In pictures: Test cricket's 500-wicket club as James Anderson becomes its latest member

England vs West Indies – Third Test

James Anderson celebrates the wicket of West Indies’ Kraigg Brathwaite and his 500th test wicket
STATS
500 Wickets
128 Matches
28042 Balls
13788 Runs conceeded
Average of 27.74

England vs West Indies – Third Test

James Anderson celebrates the wicket of West Indies’ Kraigg Brathwaite and his 500th test wicket
STATS
500 Wickets
128 Matches
28042 Balls
13788 Runs conceeded
Average of 27.74

Jimmy Anderson

James Anderson celebrates the wicket of South Africa’s Jacque Kallis in 2003

Jimmy Anderson

James Anderson of England claims the wicket of Denesh Ramdin to pass Ian Botham’s record of 383 in April 2015

Jimmy Anderson

James Anderson of England claims the wicket of Denesh Ramdin to become England’s most successful Test bowler of all time

519 wickets Courtney Walsh (West Indies)

Courtney Walsh holds the record for the best Test match bowling as captain (13-52)

Courtney Walsh

Courtney Walsh celebrates another victim – this time England’s Michael Vaughan

519 wickets Courtney Walsh (West Indies)

Fearsome sight: Courtney Walsh puts the frighteners on Graeme Hick in 2000

563 wickets Glenn McGrath (Australia)

Glenn McGrath claimed 10-wicket Test match hauls on three occasions

563 wickets Glenn McGrath (Australia)

Glenn McGrath retired from Test cricket along with Shane Warne in 2007

619 wickets Anil Kumble (India)

Anil Kumble celebrates the wicket of Alastair Cook in 2007

619 wickets Anil Kumble (India)

India’s Anil Kumble enjoyed an 18-year Test career for India

708 wickets Shane Warne (Australia)

Shane Warne celebrates the wicket of Andrew Flintoff in the epic 2005 Ashes series

708 wickets Shane Warne (Australia)

Ball of the century: Shane Warne bowled Mike Gatting with his first ball against England in 1993

708 wickets Shane Warne (Australia)

Shane Warne always enjoyed playing against England

800 wickets Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)

Sri Lankan spin bowleriMuttiah Muralitharan is the most successful Test bowler of all time

800 wickets Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)

Muttiah Muralitharan celebrates the wicket of Alastair Cook in 2007

Courtney Walsh

Courtney Walsh celebrates another victim – this time England’s Michael Vaughan

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