New Delhi: The last test match of the four-match series between India and England (IND vs ENG) is being played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The second day of this match became memorable for England’s fast bowler James Anderson. As soon as James Anderson took the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane on the second day, he took another big record in cricket.
Anderson created history
As soon as James Anderson took the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane in the first innings of the fourth Test match, he became the first bowler to complete 900 wickets for England in all formats of cricket. No English bowler had touched 900 international wickets before James Anderson.
The third bowler in the world to make this record
James Anderson has become the third fast bowler to take 900 wickets in world cricket. Before them, this feat has been done by the legendary Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath and the great Pakistani bowler Wasim Akram. McGrath has a total of 949 wickets. While Wasim Akram took 916 wickets.
Wasim Akram left behind
James Anderson has left behind legendary Pakistan bowler Wasim Akram in the list of fastest 900 wickets in Test cricket. Anderson touched the figure of 900 wickets in the 507th innings. While Akram took 525 innings to do the same feat. Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan has the record of taking the fastest 900 wickets in the world, he did this feat in 385th innings.
Best anderson in test
In Test cricket, James Anderson is the highest wicket-taker in the world. James Anderson now has 614 wickets. Not only this, Anderson is the only fast bowler in the world to complete 600 wickets in Test cricket. Overall, Muralitharan, Shane Warne and Anil Kumble have taken more than 600 wickets in Test cricket.