James Anderson records 1,000 scalps in first-class cricket | Cricket News

MANCHESTER: England leader James Anderson recorded his 1,000th wicket in first-class cricket on Monday.
The veteran point guard achieved the feat in the current game against Kent County while playing for Lancashire here at Emirates Old Trafford.
Anderson dismissed Zak Crawley, Jordon Cox, Oliver Robinson, Jack Leaning, Heino Kuhn, Matt Milnes and Harry Podmore as Kent was reduced to 34/8 in the opening innings.

As the race leader fired Kuhn, he recorded his 1,000th scalp in first-class cricket.
In June, Anderson added another feather to his already illustrious cap by overtaking former skipper Alastair Cook to become England’s most capped trial cricketer.
Anderson achieved the feat in the second Test against New Zealand at Edgbaston. The legendary playmaker has now played 162 games for England, one more than Cook, who played 161 in the longest format.
Quick pitcher Stuart Broad is third on the list after playing 147 tests for England while former cricketer Alec Stewart sits in fourth place with 133 appearances to his name.
Anderson is the only fast pitcher who has taken over 600 wickets in the game’s longest format. He has 617 scalps in Test Cricket.
The right-handed point guard had revealed he wasn’t sure he was good enough to play international cricket when he made his debut in May 2003 against Zimbabwe at Lord’s.
“I thought I wasn’t good enough. I thought it was a huge step forward from county cricket. I remember Nasser [Hussain] didn’t have a good leg for me and did a lot of downhills. My first ball was also a non-ball so there was a lot of nerves there and I felt like maybe it was a step too far for me at this point, “he said. stated, as reported by ESPNcricinfo.

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