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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Who will perform better?

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James Anderson

James Anderson has proved himself as one of the most skilful and prolific fast bowlers in England's history. His talents have been particularly apparent in Test cricket where his command of swing bowling, especially on his home grounds, has been the stuff of artistry, bearing comparison with any swing bowler in any age.
He has been an integral part of three victorious Ashes campaigns and finished the 2014 English summer only four wickets short of beating Ian Botham's England Test-wickets record of 383. His one-day career has also been more productive than at one time seemed likely as he gradually became adept at bowling in a more defensive fashion.

Playing role: Bowler
Batting style: Left-hand bat
Bowling style: Right-arm fast-medium

Current ODI Ranking: 4
Highest Ranking: 3 - (16/07/2013)
Highest score: 81 (Tests) 28 (ODIs) 1* (T20Is)
Best bowling: 11/71 (Tests) , 5/23 (ODIs) 3/23 (T20Is)
Last three performances: 1* run – 0/37, 8 runs – 0/67, 2/42


 

Richie Berrington

Richie Berrington powered Scotland to their long-awaited first victory over an ICC Full Member when his century, which was made in only 56 balls and included five sixes, set-up victory over Bangladesh in a T20 international in July 2012.
A batting allrounder who can bowl seam, Berrington was born in Pretoria but emigrated to Scotland as a youth and has been part of their set-up since his days in the Under-15 side. His early promise was clearly evident and as an 18 year old he was sent to India as part of the ICC's European Cricket Academy.

Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling style: Right-arm medium-fast

Current ODI Ranking: N/A
Highest Ranking: N/A
Highest score: 101* (ODIs) 100 (T20Is)
Best bowling: 2/14 (ODIs) 2/13(T20Is)
Last three performances: 50 runs, 66 runs – 0/13, 52 runs

 

 

 

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