• Hunger game: how Jimmy Anderson dodged long list of bowling casualties | Andy Bull

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    Where other bowlers have seen careers ruined by injury and off-field issues, Anderson is still going strong in his 162nd Test “What's the secret?” Nasser Hussain asked Jimmy Anderson before the start of this Test. “A lot of it is luck,” Anderson told him. “I've been born with a body that can cope with the pressures of bowling.” The rest, he said, was “hunger”, the appetite to work at getting better every day for the past 6,596 days, since he made his Test debut in May 2003. In that time he's played 162 games, which puts him top of the list, one ahead of his great mate Alastair Cook. Luck...
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