Stuart Broad

England
Age
June 24, 1986 (35 years)
Role
Bowler
Birth Place
Nottingham
Batting Style
Left Handed
Nationality
England
Bowling Style
Right-arm fast medium

Stuart Broad is a 34-year-old right-arm medium-fast bowler and a left-handed batsman who has represented England in international cricket. Apart from being a penetrative fast bowler, Broad has proved more than effective with the bat, winning matches in both Test cricket as well as ODIs on the strength of his batting.

ICC Rankings

Test ODI T20I
Batting
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Bowling
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Team played

England, England A, England XI, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Kings XI Punjab, England Under-19, Hobart Hurricanes, Marylebone Cricket Club

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
ODI
121
68
25
529
45*
12.3
709
74.61
0
0
35
10
T20I
56
26
10
118
18*
7.38
118
100
0
0
7
3
Test
142
206
30
3311
169
18.81
5035
65.76
1
13
409
44
IPL
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI Econ Avg SR 4W 5W 10W
ODI
121
121
6109
5364
178
5/23
5.27
30.13
34.32
9
1
0
T20I
56
55
1173
1491
65
4/24
7.63
22.94
18.05
1
0
0
Test
142
256
28100
13705
487
8/15
2.93
28.14
57.7
21
17
2
IPL
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0

Test Career

Broad has taken 514 wickets in 143 Tests at 27.65. He has also scored 3335 runs at 19.05. Stuart played his first Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo in December 2007. One of his earliest outstanding match performances came against Australia in the fifth Test of the Ashes series in August 2009. England batted first and scored 332. In reply, Australia were bowled out for 160 thanks to Broad’s bowling figures of 5/37 that included the wickets of Watson, Ponting, Mike Hussey, Clarke and Haddin. England declared their second innings closed at 373/9. Chasing a target of 546, the tourists were bowled out for 348, with Broad taking 1/71. Broad also scored 37 and 29 with the bat and was named the Player of the Match. In August 2010, Stuart was making history. Pakistan and England met in a Test match at Lord’s. England batted first. Batting at number 9, Broad made 169 after spending 426 minutes at the crease. He came to the wicket at 102/7, with England in a bit of a bother. Then followed a partnership of 432 with Jonathan Trott and England were in the driving seat. England scored 446 and bowled out Pakistan for 74 with Broad taking 2/10. Following on, Pakistan were bowled out for 147 in their second knock and this time around, Broad had figures of 1/24. England won by an innings and Broad was predictably named the Player of the Match. In the first Test of a series on India’s tour of England at Lord’s in July 2011, England batted first and scored 474/8 declared. Replying, India were bowled out for 286 with Broad taking 4/37, including the scalps of Mukund, Gambhir, Tendulkar and Kumar. In their second knock, England scored 269 for 6 before declaring and setting India a target of 458 to win. India were bowled out for 261 with Broad grabbing 3 for 57, accounting for the dismissals of Mukund, Kumar and Sharma and leaving England the winners by 196 runs. Batting at number 8, Broad scored an unbeaten 74 in England’s second innings, sharing an unbroken partnership of 162 for the seventh wicket with Matt Prior. In the first Test of a series at Lord’s on the West Indies’ tour of England in May 2012, Broad took 7/72 to help bowl out the visitors for 243. After England had scored 398 to gain a handy first-innings lead of 145, Broad was at it again, this time claiming 4/93 to restrict the West Indies’ second innings to 345. Needing 91 in the last innings, England accomplished it with 7 wickets to spare. Broad played his last Test match against Pakistan in Southampton in August 2020.

