James Anderson names India legend as the greatest batter he has bowled against

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Throughout his 21-year-long Test profession, Anderson has dismissed quite a few legendary batters.

Renowned England seamer James Anderson has paid tribute to the iconic India batter Sachin Tendulkar, labeling him as the greatest opponent he has ever confronted on the cricket area. Anderson, who’s on the brink of retirement from Test cricket following the present first Test against West Indies at Lord’s, has had an illustrious profession spanning over 20 years. The 41-year-old has etched his identify in the document books by taking part in the second-highest variety of Tests in the historical past of the sport, with a exceptional tally of 700 wickets at a powerful common of 26.52 and an financial system fee of two.79.

Throughout his 21-year-long Test profession, Anderson has dismissed quite a few legendary batters, with Tendulkar standing out as one in every of his most formidable opponents. As he prepares to bid farewell to the recreation, Anderson was requested to replicate on the greatest batter he has ever bowled against, and with out hesitation, he singled out Tendulkar as the final problem.

“The greatest batter I must say is Sachin Tendulkar,” Anderson told Sky Sports.

Notably, Anderson has had numerous memorable moments against some of the greatest batsmen in the world. He has dismissed Tendulkar nine times in Tests, along with other top players such as Kane Williamson, Steve Smith, Michael Clarke, and Azhar Ali.

However, the batter Anderson has dismissed the most in his illustrious career is India’s Cheteshwar Pujara, a whopping 13 times. Additionally, former Australia opener David Warner has fallen victim to Anderson’s skill ten times.

The seasoned pacer shared his thoughts on the top bowlers he has encountered, highlighting Australian great Glenn McGrath and South African speedster Dale Steyn as his toughest opponents.

“The best bowler I faced was probably Glenn McGrath or Dale Steyn. Hard to pick between the two. Slightly different bowlers, but both world-class,” he added.

Meanwhile, the seasoned quick bowler is set to finish his profession on a excessive word in his closing Test match by both equaling or surpassing the legendary Shane Warne’s document of 708 wickets, making him the second-highest wicket-taker in the historical past of Test cricket.

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Nilesh Desai
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