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Anderson becomes 1st bowler to take 100 wickets at Lord's

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England fast bowler on Sunday became the first bowler to take 100 Test wickets here at the iconic Lord's Ground.

The 36-year-old achieved the feat on day four of the second Test in the ongoing five-match Test series against India, and it was India's opening batsman who became his 100th Test wicket.

Vijay knicked a quick delivery off Anderson and wicket-keeper made no mistake behind the stumps. The bowler celebrated his 100th wicket in a thrilling fashion along with his fellow teammates, who applauded the

Anderson is only the second bowler, after legendary Sri Lankan spinner, Muttiah Muralitharan, to have claimed 100 Test wickets at a single venue, who has achieved the same feat on three different grounds in

Anderson is in a raging form in the ongoing Test against and has already scalped seven Indian wickets in the match so far, including a five-wicket haul in the first innings.

Meanwhile, rain has disrupted the fourth day's play at Lord's, where are trailing the second innings by 272 runs with 8 wickets remaining.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 17:56 IST