Legendary English pacer James Anderson announces retirement from Test cricket

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Anderson has appeared in 400 worldwide matches and has taken 987 wickets throughout varied codecs.

England’s legendary bowler, James Anderson, has confirmed that he will probably be retiring from Test cricket throughout the upcoming summer season at dwelling. The 41-year-old has introduced that England’s match in opposition to West Indies at Lord’s this 12 months will mark his last look within the format.

“Hi everyone. Just a note to say that the first Test of the summer at Lord’s will be my last Test,” Anderson stated in a press release on his social media.

“It’s been an incredible 20 years representing my country, playing the game I’ve loved since I was a kid. I’m going to miss walking out for England so much. But I know the time is right to step aside and let others realise their dreams just like I got to, because there is no greater feeling,” he added.

Anderson expressed his gratitude to his household for his or her unwavering help all through the years.

“I couldn’t have done it without the love and support of Daniella, Lola, Ruby and my parents. A huge thank you to them. Also, thank you to the players and coaches who have made this the best job in the world.

“I’m excited for the brand new challenges that lie forward, in addition to filling my days with much more golf. Thank you to everybody who has supported me through the years, it’s all the time meant lots, even when my face usually doesn’t present it. See you on the Test. Go effectively, Jimmy x,” he wrote on Instagram.


Anderson has appeared in 400 worldwide matches and has taken 987 wickets throughout varied codecs, making him the main seamer on this class. Although he performed his final One Day International (ODI) throughout the 2015 World Cup, Anderson nonetheless holds the report for England with 269 wickets.




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