Stuart Broad, the 37-year-old England bowler, has announced that he will retire from cricket after the Ashes. He surprised everyone with this decision during the third day of the fifth and final test against Australia at the Oval.
Broad had an amazing career, taking 602 wickets in 167 test matches, making him the second most successful fast bowler in test history, just behind his teammate James Anderson.
Broad is known for being competitive and always striving to improve. He loves Ashes cricket and wanted to end his career on a high note. He shared his decision with his team and feels happy with what he has achieved in the game.
His retirement marks the end of an era for English cricket. Throughout his career, Broad had many unforgettable performances, like his impressive 8-15 spell against Australia in 2015. He has been a crucial figure in the team and had memorable battles with Australia in the Ashes.
As he says goodbye to cricket, Broad leaves behind a legacy as one of England’s best bowlers. He created amazing moments on the cricket field and built strong bonds with his teammates.