james anderson 5 wickets away from to complete 700 test wickets india vs england 3rd test. This deadly bowler is just 5 wickets away from the world record, will do big things in test cricket as soon as he achieves it.

By Nishu Bhardwaj February 9, 2024 6:08 AM IST

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India vs England 3rd Test: A five-Test series is being played between India and England. England won the first test match by 28 runs. After this, Team India made a strong comeback in the second test match and won by 106 runs. The bowlers and batsmen performed amazingly for Team India. James Anderson bowled well for England in the second test match and took a total of 5 wickets in both the innings. But he could not make his team win. If Anderson gets a chance in the third test, he can make a big record in his name. Let us know about it.

These records can be made in test cricket

If James Anderson takes five more wickets in the third Test match against India, he will complete his 700 wickets in Test cricket. Apart from this, he will become the first fast bowler to take 700 wickets in Test cricket. Overall, he will become the third bowler to take more than 700 wickets in Test cricket. Before him, Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan and Australia’s Shane Warne have done this. But both of them were spinners.

Third highest wicket taking bowler

James Anderson has so far taken 695 wickets in 184 Test matches, which includes 32 five-wicket hauls. He is currently at third place in terms of taking most wickets in Test cricket. Ahead of him are Shane Warne (708 wickets) and Muttiah Muralitharan (800 wickets).

This is how my career has been

James Anderson is counted among the great fast bowlers of the world. He is the highest wicket taker for England in Test cricket. He made his Test debut for England in 2003. Since then, he has remained an important link in England’s bowling attack. He has also taken 269 wickets in 194 ODI matches for England. He has 18 wickets in his name in 19 T20I matches. Anderson is currently 41 years old. But agility is evident on the field.

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