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Jim’ll fix 300 career wickets

| 04.01.2011

JAMES ANDERSON is in line to take 300 career wickets, according to bookmaker Ladbrokes.

Currently on 205 first class wickets, he is odds-on (1/2) to join England greats Ian Botham (383), Bob Willis (325), and Fred Trueman (307) as the only players to achieve the feat.

It’s 25/1 he breaks Botham’s record to become the leading England wicket taker of all time.

Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: “Anderson’s bowling has been an integral part of the retention of the Ashes and we expect him to kick on and write his name in the history books.”

Ladbrokes latest betting

James Anderson 300 Career wickets?
Yes – 1/2
No – 6/4

To break Ian Botham’s record (383) – 25/1



Craig Kemp

Craig has written for Ladbrokes since the 2010 World Cup, having previously gained a Media & Sports Journalism degree and contributed to publications including the Racing Post. His main areas of interest are horse racing and UFC, but he is also an avid X Factor gambler and likes nothing more than indulging in a spot of Hip Hop Karaoke.