Alastair Cook gave all the credit for England’s win at Grenada to his spearhead fast bowler James Anderson.
The skipper, who himself made the mockery of a short chase with a pretty fluent half century, spoke very highly of Anderson in the post match press conference.
England had plenty of wickets to take on the final day and then, they needed enough time to complete the chase of the target that was going to be posted in front of them.
It was looking unrealistic in the morning.
But, the new ball came and Anderson devastated the hosts with that.
There was not much help from the wicket and it was not needed either for Anderson.
He moved the ball in the air and made the Caribbean lower order dance to his tunes.
There had been some doubts over Anderson’s effectiveness with the new ball recently, but, he put all that to rest with this spell.
And, it’s not only this spell, if you see his overall bowling in the series against West Indies, it has been first class.
Talking about Anderson, Cook said, “It was very, very important to make new ball count and we did that. Jimmy bowled terrific lines which he always does and with his incredible quality to swing the ball in all conditions, he created problems for the batsmen.”
“It’s a special effort because we pulled it off on a dead wicket. In these sorts of conditions, you don’t generally get to see results.”
However, it was not Anderson who was Posted on