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ENG vs IND: James Anderson becomes the first bow bowler to take 400 Test wickets in England

Marathon man James Anderson has reached another milestone in his career on Saturday, the fourth day of the third test against India at Headingley.

He also claimed his 400 wicket at home and chased away Ajinkya Rahane in the morning. He is now the first bowler to have 400 wickets in England, and the second bowler – after Muttiah Muralitharan – took the most wickets in his home country.

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Anderson is one of two England chefs – the other being Stuart Broad – who took more than 300 wickets at home in Test matches. Fred Trueman is third in the list of wicket-takers in England, with 229 wickets.

Among the wicket-takers at home, Anil Kumble is third, with 350, followed by Broad (341 wickets), and Shane Warne (319 wickets).

The 39-year-old topped the list, already taking 13 wickets at 16.25 and hitting 47.7. This year, she has taken 30 wickets out of 19.79, plus two wickets.


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