Stuart Broad - Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Age, Facts, Career, Parents, Wiki
Stuart Broad is an English cricketer. He is mainly the bowler for the England cricket team. He plays Test cricket for England and is the former captain of England One Day and Twenty 20 International teams. He started his professional cricket career at Leicestershire in 2005. He transferred to Nottinghamshire in 2008. He made his England debut in August 2006.
What is Stuart Broad Famous For?
- A right-arm seam bowler for the England cricket team.
Where is Stuart Broad From?
Stuart Broad was born on 24 June 1986. His birth name is Stuart Christopher John Broad. His birth place is in Nottingham in England. He holds English nationality. He was born to his father, Chris Broad, and his mother, Michelle Broad. He belongs to the white ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. He has a sister named Gemma. His zodiac sign is cancer.
He attended Brooke Priory School and Oakham School. He finished school with three B grades at A-level. He was given the choice of a place at Durham University or a contract with Leicestershire County Cricket Club.
Stuart Broad Career
- Stuart Broad started playing cricket at an early age.
- He originally started as an opening batsman.
- At age 16, he considered pursuing field hockey as a goalkeeper and had trials with an England underage team.
- He switched to fast bowling around the age of 17.
- He was associated with Leicestershire since he was 8.
- He played for Melton Mowbray club Egerton Park from age 9 to 19.
- He earned a full contract with Leicestershire after he had an impressive performance for Leicestershire 2nd XI in 2004.
- He started his professional cricket career with Leicestershire in 2005.
- He made his first-class debut against Durham University Centre of Cricketing Excellence in 2005.
- He played for the England U19 team in 2005.
- He was named in the ECB National Academy squad for the winter of 2005–06.
- He was then called up to the England 'A' squad touring the West Indies. He was a replacement for James Anderson.
- He took his first 5-wicket haul against championship favorites, Surrey, in the 2006 season.
- He was called up to the England A squad touring Sri Lanka in 2006.
- He scored his first championship 50 against Derbyshire.
- He led his county both in terms of wickets and bowling average in the County Championship.
- He took 44 wickets at an average of 31.38 in 12 matches before being called up for England.
- He made his England first-team debut in the Twenty20 International against Pakistan on 28 August 2006.
- He took back-to-back two wickets but missed out on a hat-trick.
- Two days later on 30 August, he made his ODI debut against Pakistan. He took a wicket in his first over.
- He took 11 wickets and helped England to win its first-ever ODI series in Sri Lanka in 2007.
- His performance earned him a place on England Test team.
- He made his Test debut against Sri Lanka in December 2007.
- He left Leicestershire to join his home county, Nottinghamshire at the end of the 2007 season.
- He has been playing domestic cricket for Nottinghamshire since 2008.
- He recorded his first five-wicket haul in his international career against South Africa in August 2008.
- He was named Man of the Series (one-day) after he took six wickets in England's ODI series win against the West Indies in May 2009.
- He was part of the England T20 team that finished runner-up at the 2009 ICC World Twenty20.
- He picked up an injury during England's ICC Champions Trophy campaign in 2009.
- He was part of England that won the 2010 ICC World Twenty20. England defeated Australia in the final.
- He was fined 50% of his match fee after he was involved in a disciplinary incident in the second Test in the home series against Pakistan. After Pakistani batsman Zulqarnain Haider defended a ball bowled by Broad down the pitch, Broad picked the ball up and threw it at Haider, striking him on the hand.
- He scored his maiden century (in all forms) in the final Test of the series against Pakistan in 2010.
- He missed the Tests and ODI series in 2010 after he suffered a muscle tear during England's tour of Australia.
- He took a hat-trick in the series against India in 2011. He took the wickets of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh, and Praveen Kumar for the hat-trick.
- He was named captain of the England cricket team for the 2014 ICC World Twenty20.
- He became the number one ranked Test bowler in the world following his performance in the Test series against South Africa in 2015.
- He was part of the Nottinghamshire side that beat Surrey in the final of the Royal London One Day Cup in 2017 played at Lords.
Who is Stuart Broad Wife?
Stuart Broad is not married but engaged. The Englishman is dating Mollie King, BBC Radio 1 presenter and The Saturdays singer. The couple started dating in 2018. They got engaged in January 2021. They announced in June 2022 that they were expecting their first child.
They live in London with their toy poodle, Alfie.
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What is Stuart Broad Height?
Stuart Broad stands at the height of 1.98 m i.e. 6 feet and 6 inches tall. He has a body weight of around 80 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is blue and his hair color is dark blonde.
His sexual orientation is straight.
What is Stuart Broad Net Worth?
Stuart Broad is a popular English cricketer. He started his professional cricket career in 2005 and has been part of England's national cricket team since 2006. His income comes from contracts, salaries, endorsements, and sponsorships. He reportedly earns nearly $1 million in salary. He also runs a sporting company, Stuart Broad Ltd. His net worth is estimated at around $70 million.
Trivias About Stuart Broad You Need To Know.
- He was born 12 weeks prematurely and was saved by a doctor called John, after whom he was (middle) named when he survived.
- His father is a former England opener (who played Test cricket for England from 1984 to 1989) and current ICC match referee.
- His stepmother Michelle "Miche" Broad died by suicide in July 2010.
- His sister worked for the England team as a tea analyst.
- In 1996, he was awarded the Leicestershire Young Cricketers Batsman Award.
- He was voted the Cricket Writers' Club Young Cricketer of the Year in 2006.
- In September 2007, Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes from one Broad over.
- During the tour of New Zealand in 2008, Broad, along with Alastair Cook and James Anderson, posed naked for the Cosmopolitan paper with just a cricket bat for cover.
- Broad and Jonathan Trott set a world record for an eight-wicket partnership in 2010 when they went on a 332-run partnership for the 8th wicket. He named went on the Lord's batting honours board.
- Broad and his father are the first father and son both both to score centuries for England in Test match cricket.
- He became the 8th player to join an elite club of all-rounders to be on Lord's both honours boards after he achieved a five-wicket haul against the West Indies in 2012.
- He became the first to take a 10-wickets haul at Lord's since Ian Botham in 1978.
- He set a new record for the longest time spent at the crease without scoring a run, with 103 minutes out in the middle, facing 62 balls on the fifth day of the 3rd Test against the New Zealand in 2013.
- He is the first Englishman to take two Test hat-tricks.
- NET tram 237 was named in honour of Broad in September 2015.
- He was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2016 Birthday Honours for services to cricket.
- In 2018, he became the youngest fast bowler to reach 400th wickets in Tests.
- In 2020, he became the seventh bowler to take 500 wickets in Test cricket. He also became the fourth fast bowler and the second English bowler to reach the milestone.
- He moved to second in the all-time list of test match ducks (37) following his dismissal for 0 in the second test against New Zealand in 2021.
- He is a supporter of Nottingham Forest FC and Leicester Tigers.