Free Press Journal
  • Hope Jimmy continues to terrorise batsmen: Joe Root

    London : Skipper Joe Root paid rich tribute to James Anderson for becoming the most successful fast bowler in Test history and hoped he will continue to spearhead the English attack and terrorise batsmen in future.

  • I’ve learnt how to bowl in away series: Mohammed Shami

    London : Indian speedster Mohammed Shami says he watched videos of rival pacers Stuart Broad and James Anderson to understand how to exploit English conditions and has learnt to make an impact while bowling in away series.

  • India vs England: pacer James Anderson fined for showing dissent at umpire’s decision

    London: England pacer James Anderson has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for showing dissent at an umpire’s decision during the second day of the ongoing fifth Test against India here. In addition to the fine, one demerit point has been added to the disciplinary record of the fast bowler, for whom it was the first offence since the introduction of the revised Code in September 2016, the ICC said

  • James Anderson is a special commodity: Joe Root

    London : Effusive in his praise for very effective James Anderson, England skipper Joe Root says the veteran paceman is a ‘special commodity’, who is getting better with age. The 36-year-old Anderson crossed the 100-wicket mark at Lord’s during England’s comprehensive victory in the second Test against India .

  • India vs England: We would have bowled out any team in world under these conditions, says James Anderson

    London: England pacer James Anderson has said the conditions on day two of the second Test against India here were perfect for bowling and his side would have bowled out any batting line-up in the world under similar situations. Anderson took his 27th Test five-wicket haul, picking 5/20, as India were bowled out for 107 runs with rain intervening thrice during this innings.

  • James Anderson survives injury scare

    London : Veteran England paceman James Anderson has survived a major injury scare while playing golf alongside pace colleague Stuart Broad, who shared the video of the freakish incident.

  • Unrealistic to expect seamers to play all five Tests: Stuart Broad

    Birmingham: England pacer Stuart Broad has revealed that he and James Anderson are likely to be rotated through the five-Test series against India starting August 1 as part of the team management’s strategy to balance the duo’s workload.

  • ‘2012 was one of the best series I have ever played in India’

    London : The Ashes remains the pinnacle of Test cricket for James Anderson “like any Englishman” but the showdowns against India also rank pretty high as the World No.1 side brings out the absolute best in him — the 2012 away series being a case in point.

  • Jadeja, Ashwin hold on to 3rd and 5th spot in Test rankings

    Dubai : India’s spin duo of Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin held on to the third and fifth position respectively in the latest ICC Test rankings for bowlers, which was headed by England pacer James Anderson ahead of the five-match Test series starting in Birmingham on August 1.

  • ICC Test bowler rankings: England’s James Anderson regains top spot ahead of crucial India Test

    Dubai: Ahead of the crucial five-match Test rubber against India starting August 1, England pace spearhead James Anderson has regained the top spot among ICC Test bowlers in the latest rankings released here on Tuesday. Anderson, who scalped nine wickets in the drawn two-Test series against Pakistan at home, has pushed South Africa seamer Kagiso Rabada following the Proteas’ 0-2 loss at the hands of Sri Lanka in the just-concluded two-Test series.

  • 2012 win in India on par with my best Ashes: James Anderson

    London: The Ashes remains the pinnacle of Test cricket for James Anderson “like any Englishman” but the showdowns against India also rank pretty high as the world No.1 side brings out the absolute best in him — the 2012 away series being a case in point.

  • Australian captain vows no let-up on bouncers to English tailenders

    Melbourne : Australia captain Steve Smith says his fast bowlers will continue to bombard England’s tailenders with short-pitched deliveries despite claims their beleaguered batsmen deserve more protection from the umpires.

  • Anderson ‘bullies’ rant a bit rich, says Australian captain

    Adelaide : Steve Smith returned fire on Friday after a taunt by James Anderson that Australia are bullies, calling the England paceman one of the biggest sledgers in cricket as insults flew ahead of the second Test.