The Pacer’s Triumph: James Anderson Sets A New Record In Test Matches

Team India is currently playing against England in Dharamshala for the fifth time in the ongoing test series between the two sides.

The fifth test between the two sides became quite special for England’s pace bowler as he set a new record in test-match cricket.

James Anderson completes 700 wickets in test-match cricket. He is currently the third-highest wicket taker in test cricket after Muralitharan and Shane Warne.

James Anderson’s tally was 698, and he needed two wickets in the final test to reach that landmark. The pacer dismissed Kuldeep Yadav to pick up his 700th wicket in test cricket.

Players with the most wickets in test matches

  1. Muralitharan (Srilanka): 800 wickets
  2. Shane Warne (Australia): 719 wickets
  3. James Anderson (England): 700 wickets
  4. Anil Kumble (India): 619 wickets
  5. Stuart Broad (England): 604 wickets 

England’s playing XI:Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Ben Stokes (c), Jonny Bairstow, Ben Foakes (wk), Tom Hartley, Shoaib Bashir, Mark Wood, and James Anderson

India’s playing 11: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Devdutt Padikkal, Ravindra Jadeja, Sarfaraz Khan, Dhruv Jurel (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, and Jasprit Bumrah

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