Stuart Broad was born to be a cricketer. His skills with the ball and bat have made him world famous, but what is it like to be the star of the England cricket team? From the techniques and tactics he has learned, to preparing himself for action, both mentally and physically, Broad reveals the inside secrets of top-level cricket, and how anyone can apply them to their own game, either in club or schoolboy cricket. He divulges what life is like for an international cricketer, and how he copes with the pressures of life on tour. Illustrated throughout with key moments in his career and specially commissioned new photographs, this book also provides great stories of sporting heroes, setbacks and successes. Stuart Broad's world in cricket is laid bare.
Stuart Broad made his first-class debut at the age of 19 and then played his first Test in 2007. He quickly cemented his place among the superstars of world cricket and became one of the key figures in the England set-up as they rose to become the No 1 side in the world. He has now played more than 250 times for England in all forms of the game.