Daily Mail UK – Breaking records is nice, but it is the theatre of Test cricket that keeps Stuart Broad running in for more.

Summary

  • Breaking records is nice, but it is the theatre of Test cricket that keeps Stuart Broad running in for more.
  • The 31-year-old seamer surpassed Sir Ian Botham’s career haul of 383 Test scalps on Saturday, a dramatic five-wicket haul in England’s innings victory over West Indies at Edgbaston taking his tally to 384.
  • And while moving ahead of the legendary all-rounder into second on England’s leading wicket-takers’ list — behind only Jimmy Anderson’s 492 — was ‘really special’ for Broad, his thoughts soon turned to the many more intense battles he’ll have with top-order batsmen in the coming years.
  • Broad said: ‘I was very fortunate to get my Test cap off him in 2007.
  • West Indies batsman Kraigg Brathwaite is to have his off-spin action scrutinised by the ICC after being reported during the Edgbaston Test.


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