Big records registered in Broad’s name
With the opening of the claw against Ireland, Stuart Broad recorded a big record in Test cricket. Broad did the feat of taking 5 wickets in an innings for the 20th time in Test cricket. At the same time, Broad has also become the first bowler who has taken 3 wickets twice in the first 7 overs. In 25 years, only Broad has been able to do this. The last time he did this feat was against Australia in the year 2015.
Not only this, it was Stuart Broad’s third 5 wicket haul at Lord’s. The last time he got 5 paws was against New Zealand in the year 2013. In that match played at Lord’s ground 10 years ago, Broad took 7 wickets for 44 runs in 11 overs in the second innings.
Broad’s career for England
Broad, who is 36 years old, made his debut for England in the year 2007. Since his debut till now, he has taken 581 wickets in Test cricket. Apart from taking 5 wickets 20 times in this format, he has also done the feat of taking 10 wickets thrice in the match.
Although he does not play limited overs for England, he has played 121 ODIs and 56 T20 matches. He has taken 178 wickets in ODI cricket while he has 65 wickets in T20.