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    Celebrating Jimmy Anderson's longevity!

    With the end of the Eng- NZ test, Jimmy Anderson has also notched up a new record.

    He has bowled MORE deliveries than ANY OTHER pacer in the history of Test cricket!

    What a guy!

    And still delivering the goods as a seamer at the age of almost 36!

    His averages in the last four Test series

    25 in NZ
    25 in Australia (WOW!)
    14 against WI
    14 against SA


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    Ghar ka Jimmy..

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    Superb bowler.

    If not for his away average of almost 35, i would have placed him the the elite group of bowlers.

    He will surpass McGrath as the highest wicket takers among pacers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirpur express View Post
    Ghar ka Jimmy..
    yes his ghost averaged 25 in NZ and Australia over the last 4-5 months

    Its also his ghost who has an average of 20 in UAE and 24 in WI

    even in India his average is 33 which isnt great but not disastrous.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dead Ball View Post
    Superb bowler.

    If not for his away average of almost 35, i would have placed him the the elite group of bowlers.

    He will surpass McGrath as the highest wicket takers among pacers.
    its 32.6. Its still not ideal i admit but his away record has largely been good in past decade or so.

    More importantly he has had atleast one good away performance in almost every country and in some cases contributing to series wins


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    Brilliant bowler. Not only him, but Broad is also spectacular.

    Both are easily greats for their country and perhaps a little more to that.

    I just hope Broad rectifies his record in Asia which is poor.

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    Respect to him - about 30,000 international deliveries or so.

    Imagine your shoulder rotator cuff going through the grind that many times, and that's only counting the ones bowled during a match situation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Varun View Post
    Respect to him - about 30,000 international deliveries or so.

    Imagine your shoulder rotator cuff going through the grind that many times, and that's only counting the ones bowled during a match situation.
    Pure insanity. It is a miracle he hasn't injured himself.

    A great accomplishment by a great bowler

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slog View Post
    With the end of the Eng- NZ test, Jimmy Anderson has also notched up a new record.

    He has bowled MORE deliveries than ANY OTHER pacer in the history of Test cricket!

    What a guy!

    And still delivering the goods as a seamer at the age of almost 36!

    His averages in the last four Test series

    25 in NZ
    25 in Australia (WOW!)
    14 against WI
    14 against SA
    Thanks for starting this thread. I have been a fan of Jimmy since long. Yes, he has had issues with taking wickets on Asian pitches, yes he is nicknamed clouderson but my god when it swings, is there a better bowler than him in this world? I guess only Hadlee would have come close to him when it came to exploiting conditions better and mastering the science of fast bowling. He is a joy to watch and the way he has carried on is remarkable. Here's to Jimmy!


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    What an incredible bowler! As someone mentioned, while fast bowling was an art form with Wasim for example, it was truly a science with Jimmy. The way in which he remodelled his action to increase longevity and control the swing he generated was truly stuff of legends. In fact I don't think there's been as drastic a change in action for a great bowler, after what Imran did after seeing Lillee.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EliteCynical View Post
    Thanks for starting this thread. I have been a fan of Jimmy since long. Yes, he has had issues with taking wickets on Asian pitches, yes he is nicknamed clouderson but my god when it swings, is there a better bowler than him in this world? I guess only Hadlee would have come close to him when it came to exploiting conditions better and mastering the science of fast bowling. He is a joy to watch and the way he has carried on is remarkable. Here's to Jimmy!
    I'd argue that his poor record outside English conditions is severely exaggerated. It's certainly decent enough. It's just that his record when it's swing is absolutely ATG level

    Also people act like there is no skill involved and anyone can just show up and swing like Anderson when there is a cloud cover... If it was so easy why doesn't everyone have similar records in such conditions

    Finally... We watch cricket for enjoyment. And for me one of the most enjoyable moments in cricket is Anderson swinging the new ball in the early English summer and making top class batsmen look like absolute mugs


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    The green mamba with 26 wickets in 18 innings in India? Celebrate longevity yes, Is he an ATG? Heck No

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    Quote Originally Posted by rhony View Post
    The green mamba with 26 wickets in 18 innings in India? Celebrate longevity yes, Is he an ATG? Heck No
    It doesn't matter, he was instrumental in helping his team win a test series in India. Not many overseas fast bowlers can claim that. It's been a pretty good career.

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    The latter part of his career Jimmy Anderson has been an elite bowler. It's because he was appalling before that people discount him from the ATG category. No doubt a British ATG though.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dead Ball View Post
    Superb bowler.

    If not for his away average of almost 35, i would have placed him the the elite group of bowlers.

    He will surpass McGrath as the highest wicket takers among pacers.
    Since he learned from Asif how to reverse it, he has taken 120 test wickets away at 30, and 171 at home at 22. So he got better at home when it didn't swing too. Those away numbers were looking better recently - I suspect he has gone on one tour too many.

