JAMES ANDERSON

  • James Anderson breaks Ian Botham's record 15 hours 56 minutes ago

    Anderson became England's highest wicket-taker in test cricket when he claimed his 384th victim in the drawn first Test against West Indies in Antigua. ...
  • James Anderson becomes England's leading Test wicket-taker 19 hours 33 minutes ago

    James Anderson's journey to becoming England's leading wicket-taker in Tests began with a swing-bowling clinic at the home of cricket. With his baggy shirt and blonde highlights in his hair, a 20-year-old Anderson steamed in at Lord's to take a five-wicket haul against Zimbabwe in his first Test innings in May...
  • 1st Test: Jason Holder's unbeaten ton helps West Indies salvage draw against England 21 hours 46 minutes ago

    Antigua: An unbeaten 103 by Jason Holder helped West Indies salvage a nail-biting draw against England in the first Test on Friday, spoiling James Anderson's celebrations after becoming his country's record wicket taker. Holder had successive partnerships of 105 with captain Denesh Ramdin and 56 with Kemar Roach as West Indies...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 1st Test, Day 5 Yesterday

    For LIVE commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page England worked themselves into a winning position despite strong West Indies resistance in their second innings on the fourth day. Set an improbable 438 for victory after the tourists declared their second innings at 333 for seven in the afternoon session, the...
  • 1st Test: England take control after Jermaine Blackwood century 2 days ago

    England recovered from another top-order batting collapse to lead West Indies by 220 runs on day three of the opening Test in Antigua after Jermaine Blackwood had scored his first Test century on Wednesday. Replying to England's 399, Blackwood was the mainstay of the West Indies innings, finishing unbeaten on 112...
  • 1st Test: West Indies end Day 2 at 155/4, trail England by 244 runs 3 days ago

    England overcame a late order collapse before lunch to regain the initiative in the final two sessions of the second day of the first Test against the West Indies on Tuesday. Strongly placed at 341 for five after the first day, England were all out for 399 just before lunch, losing...
  • James Anderson will be remembered as an England great: Vivian Richards 5 days ago

    St. John's: West Indian batting great Vivian Richards said that pacer James Anderson will be remembered as an England great and a worthy heir to legendary all-rounder Ian Botham. Anderson earns his 100th Test cap on Monday when England take on the West Indies at the Antiguan ground that bears Richards'...
  • Motivated James Anderson ready for 100th Test match 6 days ago

    Antigua: A day ahead of playing his 100th Test match, England pacer James Anderson on Sunday said bitter memories of being sidelined in the early stages of his career keep him motivated to continue in the highest level of cricket. England take on the West Indies in the first Test on...
  • As it happened: England vs Bangladesh, ICC World Cup 2015, Match 33 March 9, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) If Bangladesh beat England, they will create history and will reach the knockout stages of a World Cup for the first time. For England, its a must-win game and a loss here will end their World Cup campaign. Teams: England: Moeen Ali, Ian Bell, Alex...
  • Umpiring error costs James Taylor World Cup ton, admits ICC February 14, 2015

    Melbourne: ICC on Saturday acknowledged that the cricket World Cup match between Australia and England ended "incorrectly" after English pacer James Anderson was given run out controversially. Following Australia's 111-run win over England in the Group A World Cup clash at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday, the Playing Control Team (PCT)...
  • Anderson rules out sledging war with firebrand Warner February 13, 2015

    Melbourne: Wily paceman James Anderson says England have no intention of provoking a sledging war with Australian firebrand David Warner in Saturday's high-profile World Cup opener. Anderson, who has a reputation of getting under the skin of Australian players, played a straight bat to questions over whether or not he would...
  • Fast bowlers should be ready for a challenging World Cup February 10, 2015

    International cricket is all about how you prepare. Keep yourself fit, put in the hard work and practice well. That in a nutshell is the mantra for doing well at the highest level. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be played in the challenging conditions of Australia and New...
  • Not a surprise! No Indian in Walsh's top bowling picks for World Cup 2015 February 5, 2015

    As the ICC Cricket World Cup gets closer and the players get more eager for one of cricket's biggest events, I will try to settle some nerves by selecting a few fast, or seam, bowlers to watch or look out for and tell you why. You will notice that I have...
  • World Cup 2015 Team Profile: England seek end to World Cup hoodoo February 3, 2015

    Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties. You never know when a wicket would fall and change the complexion of the game. Over the past two years, England team has shook hands with that theory both on and off the field. From the forbidden Kevin Pietersen saga to Alastair Cook's...
  • James Anderson doubtful for England tri-series opener January 15, 2015

