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Anderson out to help Lancs

5th April 2019, 12:30 by Nick Harris

James Anderson wants to give something back to Lancashire with an extended run in the side this summer.

England's record Test wicket-taker will not be involved in the World Cup, so he will have an extended spell in the Lancashire side for the first time in a while.

He is also expected to play his part in their Royal London Cup campaign and is looking forward to doing his bit for the Red Rose.

"It's exciting to have a bit of a stint here and give a bit back," he told the Lancashire Telegraph. "I owe a lot to Lancashire for what they've helped me with over the years, how they've helped me get to where I am.

"So it will be nice to have a good stint and hopefully get us off to a good start in the Championship.

"Promotion is all it's about this year. It's not going to be easy because there's some strong teams in this division."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

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