England fast bowler James Anderson completed 1,000 wickets!


England fast bowler James Anderson has now registered another big achievement in his name. He completed his 1000 wickets in first-class cricket while playing for Lancashire in the County Championship match against Kent on Monday.

39-year-old fast bowler James Anderson achieved this feat in first-class cricket by getting Hino Kuhn caught by Dan Vilas. At the same time, the England fast bowler also completed the 51st five-wicket haul of his career in his 262nd first-class match. In the innings of this match, he took five wickets giving only three runs in 7 overs.

With this Anderson has become the fifth bowler to take 1,000 wickets in first-class cricket. Before him, this feat has been achieved by Andy Caddick (2005), Martin Bicknell (2004), Devon Malcolm (2002), and Wasim Akram (2001). James Anderson has taken 617 wickets for England in Test cricket.