The wait is finally over and James Anderson has finally reached 600 wicket club after the play finally resumed after more than four and a half hours of delay. On day five of the third test match between England and Pakistan, Anderson trapped Azhar Ali in the 62nd over as the Pakistani batsman found a thick edge and landed straight into the hands of the Joe Root. Ali who looked quite good in the middle finally made way into the pavilion on the score of 31. With this wicket, Anderson made way into the 600-wicket club and the netizens couldn't keep clam. James Anderson Becomes First Fast Bowler to Take 600 Test Wickets, Achieves Feat During England vs Pakistan 3rd Test.
The netizens posted tweets on social media and congratulated the English pacer for the feat. Anderson occupies the fourth spot in the list of highest wicket-takers of all times. Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan stands on number one with 800 wickets, Australia's Shane Warne stands on number two with 708 wickets. Whereas Anil Kumble is on number three with 619 wickets. For now let's have a look at the video and the reactions of the same below:
— Virarsh (@Cheeku218) August 25, 2020
6️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ Test wickets for Jimmy Anderson 🎉🎉🎉
— ICC (@ICC) August 25, 2020
…and James Anderson
— Wisden (@WisdenCricket) August 25, 2020
2008: 100th wicket
2010: 200th wicket
2013: 300th wicket
2015: 400th wicket
2017: 500th wicket
— Wisden India (@WisdenIndia) August 25, 2020
Jimmy on fire
— HariDaDa.. (@haridada_) August 25, 2020
Take a bow
— Selina j 🌙⚒ (@OfSelina) August 25, 2020
Pakistan currently has lost three wickets and the Men in Green currently trails by 189 runs. Babar Azam is still batting on the score of 18 runs alongside Asad Shafiq.
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