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India vs England: James Anderson becomes oldest pacer to booty 5-wicket booty in aftermost 70 years of Test candid

India vs England: James Anderson becomes oldest pacer to booty 5-wicket booty in aftermost 70 years of Test cricket

James Anderson best up his 31st five-wicket booty in Test candid on Day 2 of the advancing bout adjoin India at Lord's to become the oldest pacer to accomplish the accomplishment in the aftermost 70 years.

James Anderson is currently 6th on the account of best five-wicket hauls in Test candid (AP Photo)

James Anderson best up his 4th five-wicket booty vs India at Lord's in Tests

Anderson's 31st five-for saw him beat Ravichandran Ashwin's tally

at 39 years 14 days, Anderson is the oldest pacer to grab a five-for in Tests in the aftermost 70 years

England fast bowler James Anderson added addition calamus to his illustrious Test cap as he best up his 31st five-wicket booty in the architecture in the advancing bout adjoin India at Lord's.

Anderson best up the wickets of Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara on Day 1 of the Lord's Test afore abiding to complete his five-for by sending aback Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah in beneath than 2 sessions.

At 39 years and 14 days, Anderson's fourth five-for adjoin India at Lord's fabricated him the oldest pacer to booty 5 wickets in a Test innings in the aftermost 70 years.

South Africa's Geoff Chubb holds the almanac of actuality the oldest to aces 5 wickets in a Test innings, a accomplishment he accomplished adjoin England in Manchester in 1951 at the age of 40 years and 86 days.

The adept cricketer confused over Ravichandran Ashwin to grab the sixth atom on the account of best five-wicket hauls in Test candid with his latest achievement.

Anderson had beforehand surpassed Anil Kumble to become the third-highest wicket-taker in Tests aback he removed KL Rahul on Day 3 of the aboriginal Test at Trent Bridge aftermost week.

The 39-year-old was England's standout bowler already afresh in India's aboriginal innings at Lord's with abstracts of 5 for 62 from a whopping 29 overs as India got bowled out for 364 in the additional affair on Day 2.

India added 88 runs to their brief absolute acknowledgment to the cameos played by Ravindra Jadeja (40) and Rishabh Pant (37) afterwards Ollie Robinson and Anderson addled in the first-two overs of the aboriginal affair to accelerate aback KL Rahul (129) and Ajinkya Rahane (1), respectively.

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