James Anderson (Cricketer) Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography

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Wife: Daniella Lloyd
Age: 42 Years
Hometown: Burnley, Lancashire, England

James Anderson Profile

Full NameJames Michael Anderson
Nickname(s)Jimmy, The Burnley Express, The King of Swing, The Burnley Lara Daisy
ProfessionEnglish Cricketer (Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)6' 2" (188 cm)
Weight (approx.)75 Kg (165 lbs)
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourHazel Green
Hair ColourBlack (Dyed Brown)
International DebutTest- 22 May 2003 vs Zimbabwe in London
ODI- 15 December 2002 vs Australia in Melbourne
T20- 9 January 2007 vs Australia in Sydney
International RetirementOn 11 May 2024, he announced that he would retire following the first Test against West Indies at Lord's in July 2024.
Coach/MentorMike Watkinson
Jersey Number#9 (England, Lancashire CCC)
Domestic/State TeamsAuckland, Lancashire
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium
Batting StyleLeft-hand bat
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstAustralia
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.
James Anderson - Most Test Wickets by a seamer
• On 25 August 2020, he became the first seamer to claim 600 Test wickets. [1]ICC
Personal Life
Date of Birth30 July 1982
Age (as in 2024)42 Years
BirthplaceBurnley, Lancashire, England
Zodiac signLeo
HometownBurnley, Lancashire, England
SchoolSt Mary's, Burnley, Lancashire
St Theodore's RC High School, Burnley, Lancashire
FamilyFather- Michael Anderson
Mother- Catherine Anderson
James Anderson Parents
Brother- N/A
Sister- N/A
HobbiesPlaying 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.
Football ClubArsenal
Rock BandGuns N' Roses
Tennis PlayerBoris Becker
GolferRory Mcllory
Holiday DestinationsMaldives, Tahiti
SongsSweet Child of Mine by Guns and Roses, Royal Blood, Alt-J
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsDaniella Lloyd
WifeDaniella Lloyd (Former Model)
James Anderson with family
ChildrenDaughter- Lola Rose (Born January 2009), Ruby Luxe (Born December 2010)
Son- N/A

James Anderson Bowling

Some Lesser Known Facts About James Anderson

  • 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.
  • On day five of the final Test against Pakistan on 25 August 2020, he became the fastest bowler, and the first seamer to take 600 Test wickets, with this feat, he became the fourth bowler to join the prestigious 600 club – only after Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan (800), Australia’s Shane Warne (708), and India’s Anil Kumble (619).