    When he hangs his boots up, he'll leave a hole that will be hard for someone to fill.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robert View Post
    Since he learned from Asif how to reverse it, he has taken 120 test wickets away at 30, and 171 at home at 22. So he got better at home when it didn't swing too. Those away numbers were looking better recently - I suspect he has gone on one tour too many.

    When he hangs his boots up, he'll leave a hole that will be hard for someone to fill.
    How would you rate Stuart Broad in comparison? A rating on 10 for both will help.

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    He must share his fitness secrets for sure, everyone faded at his age but he keeps on going and going.

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    Lol to say he has been a tremendous servant to English Cricket will be a gross under statement.

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    It helps when you are dependent on swing. Still Andy is among the fittest bowler and really good fielder.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ab Fan View Post
    How would you rate Stuart Broad in comparison? A rating on 10 for both will help.
    Anderson - 9 in England, 6 abroad

    Broad - 8 in England, 6 abroad.

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    He deserves a bit more respect

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slog View Post
    I'd argue that his poor record outside English conditions is severely exaggerated. It's certainly decent enough. It's just that his record when it's swing is absolutely ATG level

    Also people act like there is no skill involved and anyone can just show up and swing like Anderson when there is a cloud cover... If it was so easy why doesn't everyone have similar records in such conditions

    Finally... We watch cricket for enjoyment. And for me one of the most enjoyable moments in cricket is Anderson swinging the new ball in the early English summer and making top class batsmen look like absolute mugs
    Do i have Multiple personality disorder? i feel exactly the same way. The action, the wrist position, the release uff, it is breath taking when he gets the swing going.


    Yes, I agree with your other points too, however Anderson is a vastly improved bowler in the last 5 -6 years or so IMO.


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    Will be fun watching battle between jimmy and kohli few months later. I can't wait

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robert View Post
    Anderson - 9 in England, 6 abroad

    Broad - 8 in England, 6 abroad.
    Fair enough. Can add 0.5 points extra to Anderson for longevity and after two-three years to Broad also.

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    True champion.

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    Jimmy is a class bowler. He can swing it for sure make no mistake about that. Never one to get in to trouble Jimmy is a true professional. In a game where people now just want to hit it to all parts his likes remind the batsmen you can't always have it your way


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    He has silenced many of his haters, they are still trying to comprehend his performance in AUS especially in comparison to Broad. At this stage of his career he should be declining but is showing tremendous endurance to not only remain world class, but lead the pack from the front. 600 victims are within his reach.

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    30 K balls , that is lot !!

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    If only the coaches had not messed about with his action as a tyro England bowler he would have even more wickets now.

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    He's just got better with time as a bowler in all aspects which is what one should respect the most in somebody i.e., constant improvement.

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    I really love his bowling action.so beautiful.I want him to play for another year or two.

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    Jimmy's longevity is almost unheard of in cricket but being kept away from the ODI side has been a great help (the same goes for Broad). Add the fact that he is playing in the era of the flattest pitches ever and the biggest bats, the way he has consistently taken wickets is quite remarkable.

    I still remember him at his, the swing he could impart on the ball, the tail in and then whips out, top class batsman after top class batsman being knicked outside off. The hallmark of a class right hand swing bowler.

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    Still going strong

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    It's a pet peeve of mine how some people act as if one just needs to show up and rotate their arm to get wickets in England

    Huge disservice to the skill and hard work Anderson puts in

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    Quote Originally Posted by Savak View Post
    He must share his fitness secrets for sure, everyone faded at his age but he keeps on going and going.
    There are no secrets when it comes to fitness. Its an open and shut case, he cares about what he is putting inside his body.


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    Would rather watch him bowl than overrated Steyn in all honesty.

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    Any Tom, dick and Harry would become unplayable on such doctored pitch under overcast condition. Even 30 overs old ball was swinging like crazy yesterday. It was unnatural. Bowlers shouldn't get this much help from pitch and condition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suleiman View Post
    Would rather watch him bowl than overrated Steyn in all honesty.
    Pls don't write Anderson and Steyn in same sentence. Steyn is arguably one of the greatest test bowlers of all time.
    Last edited by MenInG; 11th August 2018 at 12:37.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RainMan_ View Post
    Any Tom, dick and Harry would become unplayable on such doctored pitch under overcast condition. Even 30 overs old ball was swinging like crazy yesterday. It was unnatural. Bowlers shouldn't get this much help from pitch and condition.
    If any Tom, dick and Harry can become so good then why don't they?


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    Anderson showing the importance of good fitness. To play as long as he has and still be a quality bowler is a credit to him and something that should be respected.


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    Quote Originally Posted by RainMan_ View Post
    Any Tom, dick and Harry would become unplayable on such doctored pitch under overcast condition. Even 30 overs old ball was swinging like crazy yesterday. It was unnatural. Bowlers shouldn't get this much help from pitch and condition.
    Why couldnt the Indian bowlers take 10 wickets?

