star to pick up 1000 first-class wickets
A close look at all factors impacting the modern-day stalwart's first-class wickets-tally.
India vs Australia 2nd Test Day 2 Stats: R Ashwin goes past Anil Kumble, Matt Renshaw has yet another long stay in the middle
India vs Australia 2nd Test Day 2 Stats: R Ashwin goes past Anil Kumble, Matt Renshaw has yet another long stay in the middle
All the numbers from Day 2.
Samit Patel picks Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar and Kumar Sangakkara in his all-time XI
Samit Patel picks Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar and Kumar Sangakkara in his all-time XI
England all rounder includes three active international players in his dream team.
Eoin Morgan picks his all-time XI; MS Dhoni and Anil Kumble included
Eoin Morgan picks his all-time XI; MS Dhoni and Anil Kumble included
Morgan has named former England captain Alastair Cook as the captain of his all-time XI
SK Flashback: Sachin Tendulkar murders Andrew Caddick twice in the 2003 World Cup
SK Flashback: Sachin Tendulkar murders Andrew Caddick twice in the 2003 World Cup
Within a matter of minutes, the Little Master dished out such punishment to Caddick that it would be remembered for years to come.
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
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