Anderson 'excited' for Pakistan tour after 'perfect preparation'.

ABU DHABI -- Veteran England pacer James Anderson is looking forward to the Test series against Pakistan next month.

England will arrive in Pakistan on November 27, ahead of the first Test against the home side on December 1 in Rawalpindi.

'It's been a long time and I didn't play in those matches, but looking forward to an exciting Tests series,' Anderson was quoted as saying by The National.

'We have had the perfect preparation as we head to Pakistan. The facilities are great [in Abu Dhabi] with the amount of pitches here and we are enjoying the weather from the time we arrived.

'It's exciting for us having not been there for quite some time, and I think I'm probably the only player in this squad who has done a Test tour to Pakistan. I think the fans and players over there would be very excited to see us play."

Anderson, who is the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket for England with 667 scalps in 175 matches, also spoke about his love for the game.

'I still love playing the game and I still want to be involved in this Test team as well. For me, it's just a case of staying in the best shape and help this team win every game,' he said.

The 40-year-old also...

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