England pacer James Anderson made his sensational 150th Test appearance when he played the first Test against South Africa on Thursday at the SuperSport Park. Jimmy Anderson, popularly known as James Michael Anderson, an international cricketer who plays for Lancashire Country Cricket Club and the England Cricket Team. He is a very excellent fast bowler and wicket-taker. He was born on 30th July 1982 Burnley, Lancashire, England; he is only 37 years old and he has passed 500 test wickets. His greatest achievement till date is he represented England in 150 test matches.
James Anderson made his international debut at the age of just 20, on England’s 2002/03 tour of Australia. When he played his first ODI he had only played five List A matches. Anderson went on to feature in the 2003 ICC World Cup and made his Test match debut against Zimbabwe at Lord’s the next summer.
Later in 2003, he experienced application and was offered to play against South Africa. Still, his place did not fix in the team as he experienced a number of injuries such as stress fracture of the back. He returned with a blast and is now the opening bowler in England’s Test team. He was a regular strike bowler in England’s one-day team but has not played in that format since the 2015 world cup.
In his whole cricket career he took 577 wickets and On 25 July 2016, during the second Test of that year’s England-Pakistan series at Old Trafford, he became the first fast bowler to take 50 wickets against all other 7 major Test-playing nations, Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and West Indies. In December 2019, in the first Test against South Africa, Anderson became the ninth cricketer to play in 150 Test matches.
He is the finest gem to the England Cricket team and England is looking forward for him to make new records