On Tuesday, England’s fast bowler James Anderson added another feather to his glorious cap. During the fifth day of the third and final Test match between England and Pakistan, James Anderson, England’s first fast bowler became the first fast bowler to take 600 Test wickets when he dismissed Pakistan’s skipper Azhar Ali.
6️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ Test wickets for Jimmy Anderson 🎉🎉🎉
— ICC (@ICC) August 25, 2020
In Pakistan’s first innings, James Anderson took a five-wicket haul in Pakistan’s first innings. Later, in the second innings, Anderson returned to pick Abid Ali and Azhar.
Soon after James Anderson achieved the feat on Tuesday, social media was flooded with tweets and posts appreciating the cricketer for his amazing performance. From fans to cricketers around the world, everyone took to their social media and lauded the cricketer for his brilliant performance.
Among many, Indian star bowler Jasprit Bumrah also took to his twitter and joined the bandwagon. In his tweet, he congratulated Anderson on achieving the amazing feat. He also praised Anderson’s passion, grit, and drive. He wrote:
“Congratulations for your remarkable achievement @jimmy9! Your passion, fortitude and drive are exceptional, cheers and best wishes for the future. #600TestWickets.”
Here, check out the Tweet:
— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) August 25, 2020
Jasprit Bumrah’s Tweet soon caught the eyes of former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who came up with a challenge for Bumrah. In his tweet, Jasprit Bumrah set a minimum target for Jasprit Bumrah’s Test Wicket. He wrote:
“Your target is 400 !! Minimum.”
Here, check out the tweet:
Your target is 400 !! Minimum
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) August 25, 2020
Meanwhile, with the Indian cricket team set to tour Australia for an upcoming ICC World Test Championship series later this year, Jasprit Bumrah will be keen to repeat his past performances.