Recovering Stuart Broad has his sights set on key opening Ashes Test

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England stalwart has resumed bowling and his research tells him that a lack of express pace may not cost his side in Australia

Stuart Broad has had a lot of time on his hands these past two months, while he has been nursing the torn calf muscle that meant he played in only the first Test of the series with India. Judging by the way he spoke during a grassroots cricket event run by LV in Leyton on Friday, he has put it to good use plotting how to go about his comeback in Australia.

Broad has clearly been reading up on the ructions between the Australia players and their coach, Justin Langer. “Our sole focus has to be on Brisbane. The Gabba holds the key to the series, if we’re 100% on the money in the first Test we can put this Australian team under pressure, on the field,” he says, then adds, pointedly: “And off it.”

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Written by Andy Bull
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