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About Chris Broad

Chris Broad is a former English cricketer and is currently serving as a match referee.

Personal Biography

Chris is born on September 29, 1957. He is also called by his nickname Walter or Broodie.

Michelle is his wife. In September 2010, reports are out that she killed herself after battling with a crippling neurological disease, a coroner has ruled.

Professional Biography

Chris is a left-handed opener and often batted with the bottom of the bat.

Broad, along with Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene, is amongst the first few to be called by ICC to give first hand account of the Lahore attack.

Chris Broad in News

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Business Wire IndiaYummy Japan Inc.,(based in Tokyo) which manages a YouTube multi channel network released their brand new portal for visitors regarding all things to Japan.

Stand-in skipper Hafeez plots Pak Test comeback post Lanka ODI drubbing
Pakistan team's stand-in captain Mohammad Hafeez is confident his young side will regroup after the one-day defeats to challenge Sri Lanka in the Test series scheduled to start on Friday.

Misbah suspended from Galle Test for slow over-rate in final ODI
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended from this week's Galle Test after his side was found guilty of a serious over-rate offence during the fifth and last ODI against Sri Lanka at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Monday.

ICC to assess security in Pak before appointing match officials for proposed Bangladesh tour
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has said it would carefully assess security in Pakistan before deciding on sending match officials for a proposed tour by Bangladesh.

ICC gives official warning to Sri Lanka over Galle's 'poor quality' pitch
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) an official warning for preparing a poor quality pitch in Galle for the first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia, which was played from August 31 to September 4.

Haddin out for second Test improvement against Sri Lanka
For Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin, the second Test against Sri Lanka starting in Kandy on Thursday is all about improvement.

ICC launches probe into 'poor' Galle wicket used for 1st Australia-Lanka Test
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced an inquiry into the dusty, sub-standard pitch prepared in Galle for last week's first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia.

Ex-Ashes star Chris Broad reveals how his late wife set up new love for him
Ex-Ashes star Chris Broad has revealed how he met the new love of his life, merely four weeks after his wife Michelle's death on a date she help set up.

India fined for maintaining slow over-rate in second Test
The India team has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the second Test against the West Indies at Barbados.

Chris Broad calls for change in UK assisted suicide law that forced wife to die alone
Former England cricketer and now ICC match referee Chris Broad has criticized British laws over assisted suicide, which meant his wife, who killed herself over her advancing Motor Neurone Disease last year, had to die alone.

ICC announces referees, umpires for WC quarter-final stage
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced official appointments for the quarter-final stage of the Cricket World Cup 2011.

Tremlett to replace Anderson for crunch World Cup tie against West Indies
England is all set to replace fast bowler Jimmy Anderson, who has struggled to find form during the World Cup, with Chris Tremlett for Thursday's crucial game against West Indies.

Stuart Broad could win Ashes for England like dad Chris: Mark Waugh
Stuart Broad could win Ashes for England like his dad Chris did in 1986, fears former Australian middle-order batsman Mark Waugh.

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