Reports: Stuart Broad Will Take Up This Profession After International Retirement

England’s veteran pacer, Stuart Broad, has announced his retirement from international cricket across formats after a stellar career spanning over 16 years. The fifth and final Test at The Oval will mark his last appearance for his country. Broad, England’s second-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket, will be remembered as a true cricketing legend. After confirming his retirement, he revealed his next move, as he is set to join Sky Sports cricket coverage.

Stuart Broad has etched his name in the annals of cricket history with a remarkable career that saw him achieve numerous milestones. He retires as England’s second-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket, an outstanding feat that has contributed significantly to England’s success on the field. Alongside his bowling partner James Anderson, the duo has claimed over 1000 Test wickets, leaving an indelible mark on the sport.

Following his retirement from international cricket, Stuart Broad is all set to embark on a new journey as part of Sky Sports’ cricket coverage. The move is a natural transition for the seasoned cricketer, who will now lend his expertise and insights to the broadcasting team. Fans can look forward to Broad’s expert analysis and unique perspective on the game, making for an enriching viewing experience.

Speaking about his decision to retire, Broad emphasized that England versus Australia has always been his pinnacle. The Ashes battles have held a special place in his heart, and he wanted his last match to be in the prestigious Ashes series. Broad’s passion for Ashes cricket and his love affair with the intense rivalry between the two cricketing nations have been evident throughout his career.

“Yeah, tomorrow or Monday will be my last game of cricket. It’s been a wonderful ride and a huge privilege to wear the Nottinghamshire and England badge as much as I have. I’ve been thinking about it for the last few weeks, but England vs. Australia has always been my pinnacle,” said Broad while speaking to Sky Sports.

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Broad expressed his fondness for his battles with Australia over the years, personally and as part of the team. His final Test match holds special significance, not just for him but also for cricket fans worldwide, as England has set Australia a target of 384 to win the fifth Test at The Oval. If Australia wins, it will mark their first Ashes series win in England in 22 years.

“I’ve always wanted to finish at the top, and this series feels like one of the most enjoyable I’ve been part of. I’ve been thinking about it for a couple of weeks. England versus Australia has always been sort of the pinnacle for me. I’ve loved the battles with Australia that have come my way personally and the team’s way. I’ve got a love affair with Ashes cricket, and I think I wanted my last bat and bowl to be on Ashes cricket,” he further said on his retirement.

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