Southampton, August 14
England all-rounder Sam Curran says he will get goosebumps whereas taking part in alongside James Anderson, who’s simply eight shy of turning into world’s first quick bowler to the touch the 600-wicket milestone in Test cricket.
Anderson took his tally to 592 when he despatched again Pakistan opener Shan Masood and skipper Azhar Ali on the opening day of the second Test.
After his below-par present within the series-opener, the place he may seize just one wicket in your entire match, the speculations have been rife that 38-year-old Anderson might ponder retirement.
Curran, backing his senior, stated that Anderson has “proved everyone wrong” and he may effectively contact the 600-wicket mark within the ongoing second Test at Ageas Bowl.
“I was pretty surprised there were people talking about that. His numbers and wickets sum him up,” stated Curran.
Anderson is showing in his 155th Test.
“He is clearly England’s greatest bowler and main wicket-taker. He is such a world-class bowler. It is fairly superb to simply attempt to and continue learning from him,” he stated.
“It may even be this recreation he will get 600, who is aware of.”
Curran got here into the match on the expense of Jofra Archer. He contributed in England taking the primary honours by grabbing Pakistan opener Abid Ali, who scored a combating 60 off 111 balls.
“To finish the day 126-5 is great for us. It was a great comeback. Everyone bowled really well. Babar is their big player so we will try to get him. We will try to take advantage of the first hour and get some big runs.” PTI