IND vs ENG: James Anderson survives injury scare

Aug 07, 2018, 13:00 IST | Agencies

James Anderson's swing went horribly wrong and the ball rebounded off a tree before hitting him straight in the face. Broad, who was there when the incident took place, said England's highest wicket-taker "is perfectly fine"

IND vs ENG: James Anderson survives injury scare
James Anderson

Veteran England paceman James Anderson has survived a major injury scare while playing golf alongside pace colleague Stuart Broad, who shared the video of the freakish incident.

Anderson's swing went horribly wrong and the ball rebounded off a tree before hitting him straight in the face. Broad, who was there when the incident took place, said England's highest wicket-taker "is perfectly fine".

James Anderson had earlier claimed that India's captain Virat Kohli is not 'Invincible', on the back of Kohli's stellar show in the first Test between India and England. Virat Kohli scored 149 in the first innings and a fighting 51 in the second innings, but could not taking India over the line, as the visitors fell short by 31 runs from the target. England won the match and took a 1-0 lead in the five-match Test series.

The second Test is set to begin on August 9th at Lord's.

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