England pacer James Anderson created history when he dismissed Simon Harmer at a score of 16 in the second innings of the second Test.

England pacer James Anderson created history when he dismissed Simon Harmer at a score of 16 in the second innings of the second Test.

He surpassed Glenn McGrath to become the highest wicket-taking pacer in cricket history. James also got rid of Kagiso Rabada.

Earlier, he took the wicket of South Africa Dean Elgar.

The veteran has 951 wickets to his name, two more than Aussie great McGrath. 

Anderson has accumulated 664 wickets in Test cricket, 269 in ODIs, and 18 in T20Is.

Playing test cricket at 40 years of age, he is the greatest fast bowler of all time. 

Most wickets in international cricket 

1347 – Muralitharan

1001 – Shane Warne

956 – Anil Kumble

951 – James Anderson

949 – Glenn McGrath

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