Broad, Anderson in a league of their own
NEW DELHI, Jan. 4 -- The New Year's Test in Cape Town will mark a milestone in the careers of James Anderson and Stuart Broad as they step into their 13th year as a fast-bowling pair. It will be their 116th match hunting together. They also equal the record-in terms of number of years-that West Indies fast bowlers Courtney Walsh and Curtly Ambrose shared the new ball (over 95 Tests). No other prominent bowling pair has stayed together this long in the history of the game. Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis played for a longer period-14 years-but they featured together in just 61 Tests, almost half that of Broad and Anderson's 115. Shaun Pollock and Jacques Kallis share 547 wickets between them from 93 Tests across 14 years but it was not really t...
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