James Anderson

Born: July 30, 1982 (age 35)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Burnley, England
Nationality: England flag English

Role: Bowler

Batting Style: Left-handed
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
Career History
InternationalNational SideEngland (2003-)
Test DebutMay 22, 2003 vs. Zimbabwe
ODI DebutDec 25, 2002 vs. Australia
Domestic2002-Lancashire Lightning
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England's James Anderson is bowled out on day two of the First Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
All to play for in England, West Indies decider
The West Indies hold a slender lead over England at the end of day two of their deciding Test match.
Sep 8, 20:29
Ben Stokes can barely hide his excitement on day three of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 16, 2016
14 wickets fall on opening day
Ben Stokes stars for England as 14 wickets fall on an eventful first day of the final Test with the West Indies.
Sep 7, 19:16
England's James Anderson is bowled out on day two of the First Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
James Anderson: 'Big improvement needed from England'
James Anderson challenges England to become more consistent in order to head to Australia full of confidence for the Ashes series.
Aug 26, 22:46
A red Stuart 'StuBro' Broad in action on day three of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 16, 2016
Result: England crush West Indies in three days at Edgbaston
Stuart Broad overtakes Sir Ian Botham as England's second all-time leading Test wicket-taker as the hosts seal victory against West Indies in three days at Edgbaston.
Aug 19, 21:20
Moeen Ali celebrates his 150 during day two of the second Test between England and Sri Lanka on May 28, 2016
Result: England wrap up South Africa series win
England wrap up a 3-1 series win over South Africa with a 177-run victory in the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
Aug 7, 18:28
English fast bowler James Anderson celebrates after becoming the highest ever English wicket taker with 384 after taking the wicket of West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin on day five of the first cricket Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir
England in charge against South Africa in fourth Test
England hold an advantage of 142 runs at the close of play on day two of the fourth Test with South Africa after reducing the tourists to 220-9.
Aug 5, 18:42
Joe Root looks downbeat during day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016
Result: South Africa thrash England to level Test series
South Africa record a 340-run win over England in the second Test match at Trent Bridge, a result which levels the four-game series.
Jul 17, 15:02
Hashim Amla in action on day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016
South Africa hold edge over England after first day of second Test
South Africa end the first day of the second Test match with England at Trent Bridge on 309-6.
Jul 14, 19:06
Moeen Ali celebrates his 150 during day two of the second Test between England and Sri Lanka on May 28, 2016
England hold advantage over South Africa
Moeen Ali contributes with both bat and ball as England hold a lead of 244 runs over South Africa at the end of the second day of the first Test at Lord's.
Jul 7, 18:44
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
Alastair Cook made available for start of Essex season
Alastair Cook is made available to play for Essex in their first three County Championship matches, as well as three One-Day Cup games, by the ECB.
Mar 24, 17:37
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
James Anderson: 'Joe Root obvious successor to England captain Alastair Cook'
England bowler James Anderson says that Joe Root is the "obvious candidate" to replace Alastair Cook as captain.
Feb 8, 12:06
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
England bowler James Anderson ruled out of final Test against India
England bowler James Anderson is ruled out of the fifth and final Test against India in Chennai due to "body soreness".
Dec 15, 08:11
Alastair Cook walks off after being dismissed early during the second innings on day three of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 28, 2015
India in command as England struggle with bat
England face a huge task to avoid losing the second Test against India after their top order struggled on day two in Visakhapatnam.
Nov 18, 11:27
Indias Cheteshwar Pujara walks back to the pavilion after losing his wicket for 11 runs during play on the third day of the fifth cricket Test match between England and India at The Oval in London on August 17, 2014
Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli centuries put India in control against England
Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli hit centuries to put India on 317-4 after day one of the second Test against England.
Nov 17, 11:29
Chris Woakes of England grimaces in the field during day one of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at the Kia Oval on August 21, 2013
Chris Woakes could be rested for England's second Test against India
England captain Alastair Cook reveals that Chris Woakes could be rested for the second Test against India.
Nov 16, 11:04
Alex Hales of England bats during day three of the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's on June 11, 2016
James Anderson not included as England name unchanged side for India tour
Alex Hales and James Anderson are absent from England's 16-man squad for the tour of India, while Jake Ball retains his place.
Oct 25, 22:57
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
England bowler James Anderson to miss first Test in India
England captain Alastair Cook reveals that James Anderson will miss the first Test in India as he continues to recover from a shoulder injury.
Oct 19, 10:01
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
James Anderson confident of making India tour
England fast bowler James Anderson says that he is confident of being fit in time for the five-Test series with India next month.
Oct 5, 22:10
Mark Wood and James Anderson celebrate dismissing Nathan Lyon on day three of the First Test of The Ashes on July 10, 2015
James Anderson, Mark Wood ruled out of England's tour of Bangaldesh
Bowlers James Anderson and Mark Wood are ruled out of England's tour of Bangladesh after suffering a recurrence of their respective injuries.
Sep 29, 09:01
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
