James Anderson

  • James Anderson calls for England players to take responsibility 11-04-2014 09:02 AM

    England pace bowler James Anderson admits he and his team-mates must take more responsibility as they look to bounce back from a woeful Ashes defeat against Australia. Anderson and company will be led by a new coach this season, with the new man set to be appointed next month and...
  • James Anderson back in swing with five-for in County 07-04-2014 10:21 AM

    London: James Anderson did his best to put a disappointing Ashes tour of Australia behind him by enjoying yet more success at Trent Bridge as he took five wickets on the first day of the 2014 County Championship season. England seamer Anderson, who has taken 49 wickets in seven Tests...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th Ashes Test, Day 3 05-01-2014 05:09 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: Australia skittled England for 155 in their first innings and then built a lead of 311 runs on the second day of the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground to edge closer to a...
  • Steve Smith, Brad Haddin give Australia control on Day 1 at SCG 03-01-2014 01:08 PM

    Sydney: Steve Smith's third Test century and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin's half-century sparked a strong comeback for Australia after a top order collapse on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket ground on Friday. Smith's near-flawless 115 and a 128-run partnership with Haddin (75) took Australia to...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th Ashes Test, Day 1 03-01-2014 04:17 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Battered England are desperate to avoid the ignominy of a 5-0 series whitewash against Australia as they scramble to salvage some pride in the final Ashes Test in Sydney starting on Friday. Alastair Cook's team - coming off a...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th Ashes Test 29-12-2013 05:07 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Australia were chasing 201 runs to win the fourth Ashes Test and take a 4-0 series lead after a stunning English batting collapse on a chaotic third day's play in Melbourne on Saturday. Spinner Nathan Lyon and pacer Mitchell...
  • Ashes: Australia on course in chase of 231 28-12-2013 01:07 PM

    Melbourne: Australia were chasing 201 runs to win the fourth Ashes Test and take a 4-0 series lead after a stunning English batting collapse on a chaotic third day's play in Melbourne on Saturday. Spinner Nathan Lyon and pacer Mitchell Johnson spearheaded a rousing Australian fightback after trailing by 51...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th Test, Day 3 28-12-2013 04:48 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: England strangled Australia's batting to seize control of the fourth Ashes Test on a low-scoring second day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday. The beleaguered tourists, with the Ashes already lost, boosted their chances of...
  • Rewards finally come for James Anderson in Ashes series 27-12-2013 05:17 PM

    Melbourne: The rewards finally flowed for paceman James Anderson as England savoured one of the rare good days on their ill-fated Australian tour in Melbourne on Friday. Disciplined bowling and fielding stifled Australia's scoring and with it the wickets tumbled to put the home side under pressure on the second...
  • No Swann-song for England paceman Anderson 27-12-2013 02:58 PM

    Melbourne: England paceman James Anderson has no intention of following good friend Graeme Swann into retirement and said there were other "big characters" in the dressing room to compensate for the loss of the banter-loving spinner. "I'd like to carry on playing for a bit, yeah," the 31-year-old paceman told...
  • George Bailey equals Brian Lara's record for most runs in one over 16-12-2013 10:45 AM

    Perth: Australian batsman George Bailey equalled Brian Lara's Test record for most runs off an over against England in Perth on Monday. West Indian great Lara hit 28 runs off an over from South Africa's Robin Peterson in Johannesburg in 2003. Bailey matched the feat when he took the same...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, Perth Test, Day 2 14-12-2013 08:30 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: Steven Smith posted his first hundred on home soil to help Australia recover from another stuttering top-order performance and reach 326 for 6 at stumps on Friday on day one of the third Ashes Test. After...
  • England back struggling James Anderson 13-12-2013 06:40 PM

    Perth: England are confident bowling talisman Jimmy Anderson will regain his best form, despite another wicketless day for the seamer as Australia took the honours on the opening day of the third Test in Perth. Anderson bowled well at times on a bouncy WACA wicket, but got little swing and...
  • Captains Cook, Clarke to reach the 100 Test mark together 11-12-2013 02:24 PM

    Perth: In a stat among stats for a sport which places extraordinary value on centuries and numbers, opposing captains Michael Clarke and Alastair Cook will each earn their 100th Test caps in the third Ashes match of the series. Clarke's Australian team leads the five-Test series 2-0 and is hoping...
  • England rest senior trio for limited-overs series in Australia 10-12-2013 01:56 PM

    London: England have rested batsman Kevin Pietersen and bowling pair Graeme Swann and James Anderson from their limited-overs squads for the series in Australia starting next month. Test captain Alastair Cook will lead the 16-man squad in the one-day international series, while paceman Stuart Broad will be in charge of...
  • As it happened: Ashes, 2nd Test, Day 2 06-12-2013 04:53 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Skipper Michael Clarke (48*) and Brad Haddin (7*) were in the middle for Australia as hosts will aim for healthy first innings total on day two of the second Test. On Day 1, a disciplined England attack shrugged off...
  • Anderson, Amla, Clarke top ICC awards short-list 03-12-2013 01:18 PM