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    Highest wicket taking fast bowler ever

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    Living Legend

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    Quote Originally Posted by barah_admi View Post
    Jimmy's longevity is almost unheard of in cricket but being kept away from the ODI side has been a great help (the same goes for Broad). Add the fact that he is playing in the era of the flattest pitches ever and the biggest bats, the way he has consistently taken wickets is quite remarkable.

    I still remember him at his, the swing he could impart on the ball, the tail in and then whips out, top class batsman after top class batsman being knicked outside off. The hallmark of a class right hand swing bowler.
    After his terrible start in tests of his first six years when he averaged nearly 40, his average is now below 27.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robert View Post
    After his terrible start in tests of his first six years when he averaged nearly 40, his average is now below 27.
    Yes, imagine if his start had been better, his current average could be a point or two lower. I just wish we got t osee more of him in the ODI format.

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    Clouderson is feasting on some cheap WI wickets. Dude took a total of 1 wicket in the entire SL series (2 games). He was dropped in the 3rd. Imagine this!!! 1 wicket!!

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    160 wickets in his last forty tests, average 19.

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    His longevity depends solely on failing as an ODI and T20 bowler. Legend in Test cricket but isn’t good enough to tie the shoe laces of Akram and McGrath to start with! Someone like Rabada will end up as an ATG because of his impact in all three formats.


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    Quote Originally Posted by barah_admi View Post
    Yes, imagine if his start had been better, his current average could be a point or two lower. I just wish we got t osee more of him in the ODI format.
    Sure, if the coaches had not messed him about early on, trying to change his action he could have 600 wickets at 25 already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robert View Post
    Sure, if the coaches had not messed him about early on, trying to change his action he could have 600 wickets at 25 already.
    He was a genuine quick back in those days but very inaccurate, I think the cation needed tweaking, and we know he did tweak it a bit. I just think some players develop at a later age/stage in their career. His time away from the international game did him good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robert View Post
    160 wickets in his last forty tests, average 19.
    Amazing stats.

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    He is not that good with kookaburra.

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    Nice to see him doing so nicely
    Stuart at the other end is getting rid of big ones too


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    Always liked him, altho has his limitations when the pitch is flat or whether is Sunny, still one of the good bowlers around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rhony View Post
    Clouderson is feasting on some cheap WI wickets. Dude took a total of 1 wicket in the entire SL series (2 games). He was dropped in the 3rd. Imagine this!!! 1 wicket!!
    Very good bowler with excellent durability, nothing more than that. When conditions aren't friendly he generally keeps it tight and ends up with a respectable average with little to no impact.

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    Simply splendid! 36 years and going!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Varun View Post
    Respect to him - about 30,000 international deliveries or so.

    Imagine your shoulder rotator cuff going through the grind that many times, and that's only counting the ones bowled during a match situation.
    How many deliveries Kapil Dev bowled ? He also played for long and hardly missed any game due to injury.

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    Great bowler. Not an ATG by any means but easily the second best pace bowler of the 2010s. Good slip-catcher too.


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    Brilliant bowler, the countdown to 600 Test wickets begin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rhony View Post
    Clouderson is feasting on some cheap WI wickets. Dude took a total of 1 wicket in the entire SL series (2 games). He was dropped in the 3rd. Imagine this!!! 1 wicket!!
    In one of the tests, 38 wickets were taken by spinners. The pitches were terrible for fast bowling.


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    Quote Originally Posted by aloo paratha View Post
    In one of the tests, 38 wickets were taken by spinners. The pitches were terrible for fast bowling.
    There cannot be double standards. We accuse our spinners of being duds abroad when they don't take wickets. Either way, 4 innings, 1 wicket is atrocious for any frontlne bowler in any series.

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    Absolutely fantastic bowler, that kind of longevity has to count for something

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    You have to give lots of credit for a pacer playing so long and still doing well.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Buffet View Post
    You have to give lots of credit for a pacer playing so long and still doing well.
    If it weren't for all those damn injuries, Steyn would have had 600 by now

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    Quote Originally Posted by vandokkum View Post
    If it weren't for all those damn injuries, Steyn would have had 600 by now
    Well, Steyn operates at higher speeds. I don't think anyone with Steyn's speed can play long enough to get to 600 wickets.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Buffet View Post
    Well, Steyn operates at higher speeds. I don't think anyone with Steyn's speed can play long enough to get to 600 wickets.
    Fingers crossed for Rabada, if he plays 80% as many test matches as Anderson he will destroy that record.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vandokkum View Post
    Fingers crossed for Rabada, if he plays 80% as many test matches as Anderson he will destroy that record.
    Yah, he can , but I feel he needs to play more selectively in ODI/T-20 for that. Eventually he will pick up injury.


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