James Anderson: James Anderson is just two wickets away from taking seven hundred wickets.

New Delhi:

England's greatest fast bowler James Anderson has achieved the status of a great bowler, but it is quite surprising that Anderson has given the credit for learning reverse swing to Zaheer Khan.

Anderson said that he learned some tricks of fast bowling including reverse swing from India's legendary fast bowler Zaheer Khan.

Anderson is still playing international cricket at the age of 41 and is just two wickets away from becoming the world's first fast bowler to take 700 Test wickets.

Nearly one thousand international wickets are registered in his name.

Currently, only the great spinner Muttiah Muralitharan and the late Shane Warne have more than 700 Test wickets in their names.

Anderson told 'Geo Cinema', 'I have seen Zaheer Khan playing a lot and have tried to learn from him.

How he uses reverse swing, how he hides the ball when he runs to bowl, I tried to learn this by playing against him here.

Zaheer, one of India's best fast bowlers, played his last Test in 2014 when Anderson was at the top of his game.

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Among the current Indian fast bowlers, Anderson is most impressed by the ability of Jasprit Bumrah.

When asked about Bumrah's match-winning performance in the second Test against England, Anderson said, 'You expect this kind of standard from someone of his level.

You know reverse swing can play a big role in India and he exploits it very well.

He has good pace and is very accurate and his bowling is consistent.

He said, 'He also has a yorker and we saw how he dismissed Ollie Pope.

It is no coincidence that he is the number one bowler in the world.

He is a world class bowler and we are not surprised by his performance.

This experienced England fast bowler said, 'There are not many bowlers better than Bumrah, (Mohammed) Shami and Siraj.

He is a world class bowler.

You can also put Ishant Sharma in this category and this is a very strong bowling attack.

Anderson's experience can be gauged from the fact that when he made his Test debut in 2002, his current England teammates Shoaib Bashir and Rehan Ahmed were not even born.

Anderson played 186 Test and 194 ODI international matches in the last 22 years.

He said that he does not feel that he is 41 years old.

He said, "I don't even feel that I am 41 years and 200 days old."

I still feel young.