    Mumbai: England's James Anderson, South Africa's Hashim Amla and Australia's Michael Clarke are in line for top honours at this year's International Cricket Council awards, the game's governing body said on Tuesday. The trio were short-listed for both the cricketer of the year and the Test player of the year...
  • Michael Clarke fined for sledging James Anderson 25-11-2013 12:22 PM

    Australia captain Michael Clarke has been fined 20 percent match fee for using offensive language against England paceman James Anderson during the first Ashes Test at the Gabba, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday. Clarke was found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct relating to "using...
  • Clarke sees no animosity after 'arm break' remark 25-11-2013 09:42 AM

    Brisbane: Australian skipper Michael Clarke insists there is no animosity with England despite the final day of the first Test turning nasty with tailender James Anderson told to expect a broken arm. The home team's huge 381-run victory on Sunday was tarnished by constant sledging as frustrations boiled over, culminating...
  • Saker tips Anderson to be England's standout quick 04-11-2013 10:26 AM

    England bowling coach David Saker predicts James Anderson will once again be the tourists' standout quick in the upcoming Ashes series, saying he thrives in his role as leader of the pace pack. The Lancashire bowler has been a key figure in England's past two series triumphs over the Australians,...
  • England bowlers toil in first Ashes warmup 31-10-2013 05:50 PM

    England made a poor start to their Australia tour on Thursday with their fancied bowling attack forced to toil by a second-string Western Australia Chairman's XI at Perth. With most of their frontline players busy on Sheffield Shield duty, the local team was expected to roll over for the tourists...
  • Anderson braced for hostile Australian fans during Ashes 17-10-2013 09:24 AM

    London: James Anderson is readying himself for raucous Australian spectators when he leads England's bowling attack in their Ashes defence 'Down Under'. England will set off next week looking to win a fourth successive Ashes series against their arch-rivals -- a feat they last achieved in the 19th Century. Anderson...
  • James Anderson extends Lancashire contract to 2015 16-10-2013 04:32 PM

    London: England fast bowler James Anderson has extended his contract with Lancashire, the English county side announced on Wednesday. The 31-year-old, a key figure in England's Ashes success over Australia earlier this year, has prolonged his existing deal by one year to 2015. "I am always proud to wear the...
  • James Faulkner keen to make Australia lead count 09-09-2013 06:10 PM

    Manchester: James Faulkner hopes Australia can use the advantage of winning the second one-day international at Old Trafford to press on to a series win just as England did in the Ashes. Australia came close in the first Test but England's 14-run win in Nottingham put them on course for...
  • James Anderson defends Broad, terms critics as hypocrites 04-09-2013 06:14 PM

    Salford, Lancashire: England Test bowling spearhead James Anderson has defended his Ashes-winning team-mate Stuart Broad in the walking controversy that sullied the recent win over Australia, saying that many of the former cricketers who criticised the allrounder were hypocrites. "Without dragging it up - the stuff about walking - I...
  • James Anderson accepts need for pre-Ashes break 02-09-2013 09:09 PM

    London: James Anderson doesn't like taking a break from England matches but admitted on Monday that it is in his best interests to stand aside from international duty before the return Ashes series in Australia. Anderson was one of the several key players from the England side that recently wrapped...
  • Ganguly condemns English players' post Ashes celebration 30-08-2013 06:12 PM

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has condemned English players' alleged urination on the Oval pitch in the Ashes triumph euphoria but does not feel that they should be punished for the act. "No doubt, England were a better side than Australia but they crossed their limits while celebrating the...
  • ECB to investigate England players urinating on Oval pitch 27-08-2013 07:50 PM

    London: An investigation has been launched into reports that three top England players allegedly urinated on the pitch at The Oval here hours after the fifth and final Ashes Test ended on Sunday night. The allegations, which originated from Australian journalists who were at the press box as darkness enveloped...
  • England can improve, says Ashes-winner Anderson 26-08-2013 09:01 AM

    James Anderson said he expected England to be even better in the return Ashes in Australia later this year after they wrapped up a 3-0 series win with a controversial final Test draw at The Oval on Sunday. England, bidding to win four Tests in a home Ashes for the...
  • Shane Watson's big ton gives Australia command 21-08-2013 10:50 PM

    London: Shane Watson hit his first century in 25 Tests to help Australia move to 307 for 4 at stumps Wednesday on the first day of the fifth and final Ashes Test against England. Under pressure following his poor form all series with the bat, Watson smashed 25 fours and...