India vs England 2018, 2nd Test Day 4, Lords: English seamer James Anderson picked up the wicket of KL Rahul and that was his 100th wicket at Lord’s. It happened in the 2nd Test Day 4 when India came out to bat after the hosts declared their innings with a lead of 289 runs. Anderson also joined Muralitharan to become the only bowler to take 100 wickets at a certain venue.
At Lord’s, he has at the top of the tree, with his partner-in-crime Stuart Broad in the second position with 79 wickets. Anderson also got the wicket of Murali Vijay. Vijay bagged a pair. Rain makes an entry and early lunch has been taken with India reeling at 17/2. Anderson also joined the 550-wickets club.
Here are the top five bowlers with most wickets at Lord’s Cricket Ground.
Earlier, after Day 1 was washed off, England won the toss on Day 2 and put the visiting team into bat. India was bowled out for a paltry 107. India captain Virat Kohli was out for 23, whereas Ashwin top-scored with 29 runs. James Anderson was the pick of the English bowlers, he picked up five wickets to rattle India.
The visitors dominated the first session of the day on Saturday, reducing England to 89/4 and then 131/5, but Chris Woakes (120*) and Jonny Bairstow (93) took it away from the visitors, putting on a 189-run stand to help England head into stumps with a lead of 250.