James Anderson

James Anderson Quick Look
Profession Cricketer
Role Bowler
Date of Birth July 30, 1982
Zodiac Sign Leo
Birth Place Lancashire, England
Nationality English
James Anderson as seen in 2014
James Anderson as seen in 2014 (NAPARAZZI / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

James Michael Anderson is an English cricket who represents his country England in international cricket. James does right-arm fast-medium bowling and is a left-handed batsman.

  • He is 6 ft 2 in tall or 188 cm tall.
  • He started representing England in 2002, playing his first-ever international match on December 15, 2002, against Australia.
  • James Anderson is the first bowler from England who reached 400 wickets, 500 wickets, and then 600 wickets in Test matches.
  • James holds the record (as of March 2021) of taking the most wickets by an England bowler in ODI cricket.
  • His all-time best cricket ranking in bowling has been #1.
  • While young, James played cricket for Burnley Cricket Club.
  • He always wanted to be a cricketer since he was a child.
  • In 2012, he started fashion designing as well. He designs for Elvis Jesus and the income generated from the sale of the goods goes towards his sponsored charity, Nordoff-Robbins.
  • In October 2014, he started his own menswear brand.
  • In September 2010, he modeled naked for Attitude magazine (Britain’s biggest-selling gay magazine) and became the first cricketer to do so.

Featured Image by NAPARAZZI / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0


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