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News - 4th November 2013

Saker: Jimmy Set For More Success

Saker: Jimmy Set For More Success

JAMES ANDERSON has been tipped by England bowling coach David Saker to be the prominent seamer during the forthcoming Ashes series Down Under.

The Lancashire quick has been the standout bowler in each of England's two previous series victories against Australia, amassing 22 wickets in the recent 3-0 win on home soil and 24 scalps in the 2010-2011 campaign.

And Saker believes the Burnley Express will once again have another successful Ashes campaign, when it gets underway later this month.

He said: "In the last visit over here, he broke the barrier that he wanted to break.

"He wanted to prove to a lot of Australians that he could bowl well in all conditions. He came over here and had a fantastic series. Then he went to India and did a fantastic job for us.

"As far as pressure goes, he thrives under it. He thrives under the leadership banner.”

Don't forget, you can watch Jimmy and the rest of the England stars at Emirates Old Trafford in 2014. Tickets for next year's International fixtures  are currently on general sale. They start from just £35 for adults (£15 for children under the age of 16) for the England V Sri Lanka, Royal London ODI (28/5/14) and £45 (£20) per day (first three days) and £30 (£15) for Day Four of the Investec Test match against India (7-11/8/14). They can be purchased by calling the Club’s 24-hour ticket line on 08 444 999 666 or by visiting here

The Club also have some outstanding hospitality packages available to suit everybody. More information can be found by visiting here


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