Stuart Broad shares suffering from cold after Day 3 of 3rd Ashes Test
By SMCS - Jul 9, 2023 3:13 pm
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Veteran England pace bowler Stuart Broad has shared that his health condition was not the best on day 3 of the 3rd Ashes Test at Headingley. However, he was in relief with the fact that the workload wasn’t much on day 3 and he got time to recover before the 4th Test as well. Broad, one of the four pacers, helped England bowl Australia out for 224 as well.

Stuart Broad
Umpire scolded Stuart Broad

In his column for The Daily Mail, he wrote: “I’ve had a bit of a stinking cold so I am glad the workload wasn’t too high yesterday and I can get the body recovered in the knowledge I do not to have to bowl again for a few days. When you win the toss and bowl, then end up chasing 251, you’re pretty happy, particularly at a ground like Headingley. Today is a huge day for us, there’s no doubt about that — to stay in the series we have to win the game, and if we do make it 2-1, it will be the first step of three. Before this match, we said that we’d won three games in a row before and could do it again, so we’ve got a chance to take No1 off here.”

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Meanwhile, England openers Ben Duckett and Zak Crawley started well in the 251 run-chase. However, Duckett edged a couple of balls to slip, which did not carry. With Travis Head’s 77 giving Australia to bounce in the game, Broad admitted that it was important to take his wicket before he does extensive damage as well.

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Stuart Broad dismissed David Warner again in Ashes opener

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“Head’s a great player. He’s been right up there in the international batting rankings over the last couple of years and is a very dangerous striker of the ball, so it was important that we knocked him over before he took the game away from us. The dismissal of Head took my series tally to 16 but I don’t really judge myself too much on wickets,” he concluded.