James Anderson – Age Is Just A Number

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James Anderson

We have listen this quote many times that age is just a number but to see a real life example of this quote is very rare. England’s legend Jimmy Anderson is a love example of how this quote is applicable in real life. In this article we will tell you some unbelievable stats that defines what kind of role model Jimmy Anderson is for young players.

England is playing a 5 match test series against India. Second match of the series will be played in Vishakhapatnam. England made two changes in there playing 11. Jack Leach is replaced by Shoaib Bashir and Mark Wood is replaced by Jimmy Anderson. Anderson is on his 6th India tour which shows the longevity of this man and dedication to play for his country.

James Anderson is 41 years old and still playing hardest format of the game and also playing hardest role of a fast bowler for his team. He is truly one of the best to ever play the game. He is among highest wicket takers in test cricket. There are two players playing for England against India, Rehan Ahmed and Shoaib Bashir both are part of England’s team for the second test.

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James Anderson
James Anderson

Anderson made his test debut in May 2003. Bashir and Rehan both did not even born at that time. Rehan was born in August 2004 and Bashir was born in October 2003. It seems unbelievable how the man who made his debut in 2003 will play with the players who were not born at that time. Longevity of Anderson will define his career. His determination and dedication towards the game is very rare to see.

Anay Pareek joined Sports Big News in 2019. He is an avid cricket fan who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, he aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in his writings. He predominantly covers the IPL, World Cup and cricket leagues.