Anderson surpasses Cook to become England's most capped Test cricketer

Friday, 11 June 2021

EDGBASTON, June 10 (ANI): Veteran pacer James Anderson added another feather to his already illustrious cap on Thursday as he surpassed former skipper Alastair Cook to become England's most-capped Test cricketer.
Anderson achieved the feat in the second Test against New Zealand here at the Edgbaston. England won the toss and decided to bat first in the second Test against New Zealand. The legendary pacer has now featured in 162 matches for England one more than Cook, who played 161 games in the longest format.
Fast bowler Stuart Broad is third on the list having played 147 Tests for England while former cricketer Alec Stewart occupies the fourth spot with 133 games under his belt.