Stuart Broad will miss the Pakistan Tests. To attend the birth of his first child in November, according to reports. In the middle of November, Stuart Broad and his wife Mollie King will have their first child.
Due to personal obligations, senior England bowler Stuart Broad. Has allegedly decided not to go with his country for the December Test series against Pakistan. Broad and his wife Mollie King are expecting their first child in mid-November. Additionally, since Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum took over as captain. The coach of the red-ball team, respectively, this was the Three Lions’ first away Test series.
“The baby’s due date clashes with a training camp in Abu Dhabi, and missing that warm-up period — which includes a game between England and England Lions — would mean he would not be match-ready for a series that will be hosted in Rawalpindi, Multan and Karachi from December 1”Reports in The Mail
Stuart Broad will put his family before his career in cricket.
Stuart Broad played a significant role in England’s successful home summer, which saw the Three Lions defeat New Zealand, India, and South Africa while winning six of their seven Test matches overall. Broad also eclipsed the 563 Test wicket total held by the renowned Australian bowler Glenn McGrath during this home season.
When Australia hosts them in the Ashes series the following year, the Nottinghamshire player and James Anderson, his longtime partner in new-ball partnerships in Test matches, are anticipated to put up a fight.
This will be England’s first trip to Pakistan since 2005 for a bilateral Test series. The previous time the Three Lions went there, they were defeated 0-2 in a three-match series by the Inzamam-ul-Haq-led team.
In the just finished seven Twenty20 Internationals, England defeated Pakistan 4-3, and they will be looking to improve on that effort in the Test series. The English squad would be aiming to put up a strong performance on sub-continent wickets, even if they might no longer be in the running for a spot in next year’s WTC final at home.
Everyone’s attention will be on James Anderson, Ollie Robinson, Matt Potts, and Reece Topley in Broad’s absence.