England pace spearhead James Anderson is confident of making a comeback following the coronavirus outbreak.
The 37-year-old stated that the he has no intention to retire despite not playing these days due to the ongoing crisis.
Anderson, who last featured in the South Africa Test series, is maintaining his fitness by engaging in virtual training sessions.
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I will play again, says Anderson
"I've not actually thought about never playing cricket again. I feel like we will play again and I will play again at some stage. I'm still hungry to play, I've still got ambitions to play for England," Anderson said during a conference call on Thursday.
He was ruled out of final two Tests against Proteas
A rib injury ruled Anderson out of the final two Tests against South Africa in January this year.
The seamer who returned to Test cricket after a lengthy hiatus, owing to a calf injury, scalped nine wickets in two Tests.
England left out Anderson of the Sri Lankan tour in order to prepare him for the upcoming English summer.
Anderson broke McGrath's record in 2018
Anderson became the highest wicket-taker among fast bowlers in Test cricket during the 2018 India series. He overhauled Glenn McGrath's tally of 563 wickets. Anderson now holds the fourth spot in the overall list with 584 scalps, which is led by Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan.
Anderson may take part in The Hundred or T20 Blast
Anderson also expressed his desire to play the inaugural 100-ball competition and the domestic T20 Vitality Blast in a bid to stay fit.
The right-hander presently has a mentoring role with The Hundred franchise Manchester Originals.
"I want to be playing cricket, if it's the Hundred or the T20 Blast, I would love to be involved in that," he said.