Veteran England pacer, James Anderson was seen bowling left-arm spin at the net session ahead of the second test match against Pakistan.
England pulled off an inspiring win over Pakistan in the first test match at Rawalpindi. On a dead rubber pitch, England managed to clip 20 wickets to win the game. Also, the visitors displayed a complete team performance to clinch a historic victory. Furthermore, the focus shifts to Multan, where the second test match will take place.
Ahead of the game, England took part in a practice net session. English pacer, James Anderson caught everybody’s attention. Anderson was seen having a light moment as he tried his hand at bowling spin. BBC shared a video of James Anderson having fun bowling left-arm spin. Moreover, his teammates around him seemed to enjoy his antics.
“It’s probably one of the best wins,” James Anderson thrilled to end up on the winning side
James Anderson showed exceptional bowling effort. Jimmy got the ball reversing and clipped 5 wickets on a dead pitch with zero movement. Further, the 40-year-old spoke to Sky Sports after the match and said that with the effort they put in, they deserved to win. He also acknowledged team’s heartwarming effort.
“It’s probably one of the best wins I’ve been involved in, if not the best. On a pitch like that, to play the way we did, to score the runs at the rate we did. We gave ourselves a chance of getting a result and I think we deserved to put ourselves in that position at the end of the game,”
“Today, it was an unbelievable effort from everyone. We tried so hard to get the ball reversing and doing something. Going off the straight, and we created enough chances to get the win. It was hard, but we knew it was going to be difficult”
James Anderson further added that Stokes and McCullum always ask us to focus on taking wickets all the time. It is the team’s new mantra.
“With Ben and Brendon, their mantra is that we’ve got to take wickets and look to take wickets all the time. Even though they got 500-plus in the first innings, we still felt with that lead that we had, the way we scored. We could set ourselves something to defend,”
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