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Jimmy Anderson's 600 Test wickets in numbers

A breakdown of Jimmy's incredible achievement

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Jimmy Anderson's 600 Test wickets in numbers

James Anderson

Career numbers:

Matches: 156
Overs: 5624.1
Maidens: 1430 
Wickets: 600 
Average: 26.79
5fers: 29 
10fers: 3

Which teams has he struck against most?

India: 110
Australia: 104
South Africa: 93
West Indies: 87
Pakistan: 74 
New Zealand: 60
Sri Lanka: 52
Zimbabwe: 11
Bangladesh: 9

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Azhar Ali Wicket c Joe Root b James Anderson

England v Pakistan 3rd Test | Azhar Ali Wicket c Joe Root b James Anderson

How has he taken his wickets?

Right-hand: 414
Left-hand: 186
Caught: 396
Bowled: 116
LBW: 88

Records broken:

- First seamer to 600 Test match wickets
- The second fastest bowler to 600 Test wickets, taking 3,717 deliveries

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Watch how Jimmy Anderson produced his career-best figures of 7/42

James Anderson ripped through the Windies batting order with Test best figures of 7-42

Milestone dismissals:

1st: Mark Vermuelen (Zimbabwe)
100th: Jacques Kallis (South Africa)
200th: Peter Siddle (Australia)
300th: Peter Fulton (NZ)
400th: Martin Guptill (NZ)
500th: Kraigg Brathwaite (West Indies)
600th: Azhar Ali (Pakistan)

Most dismissed:

Peter Siddle: 11
Michael Clarke: 9
David Warner: 9
Azhar Ali: 9
Sachin Tendulkar: 9
Shane Watson: 8 

Favourite grounds (Home)

Lord’s: 103
Trent Bridge: 64
Edgbaston: 44
The Oval: 44
Headingley: 39

Favourite grounds (Away)

Adelaide: 16
Cape Town: 16
Barbados: 15
Sydney: 14
Melbourne: 13

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