    Pace spearhead James Anderson is a doubt for England's tri-series opener against Australia in Sydney as he recovers from a knee injury, skipper Eoin Morgan said on Thursday. Anderson looked fit in his return to the team in their 216-run hammering of a local side in Canberra on Monday, but sat...
  • James Anderson admits doubts about bowling after Phil Hughes death January 13, 2015

    England pacer James Anderson has said "doubts" surfaced in his mind about bowling in the wake of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes's death. Hughes was struck by a bouncer in a domestic match on November 25 and died two days later from its effects. "In the week after, I was having huge doubts...
  • James Anderson tells England to move on from Alastair Cook January 5, 2015

    London: England must forget about former captain Alastair Cook as they begin preparations for the World Cup, fast bowler James Anderson said in a British newspaper interview published on Monday. Test skipper Cook lost his one-day role in December following a run of five straight defeats, with Eoin Morgan being handed...
  • Alastair Cook takes to the oche after World Cup snub December 23, 2014

    London: Alastair Cook tried to take his mind off his shock World Cup snub as the deposed England captain stepped onto the oche at the World Darts Championships on Monday. Two days after the heartache of being sacked as England's one-day captain and dropped from the squad for next year's World...
  • Alastair Cook captain as England name provisional World Cup squad December 6, 2014

    England named a provisional 30-man squad on Saturday for next year's one-day World Cup with Alastair Cook as captain. Cook is under pressure following a poor run of results and is suspended from Sunday's game against Sri Lanka due to the team's slow over-rate in the last game. Fast bowlers James Anderson...
  • Injured James Anderson ruled out of Sri Lanka tour November 5, 2014

    James Anderson has been ruled out of England's one-day international series in Sri Lanka as he continues his rehabilitation from a knee injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said in a statement on Tuesday. The 32-year-old pace bowler, who picked up the injury earlier this year, will not take...
  • Anderson dismisses Pietersen's bullying culture claims October 10, 2014

    London: England pace spearhead James Anderson has dismissed claims made by Kevin Pietersen in his autobiography that a bullying culture flourished in the team in the recent years and described the developments in the last few days as "sad". The release of KP: The Autobiography this week has been accompanied by...
  • Anderson says England always had faith in Cook October 2, 2014

    London: England's players were convinced Alastair Cook was always going to captain them at next year's World Cup, senior paceman James Anderson said. During the course of the recent English season Cook faced calls to be replaced as both Test and one-day captain after the opener struggled for runs in both...
  • Ravindra Jadeja row went too far: James Anderson September 21, 2014

    London: Reflecting on his infamous altercation with Indian allrounder Ravindra Jadeja, England pace spearhead James Anderson said the matter that brought a great deal of stress to him "went too far" and could have been dealt with on the day of the incident itself. "I felt it went too far...
  • 4th ODI: Rahane, Dhawan power India to series win against England September 2, 2014

    Ajinkya Rahane's maiden ODI ton and Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 97 helped India beat England by nine wickets in the fourth game at Edgbaston in Birmingham. England were restricted to 206 and India have chased it down in 30.3 overs. Dhawan finished the game with a handsome six as India now...
  • 3rd ODI: Clinical India hammer England by six wickets August 30, 2014

    India put in another allround show at Nottingham on Saturday to hammer England for the second game in a row as they beat the hosts by seven wickets in the third ODI to take an unbeatable 20 lead in the fivematch series. The world champions were clinical in every department of...
  • James Anderson booed by Indian fans during third ODI at Trent Bridge August 30, 2014

    Nottingham: England pace spearhead James Anderson, who had an ugly spat with Indian allrounder Ravindra Jadeja in the first Test, was on Saturday booed by the Indian fans at Trent Bridge during the third ODI. Anderson was received with huge boos from the Indian supporters the moment he stepped out at...
  • Jadeja incident helped me: James Anderson August 18, 2014

    London: The series against India has taught England pace spearhead James Anderson a lesson or two. Instead of being aggressive with his attitude and mouth, Anderson now prefers to let the ball do all the talking. Anderson, who was involved with an altercation with India allrounder Ravindra Jadeja in the first...
  • Still no cure for Team India's travel sickness August 18, 2014

    London: 'Tigers at home, pussycats abroad', has long been said about India's cricketers. It is one that will be repeated after India's 31 defeat by England in a fivematch Test series finished with a colossal innings and 244run loss at The Oval on Sunday that culminated in the tourists collapsing to...
  • India's shocking batting stats in last four innings: 63/6, 66/6, 44/6, 62/6 August 17, 2014

    Another batting disaster by the Indian batsmen once again illustrated the fact that the top order haven't learnt anything from their previous outings on the ongoing tour. The visitors have not crossed the 200run mark in the previous four innings and surely have made a habit of losing five to...