Britain pacer James Anderson on Saturday turned into the second quick bowler after the incomparable Richard Hadlee to step through 30 fifers in Exam cricket. While the Englishman is the subsequent pacer, he is 6th on the general rundown. Anderson accomplished the accomplishment in the continuous second Test against Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium.
The pacer denied Sri Lanka batsman Niroshan Dickwella his lady Test century to arrive at the achievement and furthermore jumped previous Australian pacer Glenn McGrath who had 29 five-wicket pulls in the longest arrangement of the game.
New Zealand’s legend Hadlee (36) actually has the most five-wicket pulls in Test cricket for a quick bowler while Sri Lanka legend Muttiah Muralitharan has the greatest five-wicket pull by and large in the longest organization of the game. India spinner Anil Kumble is fourth in the rundown having taken 35 five-wicket pulls in a profession crossing 18 years.
The England pacer currently has 606 wickets in the longest arrangement of the game. Anderson is the principal pacer throughout the entire existence of Test cricket to scalp 600 wickets and is additionally the fourth-most noteworthy wicket-taker. The 38-year-old is just behind Muttiah Muralitharan (800), Shane Warne (708), and Anil Kumble (619).
In the interim, in the continuous second Test, Anderson and Mark Wood grabbed the bit of leeway Sri Lanka had acquired on the rear of Angelo Mathews’ century. However, the hosts have at any rate clutched the game subsequent to being two down for seven sudden spikes in demand for Friday.
On the very beginning, Lahiru Thirimanne’s 43, captain Dinesh Chadimal’s 50 years, and Mathews gutsy unbeaten ton resuscitated Sri Lanka after the hosts had lost two wickets in the initial five overs.
At the point when Shardul Thakur chose not to impart Ravi Shastri’s recommendation to Ravi Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari at SCG
In the primary meeting of day two, subsequent to losing early wickets, Dickwella and Dilruwan Perera met up to put on an unbeaten 70-run organization for the seventh wicket and drove Sri Lanka past the 300-run mark.