MANCHESTER: Stuart Broad went along with one of cricket’s most selective clubs when he stepped through his 500th Examination wicket on Tuesday as England finished an arrangement securing win by 269 runs over the West Indies at Old Trafford.
The 34-year-old turned out to be only the seventh bowler and fourth pacemen to arrive at the desired milestone when he had opener Kraigg Brathwaite plumb lbw for 19 on the fifth day of the third Test.
Wide, fittingly, finished the arrangement when he had Jermaine Blackwood gotten behind as the West Indies, set a tremendous objective of 399 for triumph, fallen www.aboutPakistan.com to a pitiful 129 all out in less than 38 overs in the middle of a few downpour delays in Manchester.
Expansive — who was proclaimed man-of-the-match and man-of-the-arrangement — got done with a match return of 10-67 notwithstanding the dapper 62 he made batting at No 10 in England’s first innings 369 that highlighted Ollie Pope’s 91.
In the middle of Broad’s strikes on Tuesday, individual paceman Chris Woakes returned innings figures of 5-50.
Triumph saw England, who questionably kept Broad separate from the side that lost the main Test at Southampton by four wickets, complete a 2-1 win in a three-coordinate arrangement and recapture the Wisden Trophy they lost in the Caribbean a year ago.
Britain won the principal Test arrangement since the Covid-19 pandemic 2-1 and will very quickly go into another three-coordinate Test arrangement against Pakistan, beginning one week from now at Old Trafford.
West Indies were left pondering how they could have gotten away with a draw when, not long after their destruction, downpour pounded down at Old Trafford.
Man-of-the-coordinate Broad — playing in his 140th Test — had been abandoned on 499 wickets when, after he had just taken eight in this match, downpour cleaned out the entire of Monday’s fourth day.
He arrived at the 500-blemish on Tuesday when a full-length ball struck Brathwaite’s back cushion, with the opener not trying to survey umpire Michael Gough’s choice since he was so unmistakably out.