|Real Name||James Michael Anderson|
|Nickname||Jimmy, The Burnley Express, The King of Swing, The Burnley Lara Daisy|
|Profession||English Cricketer (Bowler)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 76 kg
in Pounds- 168 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
|Eye Colour||Hazel Green|
|Hair Colour||Black (Dyed Brown)|
|International Debut||Test- 22 May 2003 vs Zimbabwe in London
ODI- 15 December 2002 vs Australia in Melbourne
T20- 9 January 2007 vs Australia in Sydney
|Jersey Number||#9 (England, Lancashire CCC)|
|Domestic/State Teams||Auckland, Lancashire|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Batting Style||Left-hand bat|
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Likes to play against||Australia
|Records/Achievements (main ones)||• Jimmy Anderson became the first English player to take 400 wickets, surpassing the 383 wicket mark held by Ian Botham.
• At the age of 20 years 288 days, Anderson became the youngest Lancashire cricketer to take a hat-trick.
• With 21 Test and 2 ODI five-wicket hauls, Anderson is currently the 6th highest Test wicket-taker of all time.
• In 2018, he beat Glenn McGrath to take the most Test wickets (564 wickets) ever by a seamer.
|Date of Birth||30 July 1982|
|Age (as in 2018)||36 Years|
|Birth Place||Burnley, Lancashire, England|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Leo|
|Hometown||Burnley, Lancashire, England|
|School||St Mary's, Burnley, Lancashire
St Theodore's RC High School, Burnley, Lancashire
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Michael Anderson
Mother- Catherine Anderson
|Hobbies||Playing Golf & Tennis, Fashion Designing|
|Controversies||• Many a time, James Anderson has indulged in on ground Sledging activities with various players like Mitchell Johnson, Virat Kohli, George Bailey, etc.
• At the 2013 edition of Ashes, James Anderson along with Kevin Pietersen and Stuart Broad made headlines for allegedly urinating on the Oval pitch following their 3-0 victory celebration on the ground.
|Favourite Football Club||Arsenal|
|Favourite Rock Band||Guns N' Roses|
|Favourite Tennis Player||Boris Becker|
|Favourite Golfer||Rory Mcllory|
|Favourite Holiday Destinations||Maldives, Tahiti|
|Favorite Songs||Sweet Child of Mine by Guns and Roses, Royal Blood, Alt-J|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Wife||Daniella Lloyd (Former Model)
|Children||Daughter- Lola Rose (Born January 2009), Ruby Luxe (Born December 2010)
Some Lesser Known Facts About James Anderson
- Does James Anderson Smoke?: Not Known
- Does James Anderson drink Alcohol?: Yes
- As a child, he was obsessed with tennis. But, as years passed on, Anderson developed an inclination towards Cricket.
- With just 5 List-A matches, Anderson was selected for the England’s ODI squad, even before he was awarded his County Cap.
- Anderson, in 2003, became the 42nd Englishman to get a 5 wicket haul on debut.
- James, once defended Michael Clarke after the latter was fined 20% of the match fee for using some harsh words which were then picked up by the Stump’s Microphone.
- In 2010, Anderson became the first cricketer to model naked for Britain’s highest selling gay magazine “Attitude”.
- His cricket themed radio show “Not just cricket” on BBC Radio 5 Live was nominated for Best Sports Programme at the 2013 Radio Academy Awards.
- Apart from being a right hand medium fast bowler, Anderson fancies himself as a left hand spin bowler. He once dismissed Ian Bell in an exhibition match with his left arm spin bowling.