Stuart Broad

Stuart Christopher John Broad was born on the 24th of June, 1986 in Nottingham, England. Stuart’s birthday happened too fast, he was born 12 weeks premature. So he was named after a doctor, John, who saved his life. His parents Michelle and Chris Broad were also connected with sport. Especially his father Chris is the former England opener and ICC match referee.

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Stuart attended an independent Oakham School in Rutland and finished this school only with three B grades at A-level. Therefore, he had to choose between the place at Durham University or a contract with Leicestershire County Cricket Club. He wanted to become a cricketer, so he chose the second one. His first game for Leicestershire happened in 2004, after which he was proposed a full contract for the following season.

In 2005, he made his first-class debut season against Durham University Centre of Cricketing Excellence. His maiden first-class wicket was that of Nick Lamb. In 2006, Broad was selected to play in a T20 match against Pakistan. In 2007, he shared a record 8th wicket stand of 99 with Bopara to guide England to a two wicket win. There were also some failures during the match against India in the 2007 World Cup when he was carted for six sixes in one over. One of his best performances were during England's victorious 2009 Ashes campaign.

In 2010, he scored a century at Lords. It was his first ever century in any form of cricket. The year of 2011 was not successful for Broad, who was out of the squad for most of the Test and ODI series because of injury. Later, after being named in the team for the first Test, he went on to pick up seven wickets in the match. In 2012, Broad became the 8th all-rounder to feature on both honours boards after his maiden Test century of 169 against Pakistan in 2010.

An injury kept him out of the ODIs and T20s but he returned to the side for the tour of New Zealand in 2013. He had some achievements with Ashes in 2013 in England, he ended the series with 22 wickets. He played an important part in victory when India toured England in 2014. In 2015, he helped England to reclaim the Ashes and during the tour through the UAE and South Africa. After his awe-inspiring interview at Wanderers, Broad also topped the ICC Test Bowler Rankings. Stuart also has his own bowling style - right-arm fast medium. Now, he hopes to make the team for the Champions Trophy in 2017. His net worth is estimated to be $10 Million.

As to the personal life in his biography, Stuart is dating with his girlfriend Bealey Mitchel. He also had some relationships with Kacey Barnfield from 2009 to 2012, but the pair had to break up. Broad had suffered from a broken nose injury, from Varun Aaron bouncer in third day of fourth Test contrary to the India, therefore he was involved in some kind of surgery.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 24 Jun, 1986
Age: 33 yrs
Occupations: Cricketer
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Nottingham
Education: Oakham School
Gender: Male
Description: English cricketer
Net Worth 2021: 69 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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