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James Anderson becomes first fast bowler to complete 950 WICKETS in International cricket


ENG vs SA 2nd Test: James Anderson 950 Wickets – Veteran England pacer James Anderson has reached a major milestone in his career.…

ENG vs SA 2nd Test: James Anderson 950 Wickets – Veteran England pacer James Anderson has reached a major milestone in his career. The renowned English cricketer went on to become the first-ever pacer in the history of the game to register 951 international wickets. Spread across all three formats of the game, Anderson has wrapped up 950 wickets which is a landmark achievement for the pacer. Follow England vs South Africa LIVE Updates on Insidesport.IN

ENG vs SA 2nd Test: James Anderson breaks another MILESTONE, becomes first fast bowler to complete 950 WICKETS in International cricket – Check out

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ENG vs SA 2nd Test: James Anderson breaks another MILESTONE, becomes first fast bowler to complete 950 WICKETS in International cricket - Check out
ENG vs SA 2nd Test: James Anderson breaks another MILESTONE, becomes first fast bowler to complete 950 WICKETS in International cricket – Check out

It has taken 387 matches for Anderson to achieve this extraordinary milestone. The total of 387 matches includes 174 Test matches, 194 ODI matches, and 19 T20Is. Anderson picked his 950th wicket against South Africa in the 2nd Test match between the two ongoing nations.

James Anderson Career Records across All Formats:- 

Span Mat Wkts BBI BBM Avg Econ SR 5w 10w
2002-2022 387 951 7/42 11/71 27.18 3.27 49.8 34 3

Anderson has 664 wickets in Test cricket from 174 games. In ODIs, the English bowler has 269 wickets from 194 games and 18 wickets from 19 games in the shortest format of the game.

James Anderson Career Records:- 

Span Mat Wkts BBI BBM Avg Econ SR 5w 10w
2003-2022 174 664 7/42 11/71 26.26 2.8 56.2 32 3
2002-2015 194 269 5/23 5/23 29.22 4.92 35.6 2 0
2007-2009 19 18 3/23 3/23 30.66 7.84 23.4 0 0

ENG vs SA 2nd Test: James Anderson breaks another MILESTONE, becomes first fast bowler to complete 950 WICKETS in International cricket – Check out

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Anderson has now gone past Australia great Glenn McGrath who has 949 international dismissals. This helps Anderson become the only pacer to cross 950 wickets across all formats of the game in International cricket. Anderson also added another feature on his cap when he played his 100th Test match on his home soil against South Africa.

Anderson is also the fourth-highest wicket-taker across all formats. Only Muttiah Muralidharan with 1347 wickets, Shane Warne with 1001, and Anil Kumble with 956 wickets are ahead of the 40-year-old English pacer.

ENG vs SA 2nd Test: James Anderson breaks another MILESTONE, becomes first fast bowler to complete 950 WICKETS in International cricket – Check out

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