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James Anderson Gives Retirement update ahead of 173rd Test Match against South Africa

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James Anderson Gives Retirement update ahead of 173rd Test Match against South Africa

James Anderson Gives Retirement update ahead of 173rd Test Match against South Africa: Three-match series will be held between England and South Africa. This will be the 173rd international Test cricket for England veteran pacer James Anderson.

James Anderson Gives Retirement update ahead of 173rd Test Match against South Africa: Three-match series will be held between England and South Africa. This will be the 173rd international Test cricket for England veteran pacer James Anderson.

Ahead of the first match, the pacer gives an update on his retirement and it looks like he will not quit anytime soon.

He speaking to ICC , he said ‘I don’t feel old like I am slowing or anything.

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“The last few weeks I have been working hard and training, trying to work on my bowling again and keep that ticking over, then the last couple of days I have felt in a great rhythm and hopefully I can show that on the field.”

The veteran pacer was in great touch during England’s fifth Test match victory against India this year in Birmingham.

He has the third most wicket ongoing World Test Championship.

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Pointing out that he is in good form for the South Africa series, Anderson said, “I don’t feel old or that I’m slowing down. I don’t have any personal goals I just want to keep enjoying my cricket. During the Tests earlier in the summer I felt really invigorated by the way we were asked to bowl as a bowling group. It was a change of mindset. I loved the aggressive nature of it and I’m looking forward to being a part of it.”

Anderson also feels how Test cricket has been losing its popularity.

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Speaking to ESPNcricinfo, he said that everyone is only interested in franchise cricket. “Definitely not after that because no-one will be stupid enough. Everything that has gone in the world with franchise cricket, the Hundred, short forms of the game, I can’t see anyone wanting to play Test cricket for this long”, he said.

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