Hindustan Times – England’s two leading Test wicket-takers are both active players after Stuart Broad moved up to second on the list behind James Anderson.

Summary

  • England’s two leading Test wicket-takers are both active players after Stuart Broad moved up to second on the list behind James Anderson.
  • Using Opta data, we take a look at how Anderson and Broad’s Test records compare.
  • 27.71 – Anderson’s Test average compares marginally favourably to that of Broad, whose 384 wickets have come at 28.47.
  • 27.69 – Stuart Broad has enjoyed much the better time against old foes Australia, averaging 27.69 in Ashes contests while Anderson’s 35.87 is his highest against any Test opponent.
  • 0 – James Anderson has never recorded a Test hat-trick, while Broad has two to his name.


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