Latest News: James Anderson Named England Vice-captain For Ashes 2017-2018
The England Cricket Board confirmed: James Anderson will be the England cricket team’s vice-captain for the Ashes 2017-18 series in the absence of Ben Stokes.
Anderson holds the record of most wickets for England in both One Day International (ODI) and Test cricket.
The 35-year-old had earlier said that he is open to the position and insisted that he has long held a leadership role within the team, with support from former skipper Alastair Cook and fast bowler Stuart Broad.
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Aside from Ben Stokes, England are currently without fast bowlers Mark Wood (heel injury), Toby Roland-Jones (back injury), Steven Finn (knee injury) and Jake Bell (ankle sprain).
The Ashes 2017-18 between England and Australia will begin on November 23.
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