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Stuart Broad

Key facts

Full Name: Stuart Broad
Born: June 24 1986 , Nottingham
County: Nottinghamshire
Other teams: England, Leicestershire, England Under-19
Test debut: Sri Lanka v England, Colombo (SSC), Dec 9-13 2007
ODI debut: England v Pakistan, Cardiff, Aug 30 2006
T20 debut: England v Pakistan, Bristol, Aug 28 2006
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

Biography

Broad is a tall fast bowler who has also exhibited plenty of quality with the bat since breaking into England's team at the age of 20.A wholehearted performer, he is capable of unsettling batsmen with short deliveries, but is undoubtedly at his best when pitching the ball up to gain bounce and seam movement from a fuller length.The son of former England opening batsman Chris Broad, Stuart looked set to follow in his dad's footsteps by becoming a batsman before a sudden growth spurt encouraged him to work on his bowling.After impressing for Leicestershire, particularly in Twenty20 cricket, a...

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