Jimmy Anderson century of Lord’s Test wickets a first for the fast men

Jimmy Anderson century of Lord’s Test wickets a first for the fast men
 

The ball that did for Murali Vijay was not the most spectacular that Jimmy Anderson has bowled in this match. It was stock, short of a length, straight, but slanting in towards middle stump. He delivers dozens like it in every Test, hundreds in every season. But he will always remember it, because it earned him his 100th Test wicket at Lord’s. He is only the second man to take so many at one venue. The other was Muttiah Muralitharan, who took a hundred and some in Kandy, Galle, and Colombo. Which means Anderson is the first fast bowler to do it – Dennis Lillee could not do it at the MCG,... read more

 
13 August 2018 in Sport, Views: 66
Source: Guardian
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