James Anderson and Stuart Broad have surpassed Australia’s Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne’s 1,001 wicket total to become the most successful bowling combination in Test cricket.
Broad and Anderson now have a combined total of 1,002 wickets from 133 Test matches after bowling Devon Conway on the third day of the first Test between England and New Zealand at Mount Maunganui.
Stuart, Smith, and Broad Move past Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath
Broad quickly increased it to 1,004 by eliminating Tom Blundell, Kane Williamson, and Tom Latham (15), among others, as he continued to perform brilliantly under the spotlight.
After sharing four wickets for the Black Caps in the first inning, Anderson and Broad, who had a combined total of 997 before the game, have now surpassed McGrath and
In 2008, in Wellington, New Zealand, Stuart Broad and James Anderson worked together for the first time during a Test match. In the second contest of the three-game series, England won 2-1.
After levelling the series with a 126-run victory in the second Test with to Anderson’s first-innings five-for, England went on to win the third Test in Napier by 121 runs.
With five draws and two innings losses in their last seven meetings, England’s triumph in Napier remains their most recent in Test matches played in New Zealand.
However, they are the favourites to win this week’s match at Bay Oval against New Zealand, who is attempting to improve upon their previous mark for successful run chase (394).