Cricket England Cricket Star James Anderson’s Major Milestone Might Never Be Broken – Forbes

England Cricket Star James Anderson’s Major Milestone Might Never Be Broken – Forbes




Nefarious weather in Southampton threatened to play party pooper on the final day of an English Test summer like no other.

Amid a global pandemic and in one of the worst-hit countries for the coronavirus, it’s remarkable Test cricket – the sport’s longest format played over five days – had been played seamlessly albeit behind closed doors and in bio-secure conditions.

Even though the third Test was destined for a tame draw, everyone – maybe apart from Pakistan’s batsmen – hoped the inclement conditions would clear with England’s ageless spearhead James Anderson on the cusp of history.

Fortunately, the weather gods were kind and while the result was inevitable there was enough time for Anderson to pick up his 600th Test wicket when he claimed the scalp of captain Azhar Ali caught at slip.

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