James Anderson continues to haunt batters, wreaking havoc at 40

Sports Tak Staff
February 252023

Age is just a number for 40-year-old England's veteran pacer James Anderson, whose bowling is only getting better day by day. 

James Anderson continues to haunt batters even at 40. Since turning 38, he has snared 40 wickets in overseas.

James Anderson has taken 40 wickets at an average of 14.97 on foreign soil after crossing the age of 38.

During this period, James Anderson took 6 wickets at an average of 7.66 in Sri Lanka, 8 wickets at an average of 18.5 in Pakistan.

Anderson has picked 8 wickets in India at an average of 15.87, 8 in Australia at an average of 23.37 and 10 wickets in New Zealand at an average of 9.1 so far.

James Anderson has taken 85 wickets at an average of 19.43 in Test cricket since January 1, 2021.

James Anderson has become the No.1 bowler following his incredible show with the ball in Tests.

James Anderson is the first bowler since 1936 to reach No.1 in the ICC Test rankings at the age of 40.

James Anderson has played 179 Tests in which he has snared 685 wickets. He is the fourth highest wicket taker in Tests.

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