James Anderson replaces Ravindra Jadeja as No. 1 Test bowler

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James Anderson's historic performance in England's series-clinching third-Test win over West Indies will live with the seamer for a long time.

Anderson delivered a swing bowling masterclass as he recorded career-best figures of seven for 42 - which included his 500th Test scalp - to steer England towards victory in the Investec series decider.

After Bishoo had dismissed Cook LBW for 17 with the leg-spinner's first delivery of the match, Mark Stoneman (40 not out) and Tom Westley (44 not out), who both needed runs to press their claims for a place in the England side to defend the Ashes in Australia at the end of the year, guided their side home to an untroubled victory.

England's 2-1 win over the Windies keeps them third in the Test standings, behind India and South Africa.

Anderson, who was the top-ranked bowler in August previous year, reclaimed the top spot to become the oldest bowler to do so since Australian legend Glenn McGrath (January 2006) and Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralidaran (July 2009).


Anderson's return just surpassed his previous best in 129 career Tests of seven for 43 against New Zealand at Trent Bridge in 2008.

The highlight for West Indies would be the five wicket win over England in the second Test at Headingley where Shai Hope scored a twin ton.

But no other batsman made more than opener Kieran Powell's 45.

West Indies pace bowler Kemar Roach admitted that he was concerned his global career was all but over when he injured his shoulder nearly four years ago. He was up to the pace of Shannon Gabriel, and no Australian will be quicker even if the pitches are.

Anderson should have had another wicket when Jermaine Blackwood, on two, mistimed a drive only for Stuart Broad to drop the catch at mid-off.

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