On Friday, England pacer James Anderson picked up his thirty first five-wicket haul in Check cricket towards India on the iconic Lord’s Cricket Floor.
Anderson eliminated the well-settled Rohit Sharma (83) and Cheteshwar Pujara (9) on the opening day of the second Check earlier than returning to finish his fifer by dismissing Ajinkya Rahane (1), Ishant Sharma (8) and Jasprit Bumrah (0) on Day 2.
Anderson, 39, has now develop into the oldest quick bowler to take 5 wickets in a Check inning within the final 70 years. South Africa’s Geoff Chubb was the oldest pacer to select a five-wicket haul in Check cricket. Chubb achieved this file feat towards England in Manchester in 1951 on the age of 40.
Anderson additionally left Ravichandran Ashwin behind within the listing of most fifers in red-ball cricket.
Right here’s how Twitterati hailed ageless Anderson:
@jimmy9 you magnificence!! 🙌💪
You simply can’t hold this man out of the sport. Completely superb.
— Sandeep Lamichhane (@Sandeep25) August 13, 2021
One other fifer for Jimmy Anderson. Man he’s good. I swear he doesn’t age 😂 #ENGvIND
— Chloe-Amanda Bailey (@ChloeAmandaB) August 13, 2021
How good !! @jimmy9 🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) August 13, 2021
A thirty first five-wicket haul for James Anderson!
— ICC (@ICC) August 13, 2021
39 years. 30 Overs. thirty first 5-wicket haul. The brilliance and health of Jimmy Anderson is unmatched. 🐐
Take a Bow @jimmy9.
— Karna (@KarnaMalde7) August 13, 2021
Oldest pacers to take 5-fer towards India in final 20 years :
39y 14d – James Anderson 🏴 (in 1st inns) at Lord’s, 2021
36y 10d – James Anderson 🏴 (in 1st inns) at Lord’s, 2018#ENGvIND
— Rhitankar Bandyopadhyay (@rhitankar8616) August 13, 2021
James Anderson on this Check sequence:
He was half-fit earlier than the Check match and took 5 wickets, extra importantly, bowled 29 overs. The wicket tally strikes to 626 in Check cricket – One of many biggest ever.
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) August 13, 2021
— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) August 13, 2021
— James (@Surreycricfan) August 13, 2021
What a legend Anderson is 🐐🐐
— .. (@iBeingAyaan49) August 13, 2021
James Anderson has a fifer towards India at Lord’s in 2007, 2011, 2018 and now 2021.
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) August 13, 2021
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