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England v West Indies: Third Test in balance as James Anderson takes 500th wicket

Pint-Sized TMS: Honours even after intriguing second day Third Investec Test, Lord’s, day two West Indies 123 & 93-3 England 194: Stokes 60, Roach 5-72 West Indies lead by 22 runs Scorecard England’s deciding Test match against West Indies remains delicately poised after the tourists ended day two at Lord’s on 93-3, a lead of 22 runs. On a day when James Anderson reached 500 Test wickets, the morning session was reduced to 4.2 overs by rain. Ben Stokes, dropped on 24, made 60 and Stuart Broad hit two sixes…

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James Anderson: England bowler takes 500th Test wicket

Anderson takes 500th Test wicket James Anderson has become the first England bowler to take 500 Test wickets. The Lancashire player, 35, reached the milestone when he bowled Kraigg Brathwaite on day two of the final Test against West Indies at Lord’s. Anderson is only the sixth bowler – and third seamer – to reach 500, and the five ahead of him have retired. Brathwaite’s dismissal in the final session left West Indies 6-1 in their second innings, trailing by 65. Sri Lanka off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan holds the Test record…

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England’s Stuart Broad wants to play in 2019 Ashes after Test wicket milestone

Stuart Broad hails ‘hero’ Botham after surpassing wicket tally Stuart Broad said he wants to play in the 2019 Ashes against Australia, after passing Sir Ian Botham on the list of England’s all-time Test wicket-takers. Seamer Broad, 31, moved ahead of Botham’s 383 wickets in the first-Test win against West Indies at Edgbaston. He is second only to team-mate James Anderson, who has 492. “I have a lot of cricket left in me,” said Broad. “I’m really enjoying being a part of this team and hopefully have a few more…

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Pint-sized TMS: Landmark Stuart Broad wicket as England cruise to win over poor West Indies

Stuart Broad passes Ian Botham’s tally of 383 wickets as England take 19 on the third day to beat West Indies by an innings and 209 runs in the day-night Test at Edgbaston. WATCH MORE: Fancy dress fans celebrate getting ball back MATCH REPORT: Hosts race to innings-and-209-run win at Edgbaston Available to UK users only. Source link

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