Major feat

No other player before Anderson had played 100 Tests on home soil. Anderson achieved the milestone when he took the field against Dean Elgar-led South Africa.

In overcast conditions, Anderson struck in his third over. Proteas opener Sarel Erwee edged one to wicketkeeper Ben Foakes.

Early strike!

Here is the list of top 5 players with most Tests in home conditions with some of the most prominent Test players of all times!

Full list

Former England skipper has played 89 Tests at home in his 12 years of Test career. The opener retired as England's highest run-scorer in the format.

5 | Alastair Cook

England fast bowler Broad has played 91 Tests at home since his debut in 2008. Broad is the only other current player in the top five list. 

4 | Stuart Broad 

The former Australia skipper made his Test debut in 1995. Ricky Ponting went on to play 92 Tests in Australia in his 17-year-long career.

3 | Ricky Ponting

The legendary Indian batter who holds the record for most runs in the format has played 94 Tests at home in 23-year-long career.

2 | Sachin Tendulkar

The veteran English pacer made his 100th Test appearance at home in the 19th year of his Test career.

1 | James Anderson

Anderson is currently third-highest wicket-taker of all-time in Test cricket. No other fast bowler is close to Anderson's tally of wickets.

Wicket-taking machine

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