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Stuart Broad

About Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad (Born: June 24, 1986) is an English cricketer.

Personal Biography

In July 09, reports emerged that Broad has ended his 10-month secret fling with Miss England Laura Coleman to concentrate on his game.

Professional Biography

Cricketing skills

In January 2010, Broad denied former India captain Sunil Gavaskar's claim that he gets preferential treatment because his father, Chris, is an International Cricket Council match referee.

In April 2010, Broad insisted that he missed the Indian Premier League (IPL) to avoid breaking down or suffering from burnout before the 2009 Twenty20 World Cup in the West Indies.

In mid-July 2010, Broad has returned to the top five of the Reliance Mobile ICC Player Rankings for ODI bowlers following the three-match series against Bangladesh, which concluded in Birmingham.

Ashes 2009

Stuart Broad said he believes that England is in a great position to win the fifth and final Ashes Test 2009 at The Oval after bundling out the Australians for 160 and taking an overall lead of 230 runs on the second day of the game. He made a big contribution to the team and went on to win the man of the match for the last test match of Ashes 2009. He and his teammates went on a night booze bender (drinking session) and dryed the hotel bar twice during the party which went on till 5 in the morning.

ODI against Australia 2010

Broad insisted that the current England one-day side can win the upcoming series, as they are different from the one that lost 6-1 to Australia last summer.

2010 Test Series against Pakistan

Speaking about the Test series against Pakistan, Broad said that England would see the upcoming series as a challenging assignment and a preparatory for this years Ashes series Down Under.

Stuart Broad in News

England cricketers to face HMRC quiz on tax loophole
England cricket stars would be facing an tax investigation into a loophole that could be saving players thousands of pounds a year.

Clarke confident about not giving up No.1 ODI spot to England
England will become No.1 in all three formats-the Test, one-day and Twenty20 games-if they beat Australia 5-0 in the ODI series, but Michael Clarke is confident about not relinquishing their place at the top of the rankings and is keen to pull off a surprise series win.

Warner warns England pacers 'bowl fast and get smacked for boundaries'
Australia opener David Warner has warned England pace bowlers that the faster they will bowl, the easier it would be for him to smack them for boundaries.

Broad says England have moved on since KP's retirement following Hales' masterclass
Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad has said England has moved on since opener Kevin Pietersen announced his retirement from limited over formats. He also hailed Alex Hales' superb innings of 99 against the West Indies in second and final Twenty20 match between the two sides.

Stuart Broad reckons England must find Pietersen's replacement for T20
England T20 captain Stuart Broad has insisted his Three Lions cricket team must find a replacement for star player Kevin Pietersen, ahead of the World T20 cricket tournament in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Finn urges young bowlers to seize chance provided by rotation policy
England pacer Steven Finn has urged his fellow young fast bowler to seize the chance provided by the rotation policy to stake a claim for a more permanent spot in the ODI side.

Stuart Broad's sister keeps a 'third eye' on Oz team
The England cricket team's video analyst Gemma Broad spent large parts of Australia's time in the field taking footage of the side's attack in the tour opener at Grace Road.

Flower to decide on playing Dernbach's following his close friend's death
Andy Flower must make an emotional decision on Jade Dernbach's ability to play for England against the West Indies following his close friend Tom Maynard's death.

England's policy of resting big players in dead matches affecting tickets sale negatively
England's decision to rest their three star players in Tim Bresnan, Graeme Swann and Stuart Broad is not going down well with the fans, and Yorkshire's chairman Colin Graves has now slammed the selectors decision to rest local hero Bresnan for the final one-day international against the West Indies at Headingley.

Bell will replace Pietersen as opener in England's ODI team
Warwickshire batsman Ian Bell will replace Kevin Pietersen as Alastair Cook's opening partner in the England's ODI team.

Strauss 'unperturbed' over disharmony fears in team following KP, Anderson incidents
England captain Andrew Strauss has said he is not worried over fears that the harmonious environment in the dressing room might get disturbed following Kevin Pietersen and Jimmy Anderson related incidents.

