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England could rest Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad on Sri Lanka trip

• England assistant Paul Farbrace confirms tactical option• If they don’t play every game, then so be it, he saysThe loss of Alastair Cook’s experience for this winter’s tour to Sri Lanka has strengthened the case for Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad be…

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Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad approach new milestone on the fast track | Emma John

The opening pair can be the first Test bowlers to take 1,000 wickets between them. Enjoy them while you canJimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad must be running out of anniversary gift ideas. This year they became the most prolific opening bowling pair of al…

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Joe Root calls Jimmy Anderson a special commodity after England rout India

• Anderson goes past 100 Test wickets at Lord’s• Root also praises Stuart Broad for four-wicket haulJoe Root hailed Jimmy Anderson as a “special commodity” after the rout of India at Lord’s before calling on his players to keep striving for the perfect…

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England set to rotate Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad due to tight schedule

• India series made up of five Tests in six weeks• Both senior bowlers are returning from injuryEngland have spoken to Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad about the likelihood of their being rotated against India at some stage, with the new?ball pairing to…

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Stuart Broad sets a bowling standard that was missing at Lord’s | Ali Martin

Bowler took advantage of classic Leeds conditions with three Pakistan wickets in a display that defied talk of Test omissionAs a wily old pro Stuart Broad has long since learned to deal with the ups and downs that come with being a subject of critique…

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James Anderson and Stuart Broad on their decade together with England

Ten years on from playing their first Test match together, England’s greatest bowling partnership discuss the day they met, their families and the summer aheadBy Wisden Cricket Monthly, of the Guardian Sport NetworkAnderson The first game we played aga…

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‘Australia start fights and moan when someone comes back’ says Stuart Broad

• Broad says he can’t understand Darren Lehmann slating crowd• ‘The banter we hear in Australia is worse than in South Africa’Stuart Broad did not fall back on the Wenger defence in Auckland and no one expected that he would. Yes, he had seen the press…

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England’s Stuart Broad has ‘feeling my career is about to take off a bit’

• Bowler one short of 400 Test wickets before series in New Zealand• Self-tuition helps the 31-year-old solve problems with actionStuart Broad believes his England Test career is set for another trademark surge of wickets after a back-to-basics spell o…

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England hope Stuart Broad demotion will bring benefit of more balanced attack

The Anderson-Broad axis may be broken against New Zealand but Joe Root may get more consistency with one of them coming on first changeIt was a decade ago in Wellington that Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad first appeared together in a Test match. After…

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How long until time catches up with Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad? | Simon Burnton

England’s record-breaking, unbreakable new-ball partnership has held firm for 10 years at the top but they will be under the microscope in New ZealandExactly 10 years ago to the day England started a Test match in New Zealand with what was to prove a l…

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Move Cook to No3 and look beyond Branderson: how England can regain Ashes | Rob Smyth

A new challenge could revitalise Alastair Cook, wildcards in squads can help find the X-factor and the exits of Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad must be staggeredThe search for Alastair Cook’s opening partner has overshadowed an even greater need to fil…

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Stuart Broad bounces back but ‘won’t hold any grudges if people slag me off’

• Holiday companion Michael Vaughan one of critics after Ashes series was lost• Four wickets for England bowler in fourth Test and ‘atmosphere good in group’Stuart Broad went from holidaying with Michael Vaughan in Western Australia two weeks ago to se…

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Stuart Broad ends longest drought to show grounds for Joe Root’s faith | Ali Martin

Broad’s dismissal of Australia’s Usman Khawaja ended his wicketless spell at 69 overs as the under-fire England bowler demonstrated some much-needed threat at the MCGStuart Broad had pitched up at the MCG this week in something of a funk. The big game …

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Craig Overton and Stuart Broad injury concerns add to England Ashes woe

• Overton could miss rest of series after falling on cracked rib• Broad has knee problem and is wicketless so far in PerthCraig Overton is facing the prospect of his Ashes series ending early, and Stuart Broad is struggling with a knee issue that could…

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England hope Terminator Stuart Broad can conjure killer Ashes spell | Barney Ronay

Broad’s powers are waning but he remains competitive and one of those giddy bowling spells of his will surely come again. The Ashes would be just the stageA theory has been doing the rounds in my household about the Indian pace bowler Varun Aaron. Whic…

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Stuart Broad aiming to bowl like Glenn McGrath in first Ashes Test at Brisbane

England fast bowler took six first-innings wickets at the Gabba four years ago and is hoping he can again frustrate the Australia batsmen in the way McGrath used to do to the oppositionAs he readies himself for a return to Brisbane, where he holds a ve…

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Unfazed England are fired up to retain Ashes, says Stuart Broad

• Seamer says Test players have experience to handle difficult situations
• Broad relishes prospect of hostile environment in Australia

Stuart Broad believes the current England team are primed to defend the Ashes this winter after declaring “this is our time” due to the growing experience of the emerging generation coupled with that of himself, Alastair Cook and Jimmy Anderson.

“It’s hard not to be” was Broad’s response when asked about the confidence of Joe Root’s side, who after dispatching South Africa and West Indies during the summer can now talk openly about the much-anticipated series in Australia that starts at the Gabba on 23 November.

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Unfazed England are fired up to retain Ashes, says Stuart Broad

• Seamer says Test players have experience to handle difficult situations
• Broad relishes prospect of hostile environment in Australia

Stuart Broad believes the current England team are primed to defend the Ashes this winter after declaring “this is our time” due to the growing experience of the emerging generation coupled with that of himself, Alastair Cook and Jimmy Anderson.

“It’s hard not to be” was Broad’s response when asked about the confidence of Joe Root’s side, who after dispatching South Africa and West Indies during the summer can now talk openly about the much-anticipated series in Australia that starts at the Gabba on 23 November.

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England overwhelm West Indies as Stuart Broad passes Ian Botham’s mark

England, 514-8, beat West Indies, 168 & 137, by an innings and 209 runs
• 19 wickets fall on day three of first Test, England’s inaugural day-night match

The end was swift, cacophonous and melodramatic. On a day when 19 wickets fell, all of them West Indian, England sped to victory by an innings and 209 runs; Stuart Broad became the second-highest wicket-taker among Englishmen, overtaking Sir Ian Botham, as Joe Root’s team earned themselves a couple of days off, during which the pace bowlers will be keen to emphasise that rotation really is not such a good idea. They all want to bowl against these tourists. So from an English perspective there is much to celebrate.

Related: Joe Root ‘extremely privileged’ to play with England history-makers

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Day-night Test is step into the unknown for England, says Stuart Broad

• West Indies come to Edgbaston with the experience of one such Test
• ‘I just don’t know what to expect,’ says bowler before pink-ball clash

Stuart Broad has described England’s maiden day-night Test match this week as a “step into the unknown” and one that could prove an early leveller against a West Indies side they are otherwise expected to make light work of in preparation for the Ashes.

Steel bands and a fake beach are just two of a number of Caribbean add-ons set to be in place at Edgbaston from 2pm on Thursday as, with a pink Dukes ball in hand and under floodlights in the evening session, the two teams get their three-match Investec series under way and Joe Root’s side look to continue their form from the 3-1 win over South Africa.

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