List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by James Anderson

In cricket, a five-wicket haul (also known as “five-for” or “fifer”) [2] refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings . This is a very important achievement, [3] and as of 2016 only 45 bowlers have taken at least 15 five-wicket hauls at international level in their cricketing careers. [4] James Anderson , an English cricketer has taken 21 five-wicket hauls in international cricket. [4] [5] A right-arm fast-medium bowler , Anderson has played 99 Tests and 185 One Day International (ODI) matches for his country, and has taken 380 and 261 wickets respectively. [5] [6] He was honored with the NBC Denis Compton Award for “Most Promising Young Player” in 2002, [7] and the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack named him one of their cricketers of the year in 2009. [ In 2013, form Pakistan captain , Wasim Akram described him as “the best bowler of this era”. [9] [5] [6] He was honored with the NBC Denis Compton Award for “Most Promising Young Player” in 2002, [7] and the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack named him one of their cricketers of the yearin 2009. [ In 2013, form Pakistan captain , Wasim Akram described him as “the best bowler of this era”. [9] [5] [6] He was honored with the NBC Denis Compton Award for “Most Promising Young Player” in 2002, [7] and the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack named him one of their cricketers of the year in 2009. [ In 2013, form Pakistan captain , Wasim Akram described him as “the best bowler of this era”. [9] [8] In 2013, form Pakistan captain , Wasim Akram described him as “the best bowler of this era”. [9] [8] In 2013, form Pakistan captain , Wasim Akram described him as “the best bowler of this era”. [9]Anderson took a five-wicket haul on his Test debut in 2003 against Zimbabwe at the Lord’s Cricket Ground ; [10] he took 5 wickets for 73 runs , a match England won by an innings and 92 runs. [11] In July 2010, he took five-wicket hauls in both innings of a test match against Pakistan at the Trent Bridge . [12] In total he took 11 wickets for 71 runs in the match, his best bowling figures in Cricket Test. [5] He took another pair of five-wicket hauls at the same venue, against Australia in the first Test of the 2013 Ashes series . [13]Anderson ‘ s career-best figures for an innings are 7 wickets for 43 runs contre New Zealand at the Trent Bridge in June 2008. [14] As of 2016, He Has taken 21 Test five-wicket hauls at 11 cricket grounds , and HAS taken Four five-wicket hauls each against Australia and Sri Lanka. [14]

Anderson made his ODI debut against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground during the 2002-03 VB series , a match England lost by 89 runs. [15] His first ODI five-wicket haul came in November 2009 at the St George’s Oval , against South Africa, a match England won by 7 wickets. His career best performance of 5 wickets for 23 runs in the match earned him the man of the match award. [16] Anderson has taken two five-wicket hauls in ODI cricket. [17]

Making His First Twenty20 International (T20I) appearance in 2007, Anderson HAS yet to take a haul five-wicket in the size as of 2014. [18] His best performance in T20I is 3 wickets for 23 runs, Against the Netherlands at the Lord’s Cricket Ground during the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 . [19] As of 2014, he is twenty-four overall among all-time combined five-wicket haul takers, [4] and third in the equivalent list for England. [20]

Key

symbol Meaning
Dated Date the match was held, or starting date of the match for Test matches
Inn The innings of the match in which the five-wicket haul was taken
overs Number of overs bowled in that innings
runs Runs conceded
WKTS Number of wickets taken
batsmen The batsmen whose wickets were taken in the five-wicket haul
Econ Bowling economy rate (average runs per over)
result The result for England in that match
* One of two five-wicket hauls by Anderson in a match
10 wickets or more taken in the match
Anderson was chosen as the man of the match

