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Sky Cricket Podcast: Nasser Hussain talks James Anderson and football

Mikey Holding impressed by Pakistan opener Sami Aslam

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Nasser Hussain discusses James Anderson's 'white-line fever', while Mikey Holding hails Pakistan opener Sami Aslam on the latest Sky Cricket Podcast.

Anderson cut an angry figure as he was given two warnings for running on the pitch on day two at Edgbaston, the England seamer venting his frustrations to umpires Bruce Oxenford and Joel Wilson.

James Anderson looks dejected on day two of the third Investec Test Match between England and Pakistan

Sky Cricket expert Hussain says Anderson, who has apologised for his outbursts, suffers from "white-line fever" and becomes a different man when he takes to the field.

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Hussain also pondered whether Arsenal would be better off signing Johnny Bairstow rather than Alexandre Lacazette after the England wicketkeeper scored a blinder in the day's Team Woakes versus Team Ali football match - a game in which Bumble served as referee!

Holding, meanwhile, praised the 82 scored by Pakistan's 20-year-old batsman Sami, achieved during a 181-run stand with Azhar Ali (139) for the second wicket.

Sami Aslam of Pakistan hits out for six runs during day two of the 3rd Investec Test between England and Pakistan
Image: Sami Aslam, 20, is playing in just his third Test match

The West Indies legend also discussed Anderson's battle to avoid running on the pitch - something he will also do in the build up to day three, live from 10.30am on Friday on Sky Sports 2.

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