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Ashes 2013-14: Jimmy Anderson lacking the spark, says Damien Fleming

James Anderson hasn't been at his best in the two tests down under so far © Getty Images
James Anderson hasn’t been at his best in the two tests down under so far © Getty Images

Sydney: Dec 11, 2013

Former Australian fast bowler, Damien Fleming has said that England’s bowling spearhead, James Anderson is lacking the spark in his bowling that he showed while taking 10 wickets in the first Test at Trent Bridge, earlier this year.

The 43-year-old former sportsperson said that Anderson is still saying things, but he doesn’t seem to have that physical presence, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.

Fleming believes that Anderson is also down on pace, adding that the fast-medium bowlers need to be at their optimum speed, otherwise they lack that bite.

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