James Anderson and Virat Kohli
James Anderson and Virat Kohli. (Photograph Supply: Getty Pictures)

Ace English bowler James Anderson was final in motion for England within the rescheduled fifth Check match towards India in Edgbaston, Birmingham, earlier this month. He was one of many stars of the Check match, bagging a five-wicket haul within the first innings and guiding his crew to a well-known victory to attract the collection 2-2. In the meantime, the 39-year-old quick bowler dropped a touch about his enjoying future.

Anderson stated that, though he isn’t certain about it, he would like to bowl at Virat Kohli, once more. He added that he would possibly keep till the subsequent tour to face the star Indian batter once more. Anderson and Kohli have had some fierce battles prior to now, and the Englishman has obtained the higher of the previous Indian captain on seven events.

“Properly, I have no idea. I’d like to bowl at Virat once more. So, possibly I’ll stick round for the subsequent tour,” Anderson stated on the Sony Sports activities Community present ‘Further Innings’.

Possibly it’s the final time that you’re attending to see this contest: Zaheer Khan

Out of the seven instances that Anderson dismissed Kohli in Exams, 5 of them got here throughout Kohli’s first tour to England in 2014. Of their subsequent assembly, which was through the England tour of India 2016-17, Anderson did not dismiss Kohli all through the five-match collection. And through India’s latest tour, Kohli was dismissed twice by the third-highest wicket-taker within the format. Former Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan had said through the Check collection that this is perhaps the final time that the 2 greats of the sport lock horns towards one another.

“The extra you see this battle, the extra you’ll take pleasure in. If in a contest, the figures of the rival gamers are nearly equal, it will get fascinating. Possibly it’s the final time that you’re attending to see this contest. As a result of Anderson shouldn’t be enjoying matches repeatedly and someday in future, he must say goodbye to this sport,” former Indian quick bowler Zaheer Khan had stated whereas chatting with Cricbuzz.

“Possibly that time could be very close to. Possibly it’s the final time that you’ll get to see this contest as a result of after this collection, the subsequent time India face England in England, there might be a protracted hole. Will probably be an thrilling contest this time,” Zaheer Khan had added. India’s subsequent assembly with England in Exams is in 2024 at residence and in 2025 away.