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Sep 06, 2012 at 06:12pm IST

England recall Anderson for T20 series

London: James Anderson is in line to make his first Twenty20 international appearance in nearly three years after being called up by England for the three-match series against South Africa.

The 30-year-old fast bowler, who is not in England's squad for the World Twenty20 tournament starting this month, was called up for the South Africa matches on Thursday as a replacement for Steven Finn, who has a stiff back.

Anderson's last T20 international was in November 2009, in a match against the South Africans at Centurion.

England recall Anderson for T20 series

James Anderson is in line to make his first Twenty20 international appearance in nearly three years.

The first T20 of the series is played on Saturday in Chester-le-Street, before further matches at Old Trafford on Monday and Edgbaston on Wednesday. South Africa won the Test series between the teams 2-0, while the ODI series was tied 2-2.

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