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Stuart Broad has a sudden farewell to cricket between Ashes 2023

Stuart Broad has a sudden farewell to cricket between Ashes 2023

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The final test match of the 2023 Ashes between England and Australia is being played at Kennington Oval in London. In this match, the England team currently looks in a strong position until the end of three days. After the end of the game on the third day, England’s star bowler Stuart Broad suddenly announced something that shocked not only the entire cricket world, but the entire sports world. This player, who has so far taken 602 international wickets in Test cricket for England, announced his retirement after this Test match.

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Let us tell you that Broad has not played T20 International since 2014 and ODI cricket since 2016. That is, now it can be considered the end of his career as well. Stuart Broad is the fifth highest wicket taker in Test cricket after Anil Kumble with 619. He had a chance to outrun Kumble. But Broad, 37, surprised everyone with his sudden decision. Broad is also the highest Test wicket-taker in England after James Anderson. Now this is the last Test for him, which means his retirement can also be seen as the end of an era for England cricket.

England Cricket said, thank you ‘Broady’

This information was confirmed by England Cricket. By the way, Broad himself announced this while he was speaking to Sky Sports after the game on the third day. England Cricket thanked him with a special photo of Broad. He also shared his career stats. In the last Test of the ongoing Ashes series against Australia, Broad completed his 600 Test wickets. His performance in this Ashes has been good so far. He took five wickets in the first innings of the Oval Test. Stuart Broad has been part of England’s 2010 T20 World Cup winning team and a four-time Ashes winner.

stuart broad international record

Talking about Stuart Broad’s international career, he made his international debut for England in the year 2006 in the T20 format. He was beaten for six sixes by Yuvraj Singh in the 2007 T20 World Cup. After that poor phase, he made a grand comeback and today is the second-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket and fifth-highest bowler overall. He has taken a total of 602 wickets in 167 Test matches so far. He can be seen bowling for the last time in the second innings of the current Test Match. He has also scored 3656 runs in Test cricket with one century and 13 half centuries to his name. Apart from this, Broad has taken 178 wickets in 121 ODIs and 65 wickets in 56 T20 Internationals.

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