Broad set for England chop, following in 'disappointed' Anderson's footsteps
England is planning to rest Stuart Broad at Edgbaston this week after resting a disappointed Jimmy Anderson, who wanted to play in the third Investec Test against West Indies.

England's 'world class matchwinners' Anderson and Swann 'as good as Warne and McGrath': Saker
Coach David Saker has said England bowlers of Jimmy Anderson and Graeme Swann are as good as Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne.

Bresnan 'happy' to be England's "lucky charm"
English cricketer Tim Bresnan has said that he is happy to be England's 'lucky charm'.

Botham brands Anderson best swing bowler in world
Legendary England captain Ian Botham has heaped praise on their current bowling line up, and branded James Anderson as the world's best swing bowler.

Confident Broad hopes to better 'man of the match' Lord's performance at Nottingham
Lord's Test man of the match Stuart Broad is expecting to notch up stronger performance during the second Test match against West Indies at his home ground Trent Bridge in Nottingham, starting on Friday.

Ex-England captain Botham praises Broad's 'full-hearted' effort during Lord's Test
Former England captain Ian Botham has lauded Stuart Broad's match winning performance during the first Test against the West Indies at Lord's, saying he always gives hundred percent while wearing the England jersey.

England names unchanged squad for Nottingham Test
England has named an unchanged 13-man squad for the second Test match against West Indies at Trent Bridge, starting on Friday.

England bowling coach Saker rules himself out of Oz coach role
England bowling coach David Saker has ruled himself out of taking on Craig McDermott's role as bowling coach of the Australian cricket team.

Yuvraj resumes training, sets sight on T20 World Cup
All-rounder Yuvraj Singh has returned to rigorous training, raising the possibility of an international comeback in September's Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.

Harry Judd wins 'best celebrity hair' title
'Strictly Come Dancing' champion Harry Judd has been voted as the winner of the best celebrity hair of the year, beating Prince Harry and Peter Andre.

Bresnan, No.1 Test side England's lucky charm
Tim Bresnan, who was once dismissed as a chubby lad, has rapidly gained credence as an authentic international all-rounder and lucky charm for England, as his team has now won all 10 Tests he has played.

Proteas rookie Parnell must stay in squad to ensure team's bright prospects
South African rookie Wayne Parnell will likely be included in the squad for the South Africa- England Test series to brighten his team's prospects.

Pieterson 'tightest man' among South Africa- born English cricketers: Broad
England paceman Stuart Broad has reckoned that Kevin Pietersen leads South Africa- born English cricketers, who are meanest with their money.

England spinner Panesar included in squad for Test series against Pak
England spinner Monty Panesar has been included in the team for the three- match Test series against Pakistan between January and February 2012.

England pace bowlers set for South African visit
England strike bowlers Stuart Broad, James Anderson and Chris Tremlett will be taking part in a two-week "boot camp" at the highly-rated Highveld facilities of Potchefstroom University, as part of fitness rehabilitation ahead of that country's Test series against Pakistan in the neutral United Arab Emirates from mid-January.

'Sensational' Cape Town Test centurions move up in ICC Test batsmen rankings
South African captain Graeme Smith, Hashim Amla and Australian captain Michael Clarke, who scored centuries in the sensational Cape Town Test, have made upward moves in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for Test batsmen.

Broad, Anderson admit that England ODI side needs working over
England fast bowlers Stuart Broad and James Anderson, who are back home through injury and rest, have candidly accepted that there are problems with the one-day side that need immediate addressing.

Bopara at risk as Coach Flower plans to chop flops
England head coach Andy Flower has vowed to remove several cricketers from the squad after being embarrassed by the 5-0 series whitewash against India.

After thrashing India, five England cricketers in line for IPL megabucks
Five England cricketers are reportedly in line toarn million-dollar deals after new Indian Premier League chief Rajeevhukla confirmed they were priorities on his competition's shoppingist.

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