Fri. Jan 21st, 2022

English fast bowler Stuart Broad has admitted brilliantly less than a week after the Gabba test.

“Whether the crowd is abusing you, singing, cheering, it doesn’t matter,” the veteran said.

“It’s a great experience.

“I’ve had 20,000 people sing, Broady is a … you know ‘, but I enjoyed it; it’s great fun.

“I clapped and whistled for 24 hours,” he admitted.

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Broad’s relationship with Australian fans became icy cold when, after a thick edge flew to Ashton Agar at Trent Bridge in 2013, he refused to leave.

Judge Aleem Dar did not release him and Australia were powerless after using their reviews.

The English sailor was labeled ‘Stuart Fraud’.

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Broad has toured Australia for the Ashes on three occasions – in the summers of 2010-11, 2013-14 and 2017-18 – and given that he is now 35, this will likely be his last.

The fast right arm will make his 150th Test appearance at Gabba – a place where he enjoys playing.

“Exciting, buzzing – even just having it mentioned gives me butterflies in my stomach,” Broad said.

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“It’s what you train for, it’s what you live for. Playing at Gabba is for me one of the best cricket experiences you can have. It has the same feeling as The Wanderers in South Africa.

“It feels like a very Australian ground – it’s very pro-Australian. It’s going to be even more without the Barmy Army. But you just have to enjoy that experience. If you’re not going on that field buzzing and excited, look up. stand, look up at the noise and smile, you’re playing the wrong game. These are the kind of moments you really should embrace and love. “

The opening test of the ashes begins Wednesday.

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