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ENG vs NZ 2nd Test Match: Fast bowler James Anderson, who took the highest wicket in Test cricket, again created history, breaking this big record of his own country’s player as soon as he entered the second Test against New Zealand?

Sports Desk. The second Test match between England and New Zealand has started in Birmingham from Thursday. England fast bowler James Anderson has made another big achievement by joining this match. James Anderson has now become the first cricketer to play most Test matches for England. This is James Anderson’s 162nd Test match.

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Congratulations to @jimmy9 who became England’s most capped Test player ???#ENGvNZ pic.twitter.com/dYS3qgAkHR – ICC (@ICC) June 10, 2021

According to the ICC’s official Twitter handle, former opener Alastair Cook held the record for playing most Test matches for England before Anderson. Cook represented England in 161 Test matches between 2006 and 2018. And now Anderson has gone one step ahead of him.

James Anderson has taken 616 wickets in Test cricket. He is the first fast bowler to take the most wickets in Test cricket. James, who has shown the feat of taking 10 wickets in a match 3 times, has also taken 5 wickets in a test 30 times.

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