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Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad

Personal Profile (Personal Biography)

Full Name: Stuart Christopher John Broad
Nick Name: Broady
Date of Birth (Birthday): 24 June 1986
Birth Place: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Height: 6 ft 6 in
Batting style: Left-handed
Bowling style: Right-arm fast-medium
Role: Bowler
Relations: BC Broad (father)
Marital Status: Single
Major teams: England, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire
National Team : England
Sports Played : Cricket

Broad's professional career started at Leicestershire, the team attached to his school, Oakham School; in 2008 he transferred to Nottinghamshire, the county of his birth and the team for which his father played. In August 2006 he was voted the Cricket Writers' Club Young Cricketer of the Year. He was a vital member of the victorious 2009 Ashes squad, and he won Man of the Match in the fifth Test at the Oval, after figures of 5/37 in the afternoon session of the second day. His bowling was also instrumental in helping England win the 2010 ICC World T20. As a batsman, he holds the second-highest ever Test score made by a number 9 after his 169, his first century in first-class cricket, against Pakistan in August 2010.

Cricket Career

  • - In early 2009, Broady was named Man of the Series for the tour against West Indies where he picked up wickets at a consistent pace and contributed, in decent measure, with the bat as well
  • - During the 2008 New Zealand tour where he scalped 8 wickets in two Test matches to power his nation to victory in the Test series.
  • - Broad enjoyed a hugely successful ODI series in Sri Lanka in October 2007, taking eleven wickets in the series at an average of 19.27, as England won the series three-two to record its first ever ODI series win in Sri Lanka
  • - His most eye-catching performances have been in the Twenty20 Cup, where his economy of 4.50 was the second-best of the season of bowlers with more than 15 overs bowled