Daily Mail UK – Aug 21 (Reuters) – England’s Stuart Broad wants to play in the home Ashes series against Australia in 2019, the paceman has said after passing Ian Botham to take second place on the country’s all-time list of test wicket-takers.

Summary

  • Aug 21 (Reuters) – England’s Stuart Broad wants to play in the home Ashes series against Australia in 2019, the paceman has said after passing Ian Botham to take second place on the country’s all-time list of test wicket-takers.
  • The 31-year-old Broad went past Botham’s haul of 383 wickets during England’s first-test win over West Indies by an innings and 209 runs at Edgbaston on Saturday.
  • Broad is keen on maintaining his fitness levels ahead of their trip down under but insists he would not want to be rested for the remaining two tests against the Caribbean side.
  • “I will politely be suggesting that I will be having sufficient rest in September and October to be available for the next two tests against West Indies.”
  • England’s second test against West Indies begins on Friday at Headingley.


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