Anderson accomplished the feat in the second Test against New Zealand at the Edgbaston. England won the toss and decided to hit first in the second test against New Zealand. The legendary pacemaker has now appeared in 162 games for England, one more than Cook, who played 161 games in the longest format.
1⃣6⃣2⃣ not out! Congratulations to @ jimmy9 who becomes the test player with the most matches in England 🤩 # ENGvNZ https://t.co/dYS3qgAkHR
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Fast launcher Stuart broad ranks third on the list having played 147 tryouts for England, while the former cricketer Alec stewart ranks fourth with 133 games to his credit.
Anderson is the only fast pitcher to have taken over 600 wickets in the game’s longest format. He has 616 scalps in test cricket, 98 more than Broad, who is the only other active player on the list of the top ten ground takers.
18 years. 616 windows. 162 tests. Your skill, desire, and sacrifice continue to amaze us all. Our more limited tests… https://t.co/kNNK1Nm2Ft
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The right-handed pacemaker has revealed that he wasn’t sure if he was good enough to play international cricket when he started in May 2003 against Zimbabwe at Lord’s.
“I thought it wasn’t good enough. I thought it was a big step up from county cricket. I remember Nasser [Hussain] I didn’t have a good leg for me and I ran several races. My first ball was no ball too, so there was a lot of nerves there and I felt like this was maybe a step too far for me at the time, “he said as reported by ESPNcricinfo.
The senior activist feels that obstacles in his long career have only made him stronger.
Anderson also admitted that his growth from a good bowler to someone who could win games took some time and helped after he performed well against the best teams.
Meanwhile, minutes before the start of the second wicketkeeper-batsman test Bj watling Was discarded. Wellington Firebirds wicket-keeper batsman Tom blundell He will take the gloves and hit six in his 11th test.