Sunday, 22 September 2019

Tag Archives: James Anderson

Hasan Ali remains top ODI bowler

LONDON: Pakistan’s Hasan Ali maintained his hold on the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings as the top ODI bowler. Hasan Ali finished ahead of Imran Tahir from South Africa and Jasprit Bumrah from India. England’s James Anderson was the top-ranked test bowler followed by Kagiso Rabada (South Africa) and Ravindra ...

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James Anderson replaces Stokes as England vice-captain

LONDON: James Anderson has been named as England’s Test vice-captain. He will act as Joe Root’s deputy in Australia for as long as Ben Stokes remains unavailable. Anderson, 35, is the leader of the bowling attack and, although he does not have much experience of captaincy, one of the squad’s ...

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Anderson keen to make most of pink-ball chance

PERTH: England paceman James Anderson is eager for his team to make the most of their day-night tour match in Adelaide beginning on Wednesday. Anderson took four wickets in England’s opening tour game, a two-day clash against a Western Australia XI in Perth. The 35-year-old described that as an opportunity ...

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England’s Anderson on top of Test rankings

LONDON: James Anderson’s career-best figures have catapulted the England pacer to the top of the International Cricket Council’s Test bowling rankings. The swing bowler produced something of a clinic as he took seven for 42 against West Indies – a haul that included his 500th Test wicket – in England’s nine-wicket ...

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Alastair Cook climbs to No. 6 in Test rankings

MANCHESTER: Alistair Cook has made a strong charge on the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen following a stellar performance in the day/night Test against the Windies, which England won by an innings and 209 runs at Edgbaston on Saturday. Cook not only walked away with the Player ...

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Broad backs Anderson to fire in Ashes

LONDON: Stuart Broad is “very confident” longstanding new-ball partner James Anderson will play a “big part” in England’s upcoming Ashes defence in Australia. Anderson recently turned 35 and there are concerns a five-Test series ‘Down Under’, which starts in November, could be a tour too far for England’s all-time leading ...

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Ballance, Root counterattack for England

NOTTINGHAM: James Anderson made clinical use of a good bowling morning at Trent Bridge to collect a five-wicket haul as England took the last four South Africa wickets in only 6.2 overs for the addition of only 26 runs. Anderson demolished the tail in a spell of 4 for 4 ...

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Broad and Ali help England seize advantage

James Anderson struck late on the second day to maintain England’s ascendancy over South Africa in the first Test after Stuart Broad and Moeen Ali had done the earlier damage for the home side at Lord’s. Anderson snaffled out a 99-run stand between Temba Bavuma and Theunis de Bruyn that ...

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England bring back Broad, bat against India in Chennai

CHENNAI: England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and opted to bat in the fifth and final test against India on Friday as the tourists bid to salvage some pride, having lost the series with a match to spare. England brought back fit-again all-rounder Stuart Broad and gave a test ...

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