James Anderson became the first fast bowler - and fourth overall - to the milestone of 600 Test wickets. Fellow cricketers applauded his achievement on social media.

Pacers sang praise.

Slow and steady gets the milestone?

Anil Kumble welcomes Anderson to the 600 club.

Former batsmen spoke of Anderson's longevity and perseverance. He's bowled the most among pace bowlers in Test cricket.

Words of appreciation from current opposition batsmen followed.

A true ambassador of the game.