Tests

Five-wicket hauls in Test cricket by James Anderson
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 22 May 2003 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London  Zimbabwe 2 16 73 5 4.56
  • Mark Vermeulen
  • Heath Streak
  • Andy Blignaut
  • Travis Friend
  • Douglas Hondo
Won [11]
2 14 August 2003 Trent Bridge , Nottingham  South Africa 2 27.5 102 5 3.66
  • Jacques Kallis
  • Neil McKenzie
  • Shaun Pollock
  • Andrew Hall
  • Paul Adams
Won [22]
3 9 July 2007 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London  india 2 24.2 42 5 1.72
  • Rahul Dravid
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Sourav Ganguly
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
  • Anil Kumble
Drawn [23]
4 13 March 2008 Basin Reserve , Wellington  New Zealand 2 20 73 5 3.65
  • Jamie How
  • Matthew Bell
  • Stephen Fleming
  • Mathew Sinclair
  • Ross Taylor
Won [24]
5 5 June 2008 Trent Bridge , Nottingham  New Zealand 2 21.3 43 7 2.00
  • Jamie How
  • Aaron Redmond
  • Brendon McCullum
  • Ross Taylor
  • Daniel Flynn
  • Gareth Hopkins
  • Jacob Oram
Won [25]
6 14 May 2009 Riverside Ground , Durham  West Indies 2 26.3 87 5 3.28
  • Devon Smith
  • Chris Gayle
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan
  • Lendl Simmons
  • Brendan Nash
Won [26]
7 30 July 2009 Edgbaston , Birmingham  australia 1 24 80 5 3.33
  • Michael Clarke
  • Marcus North
  • Graham Manou
  • Mitchill Johnson
  • Peter Siddle
Drawn [27]
8 3 January 2010 Newlands Cricket Ground , Cape Town  South Africa 1 21.2 63 5 2.97
  • Graeme Smith
  • Ashwell Prince
  • Dale Steyn
  • Morne Morkel
  • Friedel de Wet
Drawn [28]
9 29 July 2010 * Trent Bridge , Nottingham  Pakistan 2 22 54 5 2.45
  • Imran Farhat
  • Salman Butt
  • Azhar Ali
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Mohammad Amir
Won [12]
10 29 July 2010 * Trent Bridge , Nottingham  Pakistan 4 15 17 6 1.13
  • Imran Farhat
  • Umar Amin
  • Umar Akmal
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Umar Gul
  • Mohammad Asif
Won [12]
11 21 July 2011 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London  india 4 28 65 5 2.32
  • Rahul Dravid
  • VVS Laxman
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Suresh Raina
  • Harbhajan Singh
Won [29]
12 26 March 2012 Galle International Stadium , Galle  Sri Lanka 1 20.3 72 5 3.51
  • Lahiru Thirimanne
  • Kumar Sangakkara
  • Mahela Jayawardene
  • Prasanna Jayawardene
  • Chanaka Welegedara
Lost [30]
13 16 May 2013 Lord’s Cricket Ground , London  New Zealand 2 24 47 5 1.95
  • Peter Fulton
  • Hamish Rutherford
  • Kane Williamson
  • Ross Taylor
  • Bruce Martin
Won [31]
14 10 July 2013 * Trent Bridge , Nottingham  australia 2 24 85 5 3.54
  • Chris Rogers
  • Michael Clarke
  • Steven Smith
  • Peter Siddle
  • Mitchell Starc
Won [13]
15 10 July 2013 * Trent Bridge , Nottingham  australia 4 31.5 73 5 2.29
  • Chris Rogers
  • Brad Haddin
  • Ashton Agar
  • Mitchell Starc
  • Peter Siddle
Won [13]
16 27 July 2014 Rose Bowl , Southampton  india 2 26.1 53 5 2.02
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Virat Kohli
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • MS Dhoni
  • Mohammed Shami
Won [32]
17 1 May 2015 Kensington Oval , Bridgetown, Barbados , Barbados  West Indies 2 12.4 42 6 2.02
  • Kraigg Brathwaite
  • Shai Hope
  • Marlon Samuels
  • Veerasammy Permaul
  • Jerome Taylor
  • Jermaine Blackwood
Lost [33]
18 29 July 2015 Edgbaston , Birmingham  australia 1 14.4 47 6 3.20
  • David Warner
  • Adam Voges
  • Mitchell Marsh
  • Peter Nevill
  • Mitchell Johnson
  • Nathan Lyon
Won [34]
19 19 May 2016 * Headingley , Leeds  Sri Lanka 2 11.4 16 5 1.37
  • Kaushal Silva
  • Angelo Mathews
  • Dasun Shanaka
  • Rangana Herath
  • Shaminda Eranga
Won [35]
20 19 May 2016 * Headingley , Leeds  Sri Lanka 3 13.3 29 5 2.15
  • Dimuth Karunaratne
  • Kaushal Silva
  • Kusal Mendis
  • Dasun Shanaka
  • Nuwan Pradeep
Won [35]
21 27 May 2016 Riverside Ground , Chester-le-Street  Sri Lanka 3 27 58 5 2.14
  • Kusal Mendis
  • Angelo Mathews
  • Milinda Siriwardana
  • Rangana Herath
  • Shaminda Eranga
Won [36]

One Day Internationals

Five-wicket hauls in ODI cricket by James Anderson
No. Dated Ground Against Inn overs runs WKTS Econ batsmen result
1 29 November 2009 St George’s Oval , Port Elizabeth  South Africa 1 10 23 5 2.30
  • Hashim Amla
  • JP Duminy
  • Mark Boucher
  • Ryan McLaren
  • Johan Botha
Won [16]
2 20 February 2013 McLean Park , Napier  New Zealand 1 9.5 34 5 3.45
  • BJ Watling
  • Hamish Rutherford
  • Ross Taylor
  • Nathan McCullum
  • Trent Boult
Won [37]

Notes

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