England’s Test bowling legend, Stuart Broad has recently declared that he will retire from international cricket after the Ashes.
This announcement came on Day 3 of the final Ashes Test and Broad has been the most impressive in this series.
Now, according to reports, it is being said that after having represented England for 17 years and forming a crucial partnership with Jimmy Anderson, Broad has decided to go into broadcasting.
Therefore, the sources feel that Broad will become a part of Sky Sports’ cricket coverage team after the Ashes.
Broad announced his retirement after England were in a dominant position in the final Test against Australia.
Furthermore, it is also stated that this decision was taken only the previous evening after Broad discussed it with skipper Stokes and Anderson.
Yes, tomorrow or Monday will mark my last game of cricket. It has been a remarkable journey and an impressive privilege to represent Nottinghamshire and England as extensively as I have. While I’ve contemplated this decision over the past few weeks, nothing compares to England vs Australia in my eyes. The Ashes cricket has always held a special place in my heart, and I wanted my final innings and bowling in Ashes cricket.
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Meanwhile, Broad has been a part of all five Ashes Tests this summer for England and has taken 20 wickets so far.
Adding further, he says,
My passion for cricket remains as strong as ever. This series has been a delightful and entertaining experience, one of the most enjoyable I’ve been a part of.
Additionally, Broad is also England’s all-time leading wicket-taker in the Ashes as he has 151 Australian wickets to his name.
Overall, he has 602 wickets in 167 Tests for his country and still has one innings more to play.
As Broad joins the world of broadcasting, the method of cricket analysis will also change quite a lot.
This is because, Broad with his experience, knowledge, and charismatic presence will surely bring a breath of fresh air to broadcasting and commentary.
Therefore, fans will see him seamlessly transition from the cricket pitch to cricket commentary soon.
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