Broad-Anderson made a place on Sachin-Dravid’s list, achieved while playing for England

The fifth game of the Test series between England and Australia is played in London. Legendary England bowler Stuart Broad recently announced his retirement from International Cricket. He is playing the last Test of his career. Broad and James Anderson have achieved a special achievement. He has carved a niche for himself on the special list related to Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid. Broad and Anderson have reached number two in terms of playing the most Test matches together.

Anderson and Broad have played 138 Test matches together so far. There are only a couple of Dravid and Sachin in front of them. Sachin and Dravid have played 146 test matches. In this case, the pairing of Jacques Kallis and Mark Boucher is at number three. These two have played 137 games together. Dravid and Laxman have played 132 Test matches together. Anderson and Alastair Cook have played 130 Test matches together.

Significantly, Broad has announced his retirement from international cricket. He has taken 602 wickets in 309 Test innings so far (as of writing the news). During this, he has done the feat of taking 20 five or more wickets. While he have taken 10 wickets 3 times. Broad has played 121 matches in ODIs. He has taken 178 wickets in this. During this, taking 5 wickets for 23 runs in a match has been the best performance. Broad has taken 65 wickets in 55 T20 innings for England.

Speaking of James Anderson, he has taken 690 wickets in 341 Test innings. At the same time, he has taken 269 wickets in 191 ODI innings. Anderson’s best ODI performance has been taking 23 wickets for 5 runs.

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