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Anderson tops Test bowling rankings

Anderson tops Test bowling rankings

In the just-concluded Test series against West Indies, Anderson finished 19 wickets over the three matches, which includes a seven-wicket haul in the second innings of the third Test that culminated on Saturday with England winning by nine wickets.

"To share the moment with guys I have played 100 Tests with is very special", Anderson said.

"The amount of hard work [Anderson] does behind the scenes, he is a massive part of our dressing room".

James Anderson's historic performance in England's series-clinching third-Test win over West Indies will live with the seamer for a long time. Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo struck first ball to have Alastair Cook (17) lbw but that merely denied England a 10- wicket victory.

But under pressure top-order batsmen Mark Stoneman (40 not out) and Tom Westley (44 not out) saw England to their meagre target without further loss.

"I didn't think I'd play as much as I have for England, and to do it in a team that is thoroughly enjoyable one to play with makes a series win such as this extra special".

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This was England's last Test before travelling to Australia in defence of their Ashes crown.

"In the second innings Jimmy was outstanding".

He also said advice from former West Indies bowlers on how to use the English conditions had been a boost.

Stokes (60) notched his 12th Test fifty as the hosts scored 194 to earn a 71-run lead on first innings - Stuart Broad also contributing with a dashing late 38 that featured four fours and two sixes.

In the Test rankings for all-rounders, Shakib Al Hasan stayed on top with 455 points, followed by Jadeja and Ashwin. "Credit must go to our bowlers and obviously Shai was outstanding in this entire series, and Kraigg (Brathwaite) did a hell of a job too - especially at Headingley".


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