Cricket

England's Anderson replaces Broad as top-ranked test bowler

LONDON (AP) England's James Anderson replaced Stuart Broad as the No. 1 ranked bowler in test cricket on Tuesday after spearheading his side to a series-clinching victory against Sri Lanka.

The 33-year-old Anderson finished with match figures of 8-94 in England's nine-wicket win at Chester-le-Street, taking him past 450 test career wickets and leading him to replace Broad atop the rankings.

Anderson was man-of-the-match for his performance, which gave England an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-test series.

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