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James Anderson Bowled An Unplayable Opening Spell At Lord’s Against Kiwis
By CricShots - Jun 3, 2022 10:55 am
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Under the captaincy of, Ben Stokes, England team is locking horns with Kane Williamson-led New Zealand in the first match of the three-match Test series at Lord’s.ย The marquee fast bowling pair of James Anderson and Stuart Broad is marking its return to the English test team. Both of them were dropped from the recently concluded away Test series against West Indies.

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James Anderson bowled a phenomenal opening spell

James Anderson announced his comeback with a fiery and unplayable opening spell. He looked as lethal as ever and made sure to get the team to a flyer as the pitch was assisting the seam bowlers. The Blackcaps batters were left perplexed throughout the opening spell of Anderson. Anderson bowled five maiden overs in his first six overs.

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The 40-year-old seamer conceded just 4 runs and managed to scalp a couple of huge wickets in the tight spell. The right-arm fast bowler was spot-on with almost every delivery from the go.ย The veteran pacer ended up taking 4-wickets in the first innings. He missed out on a well-deserved five-wicket haul by just one wicket. However, the fiery spell from James Anderson helped England on the driving seat as the Blackcaps bundled out on the score of 132.

Here is the video of the phenomenal spell from James Anderson:

England (playing XI): Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Foakes (wk), Matthew Potts, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, James Anderson

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New Zealand (Playing XI): Tom Latham, Will Young, Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Blundell (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult

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