Besides being the lengthiest or longest format of cricket, Test cricket is also the most demanding one. This notion was proved once again today when England pacer James Anderson continued bowling even after being severely injured as if nothing had even happened. The “Show must go on” attitude that he displayed on Day 1 of the ongoing fourth test between India and England has been loved by cricket fans all around the globe and they showered their love for the cricketer on the internet.
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James Anderson got seriously injured after falling down on the ground, knee first during an action. The fall definitely did a lot of damage as blood could be seen coming out from the cut and it also stained his white test trousers. As he bowled, the stain became darker and it was a concerning sign for all the spectators. However, James Anderson did not stop bowling and continued dominating in the same known fashion.
A picture of James Anderson’s trousers stained with blood has gone viral on the internet and fans are using it as an example to exhibit the brave heartedness and dedication of James Anderson. He is 39 years old and probably still the most dedicated player on the pitch right now.
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James Anderson has already dismissed one of the biggest threats in India’s batting unit, Cheteshwar Pujara, with an astonishing delivery and is looking for more wickets in the first innings. With the form that he is in, the pacer can certainly expect a few more.