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Stuart Broad backs Ben Stokes as ‘brilliant’ captain – Friday’s sporting social

Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media.Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from 29 April.CricketStuart Broad backed his new skipper.Joe Root linked up with Yorkshire.👋 @root66Give us a 🤩 below 👇 if you're excited to see Rooty back!#OneRose— Yorkshire CCC (@YorkshireCCC) April 29, 2022KP swears by it.Turn your phone OFF at home at 7pm every single evening. I promise you’ll feel way better, sleep better and have a better start to the next day. I swear by it!— Kevin Pietersen🦏 (@KP24) April...
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James Anderson and Stuart Broad back in England Test contention

Rob Key has confirmed that James Anderson and Stuart Broad are set to return to England’s Test fold and says new captain Ben Stokes wants the record-breaking opening bowlers to be part of his side.Key – England’s new managing director of men’s cricket – replaces interim Sir Andrew Strauss, who made the controversial decision to drop the nation’s two leading all-time Test match wicket-takers for last month’s tour of the West Indies.Now the pair, who have taken 1,177 Test scalps between them, look set to be back in the picture for the three-match series against New Zealand which starts on...

Ben Stokes wants James Anderson and Stuart Broad back in Test team; pair 'available for selection', says Rob Key

James Anderson and Stuart Broad are "available for selection" in the Test team, with new captain Ben Stokes keen for the pair's return, Rob Key has told Sky Sports. Anderson, 39, and Broad, 35, have 1,177 wickets in Test cricket between them but both were left out of England's tour of the West Indies earlier this year, leading to questions over their future.

Stuart Broad set for Nottinghamshire return as he targets England spot

Stuart Broad is set to make his return to action for Nottinghamshire on Thursday as he bids to regain his England place.The 35-year-old bowler was controversially left out of England’s Test tour to the West Indies, alongside long-term opening partner James Anderson, after the 4-0 Ashes drubbing in Australia.The pair, England’s top two all-time Test wicket-takers with 1,177 Test scalps between them, have frequently spoken of their disappointment and frustration at the decision.Their Test futures will be near the top of the in-tray for new managing director of men’s cricket Rob Key, a former international team-mate of Anderson’s.While Anderson returned...

James Anderson and Stuart Broad available to play for their counties this week

James Anderson and Stuart Broad are set to make belated introductions in this season’s LV= Insurance County Championship as they both seek England recalls.Anderson and Broad were controversially omitted from the three-Test tour of the West Indies last month as England’s much-publicised reset in red-ball cricket fell flat in a chastening 1-0 series defeat.Neither of England’s top-two all-time leading wicket-takers want to end their storied international careers and they are available to make their first appearances of the domestic campaign this week.Anderson, 39, sat out Lancashire’s season-opening win against Kent last week but is poised to feature in the Division...

English pacers James Anderson, Stuart Broad available for selection in County Championship

London [UK], April 20 (ANI): Legendary English pacer James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Saqib Mahmood will be available for selection in their respective counties for round three of the County Championship, starting Thursday. Anderson and Mahmood could feature in Lancashire's Division One clash with Gloucestershire at Emirates Old Trafford. The...

Stuart Broad ‘hasn’t given any thought’ to England captaincy since Joe Root exit

Stuart Broad appears to have distanced himself from succeeding Joe Root as England’s Test captain.Broad, 35, has been touted as a possible short-term replacement for Root, who stepped down on Friday after five years in the role.But the Nottinghamshire bowler, who has previously skippered England in both T20 and one-day international matches, hinted in his column for the Mail on Sunday that Ben Stokes was the leading candidate.Broad said: “Naturally, I am aware that my name has been touted as a potential successor to Joe as England captain and I guess that is because I am an experienced centrally contracted...