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Anderson joining England squad is good news, says Cook

Mumbai: Fast bowler James Anderson could return to spearhead the England pace attack against India in the second Test of five-match series at Visakhapatnam after he was cleared to join his team-mates, visiting captain Alastair Cook said on Saturday. “(It’s) really good news about Anderson. He has worked hard to get back. He’s got the

Anderson, Broad out for rest of English season

London: England’s new-ball Test duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad will both miss the final few weeks of the domestic season through injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced today. However, they are expected to be fit for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh. Anderson, England’s all-time leading wicket-taker, requires what an ECB

Anderson awaits security advice on Bangladesh tour

London: James Anderson says he will accept the advice of England’s security experts when it comes to deciding whether he should tour Bangladesh. England are due to fly to Bangladesh on September 30 for three one-day internationals and two Test matches. But there have been concerns about the fixtures since an attack by jihadists on

Anderson can’t hide his debt to India’s Zaheer

London:  James Anderson may now be ranked as the world’s top bowler but the England great was happy to acknowledge how watching India’s Zaheer Khan had helped him reach the summit ahead of the fourth Test against Pakistan at The Oval. Conventional or reverse swing where a ball deviates late in flight is one of

Anderson, Stokes and Rashid called up for second Pakistan Test

London: England added premier pace bowler James Anderson, all-rounder Ben Stokes and leg-spinner Adil Rashid to an expanded 14-man squad announced for Friday’s second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford. The trio took no part in England’s 75-run defeat by Pakistan in the first of a four-match series at Lord’s on Sunday. But Anderson, England’s