Woakes delighted for Anderson
Record-breaking James Anderson is already passing on a legacy to England future, as well as entering new wicket-taking territory in the present.
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Anderson's 529th international wicket, against New Zealand in Hamilton, took him ahead of the great Ian Botham and out on his own as England's most successful bowler.
It was not enough to get the tourists off to a winning start in a three-match one-day international series which resumes at Napier's McLean Park on Wednesday.
Yet even if Anderson cannot always be a match-winner, he is a constant source of inspiration to those who ply their trade around him - including emerging cricketers such as Chris Woakes.
Warwickshire seamer Woakes was making his ninth ODI appearance on Sunday - and marked it with two wickets, a deft piece of work to run out Kane Williamson and 17 runs from number seven.
It was a performance which gave the 23-year-old minor reason for satisfaction that he had let no one down as he seeks to establish himself as an England regular.
As he does so, he is privileged to be in the same team as Anderson - seven years his senior and happy to pass on the expertise and nous which has come with the experience of 261 international matches on his CV to date.
Anderson is not always the most demonstrative of characters, until riled by batsmen who will not yield to his will, but Woakes is full of praise for the example he sets.
"Jimmy's quite quiet in that sense; he doesn't really boast about things," Woakes said.
"But it's a fantastic achievement to have that many wickets for England.
"He's someone I look up to and who is a role-model for me. I'm really pleased for him."
At the start of a year of unprecedented high profile for England, a home Champions Trophy followed by back-to-back Ashes series, Anderson's defining moments may be yet to come.
Woakes certainly thinks that could be the case.
"To do that over the amount of years he's been playing is a brilliant effort," he said.
"I'm sure he's got many years ahead of him too, to go even further."
Woakes accepts he himself still has much to prove, starting by convincing England he is worth his place in the first-choice XI.
To that end, he is hoping much-improved batting may tip the balance in his favour.
"I'd like to think so," he said.
"Obviously, I got the chance to do that yesterday.
"In the games coming up, it'd be nice to score some runs at seven and obviously do my job with the ball."
Especially in the temporary absence of the injured Tim Bresnan, Woakes senses runs in the middle order can only help to press his claims.
"My batting is something I've worked hard on, and the higher I can get up the order and contribute to the team is my aim.
"I hope that can continue, and I've got a chance here at seven to try to do that."
A Test debut is a long shot on this tour, with three fit first-choice seamers still ahead of him.
But asked if he has it on his radar, he said: "Yes, fingers crossed.
"Being in that (Test) squad as well is a real confidence boost for me.
"But the one-day series is here and now, and that's what I'll be looking to do for the next few games."
England have lost their last three ODI series in this country and, after yesterday's three-wicket setback, time is short to end that sequence.
Woakes is unsurprisingly optimistic nonetheless.
"The Twenty20 win was fantastic.
"In a three-match series, it's always nice to win the first one.
"Obviously, that hasn't happened. So we've got two left to turn it around.
"But the guys will be hoping and trying our best to do that."
Captain Alastair Cook has hinted there might have been some rustiness, with a nucleus of regulars returning here after a mid-winter rest from limited-overs series in India.
But Woakes begs to differ.
"I don't think so.
"They'd had a good week or so to prepare here in New Zealand, having come out early to get some practice in.
"The guys that came in did pretty well. So I don't think that was too much of a factor - I think we were probably just a little bit short with the bat.
"Going into the last 10, we were probably favourites.
"But with a world-class batsman like (Brendon) McCullum in at the end, it's not easy to defend with only four men outside the circles."
The new 50-over fielding restrictions make life tough for bowlers, but Woakes acknowledges he must adapt as best he can to help England in the short and longer term.
"Having that extra man in is quite annoying.
"But it's something we've got to come to terms with, because that's the way the game is going.
"So we've got to think about our plans, and hope we can do better in the next game.
"There are areas to be improved, and we hope we can turn it around."