Extraordinary bowling records held by James Anderson


Extraordinary bowling records held by James Anderson

"India lasted 82 overs across 2 innings". He also shared an England record sixth-wicket stand against India of 189 with Jonny Bairstow (93). "We've got to pull up our socks and produce better cricket India", he wrote.

Only once have a side come from 2-0 down to win a five-match Test series, when a Don Bradman inspired Australia recovered to beat England in 1936/37.

Nearly nothing went right for India in this Test. After being bowled out for 107 runs in the first innings, they were folded to 130 in the second innings.

"Dismal Indians at Lord's.everyone remotely connected with Indian Cricket knows where the problem lies or stems from.but will not utter a word for want of strength of character & courage of conviction.which is even more depressing really than the batting debacle actually.!" wrote former the former Indian spinner.

The other dilemma could be captaincy in case Kohli is not fit in time for the Trent Bridge Test, staring August 18. Earlier, they thrashed the visitors in the first Test too.

Woakes made a pretty decent stab of replacing him here with his maiden Test century and two second innings wickets to add to his two from the first that earned him the man of the match award ahead of Anderson. Unfortunately, they (India) walked into a storm and they just couldn't get out of it.

Kohli, needing prolonged on-field treatment, fell for 17 when caught by debutant Ollie Pope at short-leg off Broad.

Broad struck with his next delivery as he pinned Dinesh Karthik lbw, barely turning to appeal as the ball clattered into the wicketkeeper on the knee roll, but the hat-trick ball swung down the leg-side for four byes.

After lunch, Ajinkya Rahane (13) was well caught by Keaton Jennings at third slip off Broad. James Anderson (4-23) once again toyed with the opposition, taking his match tally to nine, and equally effective was Stuart Broad (4-44). "We were lucky, but the way Jimmy [Anderson] swung it was unbelievable in the first innings".

Winning captain Joe Root praised his bowlers.

"[Chris Woakes' century] shows the importance of batting deep".

"It is a lower back issue, coming up again and again, purely because of the workload and the number of matches I have been playing", Kohli said when asked if he batted with an injury which affected his movement on the crease. "It's wonderful what confidence that kind of spell can give you, and also to bat with Jonny in the manner that he did".

Yes, India have traditionally struggled against the moving ball in England and had the very worst of conditions here from the moment Root won an important toss but this was a brutal defeat for a proud captain in Virat Kohli. Credit to England. They were clinical.

Yorkshire were furious because Rashid, 30, had signed a white-ball only county contract that meant he was only available to play limited-overs matches for them. "And we deserved to lose", he said.



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