ODI Career

Broad has played 121 ODIs in which he has taken 178 wickets at 30.13. He has also scored 529 runs at 12.30. Stuart played his first ODI against Pakistan in Cardiff on 30 August 2006. On 26 August 2008, in the second match of a series on the South Africa tour of England played in Nottingham, the tourists batted first. Broad registered his best ODI performance, taking 5/23, to help bowl out South Africa for 83. Stuart accounted for the wickets of Smith, Gibbs, Kallis, Duminy and Botha to pave the way for a 10-wicket win for England. In the 1st ODI of a series held in Providence on 20 March 2009, on England’s tour of the West Indies, England batted first and scored 270/7. In a rain-curtailed game, the target was reset to 246 in 46.2 overs. The West Indies were restricted to 244/7, enabling England to win by one run in a thrilling finish thanks to bowling figures of 3/41 by Broad. On 24 May 2009, in the 2nd ODI of a series played in Bristol on the West Indies tour of England that year, the tourists batted first and were bowled out for 160 thanks to bowling returns of 4/46 enjoyed by Broad who accounted for the wickets of Simmons, Sarwan, Benn and Rampaul. The performance paved the way for England to win the game with 6 wickets and 14 overs to spare. In the second match of a series on Australia’s tour of England in Cardiff on 24 June 2010, Australia batted first. Broad took 4/44 in 10 overs to help bowl them out for 239/7. Broad accounted for the scalps of Paine, Ponting, Clarke and Smith, paving the way for England to win by 4 wickets with 28 balls to spare. In the 4th ODI of a series on India’s tour of England held in Manchester on 30 August 2007, India were bowled out for 212 in the first innings thanks to Broad’s 4/51 who was responsible for the scalps of Karthik, Yuvraj Singh, Agarkar and Powar. When England batted, they were reduced to 114/7 when Broad decided to do it with the bat. He scored 45 not out in 73 balls in an unbeaten partnership of 99 with Bopara to see England home and dry with 3 wickets and 2 overs to spare. Broad last appeared in an ODI against South Africa in Cape Town in February 2016.

T20I Career

Stuart Broad has played 56 T20Is and taken 65 wickets at 22.93. He played his first T20I against Pakistan in Bristol in August 2006. In a group match of the ICC World T20 against Pakistan on 7 June 2009 at the Oval, England batted first and scored 185/5. Replying, Pakistan were restricted to 137/7 thanks to Broad’s bowling figures of 3/17, including the wickets of Salman Butt, Kamran Akmal and Yasir Arafat. In a Group E game of the World T20 played against South Africa in Bridgetown on 8 May 2010, England batted first and scored 168/7 in their allotted 20 overs. Replying, South Africa were bowled out for 129 in 19 overs thanks to Broad’s returns of 2/26 in 4 overs, accounting for the wickets of Jacques Kallis and Dale Steyn. Broad delivered one of his best T20I performances in Auckland on 9 February 2013 on England’s tour of New Zealand that year. Batting first, England scored 214/7. Replying, the Kiwis were restricted to 174/9 after Broad had taken 4/24 from 4 overs, responsible for the dismissals of Rutherford, Munro, Franklin and Boult. In the third match of the same series held on 15 February, England and New Zealand clashed in Wellington. New Zealand batted first and were restricted to 139/8 thanks to bowling returns of 3/15 for Stuart Broad. England chased down the target without losing a wicket and with 44 balls to spare. In the 1st semifinal of the ICC World T20 against Sri Lanka in Gros Islet on 13 May 2010, Sri Lanka batted first and were restricted to 128/6. Broad took 2/21, accounting for the scalps of Jayawardene and Kapugedera. England cruised to a 7-wicket win with 4 overs to spare. In the second game of a series in Dubai on 25 February 2012 on England’s tour of the UAE, the tourists batted first and scored 150/7. Replying, Pakistan were bowled out for 112 in 18.2 overs. Broad took 2/12 in 3.2 overs, dismissing Awais Zia and Shahid Afridi and paving the way for a 38-run win for England. Broad last appeared in a T20I against the Netherlands in Chattogram in March 2014.

Records

  • In August 2010, Broad scored 169 against Pakistan, setting a record for the second-highest score by a number nine batsman in Tests. The innings also established Stuart and Chris Broad as the first father-son duo to score Test centuries for England.
  • With 514 wickets, he is the second-highest wicket-taker for England in Test cricket.
  • When Broad dismissed Brathwaite in the third Test against the West Indies in Manchester in July 2020, he became the 4th fast bowler and second England bowler to achieve 500 Test
  • Broad got his first ODI scalp against India in Bristol in August 2007. On 30 August, he achieved his career-best bowling figures of four for 51 when India were bowled out for 212 in the fourth match of a series on India’s tour of England. Broad also shone with the bat, hitting 45 not out to be named the Man of the Match for the first time in an ODI. He shared an unbeaten 99-run stand with Bopara to set an eighth-wicket partnership record for England in ODIs
  • He put on a world record partnership of 332 runs for the eighth wicket with Jonathan Trott against Pakistan at Lord’s on 2010
  • In 2013, in the third Test against New Zealand played in Auckland in March 2013, Broad spent 103 minutes without scoring a run, breaking the previous record of 101 minutes set by New Zealander Geoff Allott in 1999

Captaincy

In 2014, Broad captained England in three ODIs, of which England won two and lost one.

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