IND vs ENG: England veteran James Anderson says calling off 5th Test a ‘shame’ hopes to play at home ground Manchester sometime in future

IND vs ENG: England veteran James Anderson says calling off 5th Test a 'shame' hopes to play at home ground Manchester sometime in future
IND vs ENG: England veteran James Anderson says calling off 5th Test a 'shame' hopes to play at home ground Manchester sometime in future

IND vs ENG: England veteran James Anderson says calling off 5th Test a ‘shame’ hopes to play at home ground Manchester sometime in future – Veteran England pacer James Anderson has said that the fifth Test between India and Englan getting cancelled is a shame. He also said that he is hopeful of playing at Old Trafford, Manchester sometime in future.  Anderson feels that this is not the end that this series deserved.

The final match of the series was cancelled when a physio in the Indian camp tested positive ahead of the game, making the visiting players apprehensive, though all of them tested negative.

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The 39-year-old Anderson also wondered whether he would get to play another Test match for England at his home ground. “I’m gutted for everyone at Lancashire cricket, for the fans who paid for tickets/trains/hotels, for both sets of supporters that wanted to see the finish this series deserved,” Anderson wrote on his Instagram page. “I hope it will be played again at some point and I hope I will get to play another international game at my home ground that I love so much,” he mentioned further.
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Indian cricketers led by skipper Virat Kohli refused to play as they were apprehensive about testing positive in the incubation period which would have coincided with the Test match dates between September 12-16.

All the Indian cricketers contracted with IPL franchises left for Dubai the following day after Test match was cancelled.

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Anderson has taken 632 wickets from 166 Tests with 15 wickets from the four Tests against India.

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