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The Ashes, England vs Australia, 4th Check: James Anderson Second Solely To Sachin Tendulkar In Listing Of Most Capped Check Gamers | Cricket Information

AUS vs ENG: James Anderson turned the second participant with most caps in historical past of Check cricket.© AFP

England veteran quick bowler James Anderson created historical past as he turned the second participant with most caps in Check cricket when he stepped onto the sphere for the fourth Ashes Check match on the Sydney Cricket Floor in opposition to Australia. Anderson, who had 168 Checks to his identify after the primary three Ashes video games, surpassed the likes of former Australian captains Ricky Ponting and Steve Waugh to face second within the checklist of most caps within the longest format. Legendary Indian batter Sachin Tendulkar tops the checklist with 200 Checks performed for the nationwide facet.

In 168 Checks (earlier than the continued SCG Check), Anderson has 639 wickets to his identify which is essentially the most by any quick bowler within the historical past of the sport.

Following intently is England teammate Stuart Broad. Broad has 151 Check caps (together with the continued SCG Check) and has claimed 527 Check wickets for the nationwide facet.

Anderson, who wasn’t picked for the primary Ashes Check at The Gabba, returned to the facet for the subsequent two Checks and the continued fourth sport on the SCG.


Nevertheless, England’s fortunes did not change a lot as they misplaced the primary three video games to give up the sequence tamely to their arch-rivals.

The guests misplaced the primary match by 9 wickets in Brisbane adopted by a 275-run defeat on the Adelaide Oval. They have been humiliated within the third Check match performed on the Melbourne Cricket Floor by an innings and 14 runs as they misplaced the three 3-0 with two Checks nonetheless to go at the moment.



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