Stuart Broad Completed 600 Wickets In Test Cricket And Becomes 2nd Pacer In Test Cricket History To Achieve This Feat Look At His Journey

Stuart Broad Completes 600 Test Wickets: England team’s fast bowler Stuart Broad has now joined the selected bowlers of Test cricket, who have 600 or more wickets in their name. In the fourth Test of the Ashes series 2023, when Broad took the wicket of Travis Head in the first day’s play, he is also the second fast bowler after James Anderson to complete 600 wickets. The journey till here for Broad has not been easy at all.

During his 16-year international career, Stuart Broad has seen many ups and downs and has risen to the occasion in the face of those challenges. Stuart Broad played his first match in Test cricket in December 2007 against Sri Lanka. Even before this, he had got a different identity in world cricket because of Yuvraj Singh.

In the first edition of T20 World Cup played in South Africa in the year 2007, in the match between India and England, Yuvraj Singh hit Stuart Broad for 6 sixes in 6 consecutive balls. It was not an easy task for Broad to extricate himself from this situation, but he kept his place in all the three formats by constantly focusing on his bowling. Although Broad had stopped playing T20 since the year 2014 and ODI format since the year 2016.

Stuart Broad focusing only on Test cricket

So far, Stuart Broad has played 166 Test matches for the England team and is in 5th place in terms of playing most Test matches. The 37-year-old Broad has so far taken 600 wickets at an average of 27, in which he has managed to take 5 wickets 20 times in an innings. At the same time, Broad has also become the highest wicket-taker for England in the Ashes with 149 wickets.

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