Stuart Broad feels Trent Bridge is the perfect ground for England to come with 2-0 up
By Sandy - Aug 18, 2018 3:10 pm
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While the hosts England are currently leading the five-match Test series against the visitors India by 2-0 after the first two Tests, English pacer Stuart Broad has claimed that probably Trent Bridge (Nottingham) is the perfect ground in this occasion, where the third Test of the series will begin on Saturday (August 18).

England cricket team

Indian team can’t afford any other defeat in this series as one more win will secure England’s series victory against the no.1 Test ranked team.

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While the English cricket team has a good record at Trent Bridge, Broad believes they can maintain that record this time too.

According to the, Broad said prior to the third Test, “It’s always a special feeling here walking through the gates. As an England side we’ve had some wonderful results here. It’s probably the perfect ground to be coming to 2-0 up. I thrive off international cricket and big series and hopefully I can perform here.”

Stuart Broad

“The biggest thing is trying to feel as at home as you can. International sport is always trying to drag you away from your comfort zone.

“Even little things like knowing the staff, saying hello to the stewards and knowing I’ll get well supported here helps. I’ve got memories of good performances for Nottinghamshire and England.”

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Broad had achieved his first Test hat-trick at this venue and that was too against India in 2011. In the second innings of that Test match, the right-arm English pacer had dismissed then Indian skipper MS Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh and Praveen Kumar in three consecutive deliveries to complete his hat-trick.

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However, the 32-year-old is not looking at personal milestones and enjoying every success of the nation along with the team members.

Broad spoke about this, “I don’t look at personal milestones. They don’t really drive me on. It’s more about the moments, like we had at Lord’s on Sunday after the second Test. Four or five hours passed away just chatting and listening to music.

“You’re spurred on to want those moments again. I’m desperate to keep playing cricket for a considerable time yet. It’s moments like that and turning up here that make it so exciting. Times in the changing rooms after a win when you’ve worked so hard, there’s no better feeling. I want a good few more of those.”