James Anderson becomes England's leading wicket-taker in ODIs

James Anderson has been the strike bowler for England in all three formats of the game © Getty Images

Birmingham: Jun 8, 2013

James Anderson becomes the leading wicket-taker for England in One-Day Internationals with 237 wickets surpassing Darren Gough’s 234.
 
Anderson went past Gough’s record with the wicket of Mitchell Marsh at Edgbaston. He added one more to his kitty in the same over dismissing Matthew Wade.
 
The other leading wicket-takers for England in ODIs are too far in the list with Andrew Flintoff (168), Stuart Broad (155) and Ian Botham (145). Broad is the only player still active with an outside chance of competing Anderson.

No. Bowler Matches Wickets
       
1 James Anderson 170 237
2 Darren Gough 158 234
3 Andrew Flintoff 138 168
4 Stuart Broad 98 155
5 Ian Botham 116 145

Anderson has been the strike bowler for England in all three formats. In Tests he is in third place with 307 wickets along with Fred Trueman.