Stuart Broad is a cricketer from England. He mostly bowls for the England cricket team. He is an England Test cricketer and former captain of the England One Day and Twenty 20 International teams. In 2005, he began his professional cricket career with Leicestershire. In 2008, he moved to Nottinghamshire. In August 2006, he made his England debut.
After dismissing Kraigg Brathwaite on the fifth and final day of the third Test of the 2020 series against the West Indies, Broad became the eighth bowler to reach 500 wickets in Test cricket. Broad became England’s fourth fast bowler to reach the milestone, after James Anderson, who did it against the same batter. Broad played his 150th Test match in December 2021, in the second match of the 2021-22 Ashes series.
- England cricket team right-arm seam bowler.
Stuart Broad was born on the 24th of June, 1986. Stuart Christopher John Broad is his birth name. He was born in Nottingham, England. He is of English origin. He was born to Chris Broad, his father, and Michelle Broad, his mother. He is of the Caucasian race and follows the Christian faith. Gemma is his sister’s name. Cancer is his astrological sign.
He went to Brooke Priory and Oakham Schools. He graduated from high school with three Bs at A-level. He was given the option of attending Durham University or signing with the Leicestershire County Cricket Club.
|Celebrated Name||Stuart Broad|
|Nick Name||Broady, Malfoy|
|Birth Name||Stuart Christopher John Broad|
|Place Of Birth||Nottingham|
|School||Brooke Priory School and Oakham School|
|Height||1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||Around 80 kg|
|Hair Color||Dark Blonde|
|Marital Status||Not Married|
|Children||Her partner is pregnant with their first child|
|Source of Wealth||Cricket (Salary, contracts, and sponsorships)|
|Net Worth||Around $70 million|
Stuart Broad Career
- Stuart Broad began playing cricket at a young age.
- He began his career as an opening batsman.
- At the age of 16, he pondered playing goalie in field hockey and had trials with an England minor squad.
- Around the age of 17, he converted to fast bowling.
- He has been affiliated with Leicestershire since he was eight years old.
- From the age of nine to nineteen, he played for Melton Mowbray team Egerton Park.
- He won a full contract with Leicestershire following an outstanding performance for the 2nd XI in 2004.
- In 2005, he made his professional debut with Leicestershire.
- In 2005, he made his first-class debut against the Durham University Centre of Cricketing Excellence.
- In 2005, he was a member of England’s U19 team.
- He was nominated to the ECB National Academy squad for the 2005-06 season.
- He was then called up to England’s ‘A’ squad, which was touring the West Indies. He was James Anderson’s successor.
- In the 2006 season, he grabbed his first 5-wicket haul against title favorites Surrey.
- In 2006, he was called up to the England A squad for a trip of Sri Lanka.
- Against Derbyshire, he hit his first championship 50.
- In the County Championship, he topped his county in both wickets and bowling average.
- Before getting called up to England, he got 44 wickets at an average of 31.38 in 12 matches.
- On August 28, 2006, he made his England first-team debut against Pakistan in a Twenty20 International.
- He grabbed two wickets in a row but fell short of a hat-trick.
- On August 30, he made his One-Day International debut against Pakistan. In his first over, he took a wicket.
- In 2007, he grabbed 11 wickets to help England win its first-ever ODI series in Sri Lanka.
- His performance won him a spot on the England Test squad.
- In December 2007, he made his Test debut against Sri Lanka.
- He departed Leicestershire at the end of the 2007 season to return to his native county, Nottinghamshire.
- Since 2008, he has represented Nottinghamshire in domestic cricket.
- In August 2008, he took his first five-wicket haul in international cricket against South Africa.
- He was named Man of the Series (one-day) in May 2009 after taking six wickets in England’s ODI series triumph against the West Indies.
- He was a member of England’s T20 side that placed second at the 2009 ICC World Twenty20.
- He was injured during England’s 2009 ICC Champions Trophy campaign.
- He was a member of England’s World Twenty20 winning team in 2010. In the final, England beat Australia.
- He was penalized 50% of his match money after a disciplinary incident in the second Test of the home series against Pakistan. Broad grabbed up the ball and flung it at Pakistani batsman Zulqarnain Haider, hitting him on the hand after he guarded a delivery delivered by Broad down the pitch.
- In the last Test of the series against Pakistan in 2010, he achieved his first century (in all formats).
- He missed the Test and ODI series in 2010 due to a muscle strain sustained during England’s tour of Australia.
- In 2011, he scored a hat-trick against India. He completed his hat-trick after dismissing Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh, and Praveen Kumar.
- He was selected England cricket captain for the 2014 ICC World Twenty20.
- Following his performance in the 2015 Test series against South Africa, he was named the world’s top Test bowler.
- He was a member of the Nottinghamshire team that defeated Surrey in the 2017 Royal London One Day Cup final at Lords.
Stuart Broad Wife
Stuart Broad is engaged, not married. The Englishman is dating BBC Radio 1 broadcaster and The Saturday’s singer Mollie King. The pair began dating in 2018. They plan to marry in January 2021. They announced that they were expecting their first child in June 2022. They reside in London with Alfie, their toy poodle.
Stuart Broad Height
Stuart Broad is 1.98 meters tall, or 6 feet and 6 inches tall. He weighs around 80 kilograms. He has an athletic physique. His eyes are blue, and his hair is dark blonde. His sexual orientation is heterosexual.
Stuart Broad Net Worth
Stuart Broad is a well-known English cricketer. He began playing professional cricket in 2005 and has been a member of England’s national squad since 2006. Contracts, wages, endorsements, and sponsorships provide the majority of his revenue.
He is said to be paid approximately $1 million each year. Stuart Broad Ltd. is his sporting firm. His net worth is reported to be in the $70 million range.
Did You Know?
- He was born 12 weeks early and was saved by a doctor named John, after whom he was named (middle) after surviving.
- His father is a current ICC match referee and former England opener (he played Test cricket for England from 1984 to 1989).
- Michelle “Miche” Broad, his stepmother, committed suicide in July 2010.
- His sister worked as a tea analyzer for the England squad.
- He received the Leicestershire Young Cricketers Batsman Award in 1996.
- In 2006, he was named Cricket Writers’ Club Young Cricketer of the Year.
- Yuvraj Singh of India smacked six sixes in one Broad over in September 2007.
- Broad, along with Alastair Cook and James Anderson, appeared naked for the Cosmopolitan newspaper on their 2008 tour of New Zealand.
- Broad and Jonathan Trott set a world record for an eight-wicket partnership in 2010 when they batted for the eighth wicket for 332 runs. His name was included on the Lord’s batting honors board.
- Broad and his father are the first father and son to make a century in Test match cricket for England.
- After a five-wicket haul against the West Indies in 2012, he became the eighth player to join an elite group of all-rounders on Lord’s both honors boards.
- He became the first player since Ian Botham in 1978 to achieve a 10-wicket haul at Lord’s.
- On the fifth day of the third Test against New Zealand in 2013, he set a new record for the most period spent at the crease without scoring a run, spending 103 minutes out in the middle and facing 62 balls.
- He is the first Englishman to win two Tests in a row.
- Broad was honored with the naming of NET tram 237 in September 2015.
- In the 2016 Birthday Honours, he was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to cricket.
- In 2018, he became the youngest fast bowler in Test history to collect 400 wickets.
- In 2020, he became the fifth bowler in Test history to reach 500 wickets. He was also the fourth fast bowler and the second English bowler to hit the century mark.
- Following his dismissal for 0 in the second test against New Zealand in 2021, he climbed to second on the all-time list of test match ducks (37).
- He follows Nottingham Forest FC and Leicester Tigers.