Anderson not done with ODIs

The 32-year-old, who took his 400th Test wicket in the second Test against the Black Caps at Headingley, has been rested ahead of the Ashes Series against Australia later this summer.

There has been speculation the omission could spell the end of his 194-match ODI career after a disappointing World Cup earlier this year, but Anderson is keen to carry on playing in the shorter formats.

???I still want to play all forms of the game,??? Anderson told Sky Sports News HQ at Epsom where he was enjoying a day out to watch the Derby.

???But it???s probably sensible this year, in particular, where we have got a lot of Test cricket and with an Ashes Series coming up, that some of the guys are given a chance.

???I still see a future for me in one-day cricket, but this year, with a lot of Test cricket, I want to give that my full focus, especially with this Ashes Series, I can throw myself into that.???

The first Test against Australia starts in Cardiff on July 8 and Anderson is looking forward to linking up with new coach Trevor Bayliss ahead of that match. ????????

???I think everyone???s really excited,??? he said. ???I???ve never met him (Bayliss) before but all the things we hear from people that he has coached around the world are good things.

???I think he???s quite an old-fashioned type of coach which will probably be good for us ??? quite a hard-nosed guy and trying to push us in the right direction.

???I think we???ve got the basis of a good team and hopefully he can just take us on that step further.???

Anderson is also hoping that England, despite being underdogs, can make a strong start against Australia in the first Test at Sophia Gardens.

???It???s crucial, especially in a five-match series, you need to hit the ground running,??? said the fast bowler.

???We are keen to do that in Cardiff. We???ve played there before in Ashes series and got off to good starts, whether it???s scraping a draw or getting a win, so we are hopeful that we will start the series well there.

???With a young side I think being underdogs is a good thing for us. We can go out there and play with freedom. The young guys can just express themselves as they did in the New Zealand series and hopefully that will stand us in good stead.???

Anderson also paid tribute to his former England team-mate Craig Kieswetter who announced his retirement at the age of 27 on Friday due to a serious eye injury.

He said: ???It???s a really sad time for him I guess, having such a horrific injury like that and having to give up the game is a really unfortunate thing.

???He was such a great player, such a talented guy, had a great career and I played a lot with him. He???s such a nice lad and it???s just a shame seeing him having to retire.???

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