Anderson has now joined a select group of bowlers who have taken over 500 test wickets – Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne, Anil Kumble, Glenn McGrath and Courtney Walsh have all took a quintuple century of wickets in international test cricket.
Lancashire’s home ground will host four more England Internationals behind closed-doors this summer
Lacnashire’s Matt Parkinson has been included in England’s 30 man training squad for the West Indies series.
Interview: Monty Panesar talks England career, bowling at Old Trafford and playing with ‘Superman’ Freddie Flintoff
Dan Haygarth speaks to former England cricketer Monty Panesar about his international career
New Zealand v England cricket: Second test, day three recap as Root and Burns centuries boost England’s victory chances
Today’s play is one of the few in this series where England can say they held the advantage, though much more will be required to win this test match and square the series in Hamilton as the tourists reached 269-5, still 106 runs behind New Zealand.
New Zealand opener Tom Latham racked up his fifth test century in only ten innings on a truncated first day of the second test at Seddon Park in Hamilton overnight.
If you ever needed reminding how strong Michael Atherton’s Mancunian roots are just mention the weather.
Any negative self-reflection after the Ashes should be left firmly to the vanquished Australians, former England wicketkeeper, Alec Stewart, has said.
Lancashire wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has been called up to the England squad to replace the injured Matt Prior for the third Test against India.
Buttler staking his claim to replace Matt Prior as England’s test wicketkeeper with a string of impressive performances