James Anderson reaches 1,000 first-class wickets with five-wicket haul for Lancashire against Kent

James Anderson earns his 1,000th spot in first class during the Lancashire county championship matchup with Kent at Emirates Old Trafford; Heino Kuhn’s wicket, taken from the James Anderson End, was fifth in an incredible spell with the new ball to finish with his career best figures of 7-19

James Anderson becomes the first fast pitcher since 2005 to hit 1,000 world-class terrains.

James Anderson has reached another milestone in his remarkable career by taking his 1000th first-class spot during the LV = County Lancashire Championship match against Kent at Emirates Old Trafford.

The England star, who will turn 39 at the end of the month, is already the most prolific fast pitcher in test cricket history, with 617 wickets to his name, and reached his latest milestone during an incredible new ball spell for his home. county when he had Heino Kuhn trapped behind by Dane Vilas with one of his classic outswingers.

The wicket was taken from the winger that bears his name and completed his 51st round of five first-class wickets – the 1,001 and 1,002 wickets followed shortly after, as Anderson claimed his career best figures of 7-19 after 10 overs of great swing bowling like Kent. was released by 74.

Anderson becomes the fourteenth player to reach 1,000 first-class wickets this century and the fifth locksmith after Andy Caddick (in 2005), Martin Bicknell (in 2004), Devon Malcolm (in 2002) and Wasim Akram (in 2001). ).

Having made his first-class debut with Lancashire in 2002, Anderson becomes the first man to accomplish the feat having started his career since the turn of the century and 216th overall.

Although he now has 385 first-class wickets for the Red Rose, most of Anderson’s scalps have made it into international cricket and three other proving grounds will take him past Anil Kumble and into third place on the all-time list. times, with only Muttiah Muralitharan (800) and Shane Warne (708) above him.

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