James Anderson

Anderson backs 'world-class' Morgan post Boycott's criticism

James Anderson

London, Feb 14 - England pace spearhead James Anderson has backed out-of-form skipper Eoin Morgan to regain form, describing him as a world-class and destructive player ahead of the World Cup.

Earlier in the week, former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott had slammed misfiring skipper, calling him as a player who lacks cleverness while facing top-class bowlers of the World.

Boycott said that Morgan was not as good as he thinks.

In response, Anderson said that it was rich coming from him, adding that Morgan was a world-class player and had been for however many games he had played, the Mirror reported.

The right-arm pace bowler further said that they were just hopeful he could get some form as they had seen how destructive he could be when he was in form.

Ian Bell says Anderson furore blown out of proportion

Ian Bell says Anderson furore blown out of proportionLondon, Aug 6 : England's Ian Bell says that furore over James Anderson's alleged misconduct has been blown out of proportion.

According to the BBC, India have expressed their discontent that Anderson was cleared by the International Cricket Council (ICC) over a fracas with Ravindra Jadeja .

ICC chief executive David Richardson is now contemplating whether to appeal the verdict of commissioner Gordon Lewis.

However, Bell says that the hype around the issue does not befit a series that "has been played in a good spirit".

ICC to consider Judicial Commissioner ruling from Anderson/Jadeja case

anderson-jadejaDubai, Aug 5 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that it has received and is considering the written decision of Gordon Lewis, the Judicial Commissioner, in respect of his findings that England's James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja of India were not guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct and Player Support Personnel, following an exhaustive disciplinary hearing which was held in Southampton on Friday.

As per Section 8.3.2 of the ICC Code of Conduct, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson has seven days - until Sunday, 10 August - to consider whether to lodge an appeal against the decision.

Ben Stokes, Matt Prior testify against Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra-JadejaLondon: In a fresh twist to the alleged altercation between Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson, two England players have testified that the Indian all-rounder had turned towards the English bowler with a raised bat during the showdown.

According to a report in a leading cricket website, Ben Stokes and Matt Prior, during the hearing against Jadeja, testified that the Indian raised his bat at Anderson during the altercation for which he was fined 50 per cent of his match fee.

ICC charges Anderson with 'misconduct' for abusing, pushing Jadeja

James AndersonLondon, July 16 - England fast bowler James Anderson has been reportedly charged with misconduct by International Cricket Council ( ICC) for allegedly abusing and pushing Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja during the first Test.

According to the BBC, The incident is alleged to have happened immediately after the teams left the field for lunch on day two of the Trent Bridge match.

If Anderson is found guilty, he could be ban ned for up-to four matches. However, an England and Wales Cricket Board statement said that Anderson categorically denies the accusations and has lodged its own complaint against Jadeja, report said.

Anderson says the harder England tried, the better Australia got

James-AndersonLondon, Jan 28 : James Anderson, the most experienced bowler in the England squad, has said the harder his team tried to put things right, the worse things got during the 5-0 Ashes whitewash.

Anderson, the second-highest Test wicket-taker in his country's history, deconstructed England's humiliating defeat during the Ashes.

He said the team was quite disturbed with Jonathan Trott going home and Graeme Swann retiring, and added that England played a different team in each Test.

Anderson told BBC Radio 5 live's Not Just Cricket the harder England tried, the better Australia got.

Anderson almost started crying after hitting Clarke with pad in 2006, reveals witness

James AndersonSydney, Nov 27 - The Australian media has claimed that England bowler James Anderson almost started crying when during Australia's miracle Ashes win in Adelaide seven years ago, he upset Michael Clarke by whacking him with a pad in the Australian dressing room.

According to News. com. au, a witness revealed that Anderson was joking around and hit Clarke with a paid, adding that it got him around the ear and he was clearly annoyed.

The witness added that Anderson apologised so much that he almost started crying and he had never seen anyone go to water like that.

