JAMES ANDERSON must wait at the very least one other 12 months earlier than he receives a knighthood.
Report-breaking bowler Anderson, 38, was being thought of as a ‘Sir’ within the New Yr’s Honours checklist.
However his identify was excluded and he’s now unlikely to be knighted till he stops enjoying for England.
It was reported by the Sunday Occasions that Anderson was neglected as a result of he can be a goal for sledging in subsequent winter’s Ashes collection.
A supply stated, maybe solely half-seriously: “I don’t suppose we’d ship out Jimmy Anderson to face the Australians with a knighthood.”
Paul Collingwood was famously mocked by Shane Warne for his MBE as a part of England’s Ashes-winning squad in 2005 – he scored simply seven and ten in a single Take a look at.
Anderson’s shut pal Sir Alastair Cook dinner was knighted after he stop worldwide cricket in 2018.
Anderson, who has an finish named after him at Outdated Trafford, is the one quick bowler in historical past to take 600 Take a look at wickets.
He arrived with the England squad in Sri Lanka on Sunday and says he desires to proceed enjoying for so long as potential.
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