England‘s fast bowler James Anderson could not able to hold his emotions when he was called in the post match ceremony during the 2nd Investec Test Series which England lost by 100 runs and more importantly lost in the second last ball of the epic test match. James Anderson was adjudged as the Man of the Series from the England team for his 12 wickets in the 2 match test series. When he was called to receive his award he broke into tears and could not able to hold his nerves.He also said that they tried their best to hold the Series but eventually lost and the man of the Series award could have gone to a number of people.James Anderson, along with Moeen Ali tried their best to draw the test match by playing 121 balls for the last wicket.
They were 59/5 at one stage and Moeen Ali who made a brilliant ton almost pulled off a miracle with James Anderson who played out 55 dot balls at number 11. They both batted for more than 80 minutes to save the test match until Anderson looped a bouncer from Eranga on the second Last ball on the test match.Sri Lanka won the Series for the first time on English soil. For records, this is also the second highest number of balls faced at number 11 without scoring a run.Interestingly, the first test was also decided on the last ball of the test match where Sri Lanka successfully survived the last over with one wicket in hand. James Anderson should try to forget this match and concentrate on the upcoming series against India and would want to repeat the performance of 2011 Npower test series.