James Anderson 'to miss Bangladesh tour'
James Anderson is reportedly ruled out of England's upcoming tour of Bangladesh as he continues to recover from a shoulder injury.
Sep 28, 23:25
England's James Anderson during day 3 of the 4th Ashes Test at Durham on August 11, 2013
James Anderson, Stuart Broad ruled out for rest of season due to injuries
England bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad will not play again this season due to injuries.
Aug 27, 12:09
Jonny Bairstow has a rest during day five of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 6, 2016
Result: Pakistan cruise to victory in fourth Test against England
Pakistan draw the Test series with England after a 10-wicket victory at The Oval.
Aug 14, 17:38
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Asad Shafiq, Younis Khan centuries help Pakistan open up 12-run lead over England
Asad Shafiq and Younis Khan strike centuries to edge Pakistan into a slender 12-run lead over England on day two of the fourth Test at The Oval.
Aug 12, 19:00
James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Mitchell Marsh during day one of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston on July 29, 2015
James Anderson regains number one Test bowling ranking
James Anderson moves above Ravichandran Ashwin in the latest Test bowling rankings list, while Steve Smith is named as the world's top batsman.
Aug 8, 15:50
Alastair Cook celebrates his century on day three of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on October 15, 2015
Alastair Cook, Alex Hales hit 50 as England claw back momentum
England regain the lead as Alastair Cook and Alex Hales end day three of the third Test 120-0 in the second innings against Pakistan at Edgbaston.
Aug 5, 18:36
Ben Stokes on his knees on January 23, 2016
James Anderson: 'Ben Stokes is a big loss'
James Anderson laments the loss of Ben Stokes ahead of England's third Test match against Pakistan.
Aug 1, 15:31
Joe Root in action on the second day of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
Result: England level up series against Pakistan with 330-run victory in second Test
England level up the series 1-1 by beating Pakistan by 330 runs in the second Test at Old Trafford.
Jul 25, 17:45
Adil Rashid of England reacts after being hit to the boundary during day two of the 1st Test between Pakistan and England at Zayed Cricket Stadium on October 14, 2015 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Adil Rashid snubbed as England win toss and choose to bat against Pakistan
Adil Rashid misses out as England win the toss and opt to bat against Pakistan in the second Test at Old Trafford.
Jul 22, 10:57
A frustrated Steven Finn gets down on all fours on day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016)
Jake Ball, Steven Finn left out of England team for second Test against Pakistan
England captain Alastair Cook confirms that Jake Ball and Steven Finn will not be part of the 12-man team for the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford.
Jul 21, 12:42
James Anderson of England with figures of 6 for 42 acknowledges the crowds applause during day two of the 3rd Test match between West Indies and England at Kensington Oval on May 2, 2015
James Anderson, Ben Stokes named in England squad for second Pakistan Test
James Anderson and Ben Stokes are named in a 14-man England squad for the second Test against Pakistan.
Jul 18, 16:04
A cricket ball on the field
Jake Ball to make England Test debut against Pakistan at Lord's
England captain Alastair Cook confirms that fast bowler Jake Ball will make his Test debut against Pakistan at Lord's tomorrow.
Jul 13, 12:43
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
James Anderson out of first Test against Pakistan due to shoulder injury
James Anderson is ruled out of England's first Test against Pakistan with a shoulder injury.
Jul 7, 11:52
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
England bowler James Anderson injury doubt for Test against Pakistan
England bowler James Anderson could reportedly miss the first Test against Pakistan next month because of a shoulder injury.
Jun 25, 12:31
Detailed view of a cricket ball in a puddle as play is abandoned due to rain during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Worcestershire Rapids and Nottinghamshire Outlaws at New Road on June 27, 2014
Result: England, Sri Lanka draw third Test as rain forces match to be abandoned
England win the series 2-0 after the third Test against Sri Lanka ends in a draw due to rain at Lord's.
Jun 13, 17:16
England's Alex Hales plays a shot watched by Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal on the fourth day of the third Test on June 12, 2016
Alex Hales edges England towards victory in third Test
Alex Hales hits 94 as England set an imposing target for Sri Lanka in the third Test at Lord's.
Jun 12, 19:18
Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne plays a shot on the second day of the third Test against England on June 10, 2016
Sri Lanka fight back against England in third Test
Sri Lanka fight back strongly against England as they end day two of the third Test 162-1, which leaves them trailing by 254 runs at Lord's.
Jun 10, 18:32
England batsman Alastair Cook raises his bat after reaching 10,000 Test runs against Sri Lanka on May 30, 2016
England to name unchanged side for third Test against Sri Lanka
England captain Alastair Cook confirms that the team is unchanged for the third and final Test against Sri Lanka, which begins at Lord's tomorrow.
Jun 8, 12:57
James Anderson of England with figures of 6 for 42 acknowledges the crowds applause during day two of the 3rd Test match between West Indies and England at Kensington Oval on May 2, 2015
James Anderson replaces Stuart Broad at top of Test bowler rankings
Three five-wicket hauls against Sri Lanka have seen James Anderson jump above his England teammate Stuart Broad to top the ICC Test bowler rankings.
May 31, 10:32
England batsman Nick Compton hits the winning runs during day four of the Test match against Sri Lanka on May 30, 2016
Result: England wrap up series win over Sri Lanka with nine-wicket victory in second Test
England wrap up a series win over Sri Lanka by winning the second Test by nine wickets in Durham.
May 30, 16:44
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
Sri Lanka put up some resistance
Following on, Sri Lanka find themselves 88 runs behind England with five wickets in hand after day three of the second Test in Durham.
May 29, 19:03