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The left-arm seamer's reverse swing proved too much for the hosts during Saturday's play

The left-arm seamer's reverse swing proved too much for the hosts during Saturday's play

Wasim Akram: If Akram had only bowled one over in one-day cricket, he'd still be remembered for it: chasing 250 in the 1992 World Cup final, England had recovered to 141 for 4. In came Akram, round the wicket to Allan Lamb, and removed his off stump via reverse swing; next ball, to Chris Lewis, still round the wicket, Akram pitched it wide but it curled in the air and Lewis chopped it onto his middle stump. 55 wkts at 23.83 from 38 matches (1987-2003)

Wasim Akram: If Akram had only bowled one over in one-day cricket, he'd still be remembered for it: chasing 250 in the 1992 World Cup final, England had recovered to 141 for 4. In came Akram, round the wicket to Allan Lamb, and removed his off stump via reverse swing; next ball, to Chris Lewis, still round the wicket, Akram pitched it wide but it curled in the air and Lewis chopped it onto his middle stump. 55 wkts at 23.83 from 38 matches (1987-2003)

267-Gary "Gus" John Gilmour played in 15 Tests from 1973 to 1977. His Test debut consisted of 52 runs and 4 for 75 in a win over New Zealand at the MCG. He was on the 1975 England tour which included the inaugural World Cup. He played 5 of the 6 Tests against the West Indies, topping the bowling averages. He played World Series Cricket with varying success. He was said to combine "talented hitting with penetrative left-arm swing bowling and strong slip catching”.

267-Gary "Gus" John Gilmour played in 15 Tests from 1973 to 1977. His Test debut consisted of 52 runs and 4 for 75 in a win over New Zealand at the MCG. He was on the 1975 England tour which included the inaugural World Cup. He played 5 of the 6 Tests against the West Indies, topping the bowling averages. He played World Series Cricket with varying success. He was said to combine "talented hitting with penetrative left-arm swing bowling and strong slip catching”.

Six hundred and sixty-five men have played Test cricket for England, but when it comes to taking wickets, one man stands alone. Step forward James Anderson, the Lancastrian swing bowling master who on Friday surpassed Sir Ian Botham's England record with the 384th Test wicket of his sparkling career.

James Anderson: The story of an England record-breaker

Six hundred and sixty-five men have played Test cricket for England, but when it comes to taking wickets, one man stands alone. Step forward James Anderson, the Lancastrian swing bowling master who on Friday surpassed Sir Ian Botham's England record with the 384th Test wicket of his sparkling career.

An afternoon of outstanding reverse-swing bowling conjured England a memorable come-from-behind 141-run victory at Edgbaston

An afternoon of outstanding reverse-swing bowling conjured England a memorable come-from-behind 141-run victory at Edgbaston

batting, Brendon McCullum, Chris Woakes, devastative batting, Martin Guptill, new zealand, One-Day Internationals, Right-arm swing bowler, Right-arm swing bowler Southee, skipper Brendon McCullum, swing bowling, Tim Southee, tournament, Wellington

batting, Brendon McCullum, Chris Woakes, devastative batting, Martin Guptill, new zealand, One-Day Internationals, Right-arm swing bowler, Right-arm swing bowler Southee, skipper Brendon McCullum, swing bowling, Tim Southee, tournament, Wellington

Eng vs NZ, group stage, WC 2015. The story of Tim Southee's seven wickets at the Basin Reserve, which blew away England for 123 in a brilliant exhibition of swing bowling. Interestingly, England bowlers and the rest of NZ bowlers couldn't extract much swing.

Eng vs NZ, group stage, WC 2015. The story of Tim Southee's seven wickets at the Basin Reserve, which blew away England for 123 in a brilliant exhibition of swing bowling. Interestingly, England bowlers and the rest of NZ bowlers couldn't extract much swing.

The #Kiwi #Cricket #Fans - were treated to an exhibition of superb #swing #bowling and aggressive #batting by #NewZealand team. No wonder they look overjoyed...

The #Kiwi #Cricket #Fans - were treated to an exhibition of superb #swing #bowling and aggressive #batting by #NewZealand team. No wonder they look overjoyed...

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