England vs New Zealand: Stuart Broad ends 81-over drought, picks up first Test wicket since January 2020

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England vs New Zealand: Pacer Stuart Broad picked up his archetypal wicket successful Test cricket aft going 81 overs without it. Broad picked up the wicket of Tom Latham connected Day 5 of the archetypal Test astatine Lord's.

Stuart Broad picked up   a Test wicket aft  81.1 overs (Reuters Photo)

Stuart Broad picked up a Test wicket aft 81.1 overs (Reuters Photo)


  • Stuart Broad picked up the wicket of Tom Latham astatine Lord's
  • It was his archetypal Test wicket aft 81.1 overs
  • Broad was named vice-captain of England for Test bid vs New Zealand

Stuart Broad looked much relieved than delighted erstwhile helium trapped Tom Latham LBW connected Day 5 of the 1st Test betwixt England and New Zealand astatine the Lord's cricket crushed connected Sunday. Broad picked up his archetypal wicket of the lucifer and archetypal since January 2020 erstwhile helium got the wicket of Angelo Mathews successful Sri Lanka.

Stuart Broad had gone 5 innings successful Test matches without a wicket. He past picked up 3 wickets against Sri Lanka successful Galle connected January 14. He played 2 Tests against India, 1 successful Chennai and the different successful Ahmedabad. He had bowled 26 overs without occurrence arsenic India went connected to triumph the Test bid 3-1.

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There was a batch of expectations from the England bowling onslaught arsenic Stuart Broad and James Anderson squad up for the archetypal Test of the ongoing 2-match bid against New Zealand. However, Broad went wicket little contempt bowling 27 overs successful location conditions successful the archetypal innings.

However, bowling connected a Day 5 wicket astatine the Lord's, Broad ended the drought for a Test wicket. The elder campaigner acceptable Tom Latham up beautifully arsenic helium got a mates of balls to seam distant from the left-hander earlier getting 1 to process in.

Latham was trapped successful beforehand but helium went for a review. However, the DRS telephone was unsuccessful arsenic the determination stayed umpire's call. It was the archetypal Test wicket for Stuart Broad successful 81.2 overs.

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Notably, Broad was appointed arsenic the vice-captain of England successful the lack of Ben Stokes who volition beryllium unavailable for the 2nd Test owed to an wounded helium picked up successful Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.

The Lord's Test is apt to extremity successful a gully arsenic New Zealand were up by implicit 200 runs aft the archetypal hour's play connected Day 5 with 6 wickets successful hand. England were bowled retired for 275 contempt a 100 from Rory Burns aft Devon Conway deed a treble 100 connected Test debut for New Zealand. The 3rd day's play successful London was washed retired without a shot being bowled owed to rain.

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