Former South African pacemaker Allan Donald said on Friday that James Anderson and Stuart Broad still have plenty to offer in Test cricket for England. He said that the experienced duo have earned the right to decide when they want to retire from international cricket. Donald’s comments came after former England captain Michael Vaughan suggested that Anderson was a highly experienced player in the test team room.
The Daily Mail quoted Donald as saying: “If you saw Anderson in Melbourne, even when the conditions suited him, he looked like a dangerous bowler. He plays well when the pitch is moving. So he’s still a world-class bowler.” “. “
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When asked about his future after the Ashes, Donald said that he was entitled to make the right decisions, but he could essentially still serve the England team as the team looked weaker than before.
Taking cues from his own career, Donald admitted he continued to play internationally for too long in 2001/02.
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He further stated, “I regret it, when I wanted to play six more Test matches for Australia. But at that point I was losing my momentum and felt like I was walking away from the game.”
Donald, who took 330 wickets in 72 Tests and 272 wickets in 164 ODIs for South Africa, also expressed surprise at the way England lost the 2021/22 Ashes to Australia.