James Michael "Jimmy" Anderson was born 30 July 1982 in Burnley, Lancashire is an English cricketer. He plays first-class cricket for Lancashire County Cricket Club and since bursting onto the scene in 2002/03, before his first full season of county cricket, Anderson has represented England in 40 Test matches and over 100 One Day Internationals. James Anderson was a pupil at St Theodore's RC High School, Burnley. He played cricket at Burnley Cricket Club from a young age. His childhood dream was to be a cricketer, and at the age of 17, after a growth spurt, Anderson was one of the fastest bowlers in the Lancashire League. He stated that "I've always bowled seam, but when I was about 17 I don't know what it was but I just started bowling fast all of a sudden". Anderson made his first-class debut for Lancashire in 2002; he played 13 matches and took 50 wickets at an average of 22.28, including three five wicket hauls. He was awarded the NBC Denis Compton Award for Lancashire's most promising young county player in the 2002 season. In 2003, Anderson became the youngest player to take a hat trick for Lancashire, just a week before his Test match debut against Zimbabwe; it was the first hat trick at Old Trafford in eight years. In a match against Worcestershire in May 2004, Anderson recorded his maiden first-class ten wicket haul. When Anderson was selected for the England one day squad, he had played only five list matches, taking 9 wickets at an average of 26.75. At the age of 20, he made his ODI debut on 15 December, 2002 against Australia at Melbourne. He opened the bowling and recorded figures of 1/46 from six overs. He debut came before he was even awarded his county cap, which occurred in 2003. He showed good promise in this series - a three-team tournament Find James Anderson profile and stats of batting, bowling and fielding including latest updated news of James Anderson, videos and images at Hamariweb.com. Also find detail Player profile and career statistics of James Anderson of England.