Bowling coach Saker tips Anderson to be England's 'standout quick' for Ashes

David SakerMelbourne, Nov 4  : England bowler James Anderson's coach David Saker has predicted him to have another standout campaign in the return Ashes series.

According to The Age, Saker pointed out that Anderson broke the barrier he wanted to break in the last visit to Australia, adding that he wanted to prove to a lot of Australians that he could bowl well in all conditions.

Saker also said that Anderson thrives under pressure and when he had Harmison and Flintoff around him, he just went about his business, adding that after getting a leadership role, he has become an elite bowler.

We want to win Ashes 5-0, says Anderson

James-AndersonLondon, July 24 : England fast bowler James Anderson does not feel sorry for Australia and has said his team wants to win the Ashes 5-0.

"I don't really feel any sympathy. We want to win the series 5-0, so we will be doing everything we can in each game to win," Anderson was quoted as saying by the Guardian Tuesday.

England, who lost the Ashes 0-5 in 2006-07 in Australia, have a good chance to take revenge after going up 2-0 in the current series.

England can be a surprises package in T20 World Cup-says Anderson

England can be a surprises package in T20 World Cup-says AndersonAfter the IPL 2010, now people are eagerly waiting for the Twnety20 world Cup to come. England pacer James Anderson has said that they can be a surprise package for other teams if they can play well in the Twenty20 World Cup in West Indies. He has also said that there are two players who can turn the match for England. They are Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann.

Horror show by batsmen behind England rout in NatWest series: Anderson

James AndersonLondon, Sep 24: England fast bowler James Anderson has voiced his frustration and anger at the England batsmen for their disastrous NatWest series performance against Australia.

In the absence of experienced batsman like Andrew Flintoff and Kevin Peitersen, the inexperienced England team was not able to cope with the formidable Australians, which resulted in a 6-1 series defeat.

“I don''t want this to sound horrible, but they can''t do much worse. They know exactly what they have to do. The whole thing about one-day cricket is that the top six get the bulk of the runs,” The Telegraph quoted Anderson, as saying.

England can avoid 7-0 drubbing in NatWest Series: Anderson

England can avoid 7-0 drubbing in NatWest Series: AndersonLondon, Sep 19 : England paceman James Anderson has said that the England team would be looking forward to avoid a humiliating 7-0 whitewash against Australia in the NatWest Series.

England team has been out of sorts after the historic Ashes series win, and in the absence of experienced players like Andrew Flintoff and Kevin Pietersen they have not been able to prevent Australians from taking a 6-0 lead.

Collingwood, Anderson rested for fourth ODI

Collingwood, Anderson rested for fourth ODIEngland has decided to rest all-rounder Paul Collingwood and fast bowler James Anderson for next three and two ODI matches against Australia respectively in the ongoing NatWest Series.

England is trailing by 3-0 in the seven ODI match series and they will have to win next ODI match to keep their hopes alive in the series. The fourth ODI match between England and Australia will be played tomorrow at the Lords.

Anderson says he will continue to torment the Australians

Anderson says he will continue to torment the AustraliansLeeds (UK), Aug. 7 : England fast bowler James Anderson has warned Australia that he will continue tormenting them with the ball - and dishing out the verbals in the middle.

Anderson has tied the tourists in knots this summer, with his 90mph swingers snaring 12 scalps to date.

A quiet guy off the pitch, Anderson is renowned for getting into scrapes on it - as his verbal jousting with Shane Watson at Edgbaston proved.

“Fred can take as much of the credit as me”, says Anderson

“Fred can take as much of the credit as me”, says AndersonLondon, July 18 : England's budding new all-rounder James Anderson was all praise for his new-ball partner Andrew Flintoff, and gave him credit for early strikes into the Australian batting order in the second Ashes Test match at Lord's.

Anderson had struck early by dismissing Australian opener Phillip Hughes and captain Ricky Ponting, while Flintoff was persistent at the other end and steamed in at 90 mph and above.

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