Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Anderson Moves Back Up to No.1 in the World ; CRICKET

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Anderson Moves Back Up to No.1 in the World ; CRICKET

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JIMMY Anderson is back as the world's best bowler - despite his row with the umpires in the third Test.

The Lancashire ace was banned from bowling in the first innings against Pakistan at Edgbaston after his third warning for running on the pitch during his follow-through.

Before then, he lost his cool with both umpires when he was warned for treading in the 'danger area' - and later had to apologise for what he admitted was "unacceptable behaviour".

But he returned in the second innings to help England to a stunning win on the final day and put them 2-1 up in the series with just the final match at The Oval to come.

Anderson escaped any punishment from the match referee, and England coach Bayliss was heartened the player took responsibility to speak to the umpires after the match. …

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