England vs West Indies 2020: Stuart Broad Wants To Play Until Jimmy Anderson's Age
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England vs West Indies 2020: Stuart Broad Wants To Play Until Jimmy Anderson’s Age

James Anderson, stuart broad, England vs West Indies
James Anderson and Stuart Broad. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

Stuart Broad and Jimmy Anderson are the two successful bowling partner. Their attack has left several batting line ups unleashed. But in the ongoing Test series against West Indies, England are currently rotating their pacers thus Broad and Anderson have, so far, not played together in this series.

Stuart Broad was angry and frustrated for being dropped from the first Test. He openly showed his disagreement with the team management’s decision.

Jimmy Anderson, alongside Jofra Archer and Chris Woakes, was given a place in the playing XI in the first Test which England eventually lost by four wickets.

Stuart Broad, England vs West Indies
Stuart Broad (Image Credit: Google)

The towering pacer was brought into action in the ongoing second Test match at Old Trafford. He dismissed three Windies, including the crucial wickets of Jermaine Blackwood and Shane Dowrich, and proving all the criticism right for dropping him in the inauguration match. Broad’s decisive contribution got the visitors all out for 287 runs in their first innings on the third day.

Stuart Broad Sets Goal To Emulate Jimmy Anderson Like Success:

The 34-year-old Stuart Broad said that he was often put into the older age group category but he wanted to continue his career until Jimmy Anderson’s age. Broad sets goal to achieve success like the 37-year-old Anderson is enjoying regardless of his age. He believes that he has the hunger to be in the position where his teammate is

“Why not try to emulate what Jimmy has done, play until his age and have that sort of success? I’m hungry. My fitness record is good. If I have that as a goal, when I set goals in my mind it makes me very hungry to achieve them,” Broad was quoted as saying by BBC Sport.

Michael Vaughan, James Anderson, Stuart Broad
Stuart Broad and James Anderson. Image Credit: Getty Images.

“Sometimes I get put into an older category than I am. Jimmy has taken those wickets since turning my age. Why can’t I do the same?” 

“It’s great to be back in the side. That opportunity was always going to come, but you have the natural disappointment if you’re not playing.” Broad concluded.

Stuart Broad has, so far, picked up 485 wickets in 138 Test matches while Jimmy Anderson notched 587 wickets in 152 matches.

 

 

 

 

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