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'I'm Going To Be Your 700th' - Anderson Reveals Kuldeep Predicting His Landmark Moment 

James Anderson became first pacer to reach 700 Test wickets [X.com]James Anderson became first pacer to reach 700 Test wickets [X.com]

James Anderson revealed Indian wristspinner and stoic lower-order batter Kuldeep Yadav predicting he will be the great England pacer's milestone wicket during the first-innings of the Dharamshala Test. 

As he became the first-ever pacer to reach 700 Test wickets, Anderson disclosed a funny conversation that Kuldeep had with him on Day 3 of the fifth and final Test of the series amidst the scenic valleys in Himachal Pradesh. 

Playing another useful knock of 30 off 69 deliveries for India to extend the hosts' first-innings lead, Kuldeep nudged a delivery for a single and indulged in an amusing chat with the England bowler, telling him he could be his 700th scalp. 

Anderson Reveals Funny Chatter With Kuldeep 

"Kuldeep edged one down to third man for a single. As he got to the non-striker's end, and as I was walking back to my mark, he said, 'I'm going to be your 700th wicket'. He wasn't saying he was trying to get out, he was just saying he had a feeling. We both laughed at it," Anderson was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo. 

Kuldeep, one of India's finest performers of the series, had batted brilliantly for his knock but couldn't evade an Anderson off-cutter that took his outside edge and landed comfortably into the hands of wicketkeeper Ben Foakes to give the English quick his landmark moment. 

The 41-year-old is now the only fast-bowler in the history of Test cricket to have reached 700 Test wickets, a remarkable feat unlikely to be breached by any other pacer given the dwindling amount of Tests played across the world. 

Despite Anderson's milestone, however, England suffered their worst defeat of the tour, losing by an innings & 64 before tea on Day 3 to hand India a deserved series winning scoreline of 4-1.