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Stuart Broad
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Personal information
Full name Stuart Christopher John Broad
Born 24 June 1986 (1986-06-24) (age 31)
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Nickname Broady, Westlife, The Enforcer
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Role Bowler, Twenty20 captain
Relations BC Broad (father)
International information
National side England
Test debut (cap 638) 9 December 2007 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 8 December 2013 v Australia
ODI debut (cap 197) 30 August 2006 v Pakistan
Last ODI 23 June 2013 v India
ODI shirt no. 8 (prev. 39)
Domestic team information
Years Team
2005–2007 Leicestershire
2008– Nottinghamshire
2011–2012 Kings XI Punjab
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 63 102 118 120
Runs scored 1,891 430 3,093 476
Batting average 24.55 12.28 23.43 11.60
100s/50s 1/10 0/0 1/17 0/0
Top score 169 45* 169 45*
Balls bowled 13,165 5,166 22,600 5,990
Wickets 225 160 434 188
Bowling average 30.10 28.13 28.03 27.75
5 wickets in innings 11 1 21 1
10 wickets in match 2 n/a 3 n/a
Best bowling 7/44 5/23 8/52 5/23
Catches/stumpings 19/– 21/– 39/– 23/–
Source: CricketArchive, 17 November 2013

Stuart Christopher John Broad (born 24 June 1986 in Nottingham, England) is a cricketer who plays Test and One Day International cricket for England. He is the son of former England opener and ICC match referee Chris Broad. A left-handed batsman and right-arm seam bowler, 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.

Achievements and honours

  • Cricket Writer's Club Young Cricketer of the Year: 2006
  • NBC Denis Compton Award: 2005, 2006, 2007
  • PCA England's Most Valuable Player: 2008/09 [28]
  • Record 8th wicket partnership for England in One-Day Internationals (with Ravi Bopara v India at Old Trafford, 2007)
  • Record 7th wicket partnership against South Africa in Test Matches (with Ian Bell at Lord's, 11 July 2008)
  • Ashes winner: 2009
  • England's leading wicket taker in the Ashes 2009 Series with 18 wickets.

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