New Delhi: England fast bowler James Anderson created history in Test cricket on Friday. He has overtaken India’s Anil Kumble in the matter of taking wickets in this format, not only this, Jimmy has become the third-highest wicket-taker in Test history.
Top 3 wicket takers in Tests
38-year-old James Anderson has now taken 621 wickets in Test cricket, while Anil Kumble took 619 wickets in this format. There are only 2 bowlers ahead of Jimmy. Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka has taken 800 Test wickets and Shane Warne has taken 708 Test wickets.
Congratulations to Kumble
Anil Kumble has congratulated James Anderson for breaking his own record. He took to Twitter, ‘Congratulations Jimmy, great to see that a fast bowler has reached this far, legend.’ It is worth noting that James is the highest wicket-taker in Tests.
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) August 6, 2021
Jimmy’s havoc in Nottingham
In India’s first innings during the Nottingham Test, James Anderson showed 4 Indian batsmen the way to the pavilion, in which KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Virat Kohli) And Shardul Thakur was involved.