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Stuart Broad set for Broadcasting debut after Retirement

Stuart Broad set for Broadcasting debut after Retirement

A wave of shock ran through World Cricket when Stuart Broad announced the news of his retirement from World Cricket. The announcement came on the evening of the fifth day of the Ashes 2023 Test. The moment Stuart announced his the entire Cricket fraternity & Broad’s fans were sad. Enjoying an illustrious 17-year career Stuart Broad is one of the best bowlers England has ever produced.  And now another surprising news is doing rounds on social media. As per the sources, Stuart Broad is all set to step into the world of Broadcasting. Yes, you have read it right, Stuart Broad is all set to step into the world of Broadcasting & will become a part of Sky Sports Commentary Panel. Broad is all set to kickstart his broadcasting career with the Hundred series & will continue in England’s ODI series against New Zealand in September ahead of World Cup 2023.

When did Stuart Broad Announce his Retirement?

It all happened during the third day of the fifth Ashes 2023 Test on the grounds of the Oval. After the conclusion of the day’s play, Stuart disclosed his retirement news to Sky Sports. He also revealed that he took the decision on the previous day evening after discussing it with Stokes & Anderson. While speaking to Sky Sports about his retirement decision Broad said,

“Tomorrow or Monday will mark the end of my cricketing journey, a journey that has been truly remarkable and a tremendous honor to represent Nottinghamshire and England on numerous occasions. As I reflect on this decision, I realize that nothing holds a candle to the significance of England versus Australia in my heart. The Ashes cricket has always held a unique and cherished place within me, and I have always envisioned my farewell innings and bowling to take place in this prestigious series.”

A Glimpse of Stuart Broad Cricketing Career

Stuart Broad who has featured in all the five Ashes Test series made a remarkable contribution by scalping 20 wickets in five matches. In the process, he also became the bowler with the highest wickets against Australia in test format. The record was accomplished when he scalped 150 wickets in his name. He is also the only second pacer after Anderson to breach the 600 Test wickets mark.

Talking about his career, Stuart Broad has scripted his name in the history of World Cricket after becoming the second leading wicket-taker in Test format among fast bowlers. He is one of the most prolific all-rounders with 4000+ International Runs & 800+ Test wickets. He has featured in 167 Test fixtures & has aggregated 602 wickets. While in ODIs he has sclaped 178 wickets in 121 fixtures. Braod has also played 56 T20Is by sclaping 65 wickets.

Records Accomplished by Broad in his Illustrious Career

  • Stuart Broad has fetched 602 wickets in the Test format which is the second most by any fast bowler in Test format. He is just behind James Anderson who has 690 wickets in his kitty.
  • He has scalped a total of 845 wickets in International Cricket which is the fourth-highest by a pace bowler across all formats. James Anderson (977), Glenn McGrath (949), and Wasim Akram (916) are the first three on the list.
  • Broad enjoys the record of second highest Tets wickets by a pacer at home with 396 wickets in the home Test series.
  • Broad proudly holds the record of 151 wickets in the Ashes which is the highest by an England bowler in the prestigious tournament.
  • Broad has featured in 167 Tests making him the England player with the second most number of Tests. Anderson tops the list with 183 matches.
  • England’s paceman has dismissed legendary batter Warner 17 times in Test format which is the most by him against any batter.
  • Broad managed to scalp 4+ wickets in Test innings 48 times which is second highest by any England bowler. Anderson is ahead of him by sclaping 4+ wickets 64 times in Test format.
  • The prolific wicket-taker has scalped 845 wickets in International Cricket which is the second-highest by any England bowler across formats. Anderson rules the list with 977 wickets.

Can Stuart Broad excel in Broadcasting Career

Beginning the second innings of his career in the field of Broadcasting, Broad will surely put his on-field expertise to give accurate in-depth analysis of cricket fixtures. His in-depth knowledge of Cricket, charismatic presence & vast experience will add a new dimension to the field of broadcasting & commentary. He himself said that he want to make use of competitive intuitive skills by contributing to the field of broadcasting.

We wish Stuart Broad the Best of Luck for the second phase of a career in broadcasting & hope he achieves laurels of success in the creative field of broadcasting & Commentary.

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