This was Broad’s 18th claw in an innings of a Test match and after this feat, he defeated three veterans together. …
Veteran fast bowler Stuart Broad of England cricket team took 6 wickets, bowling brilliantly against West Indies on the third day of Manchester Test. Broad took a special record as soon as he took the 5th wicket in the first innings. This was the 18th fifer of this bowler in an innings of Test cricket and after this feat, he defeated three veterans together.
The last and decisive match of the three-match series being played between England and West Indies is being played. England scored 369 runs in the first innings and stacked the WI for 197 to gain a crucial lead of 172 runs. Fast bowler Broad played a key role in giving England this big lead. He took 6 wickets for 31 runs in 14 overs in the first innings.
Broad overtook three veterans
In Test cricket, Broad has done an amazing job of taking five wickets for the 18th time. In doing so, he overtook three England bowlers simultaneously. He was on the list alongside Derek Underwood, Graeme Swann, and Fred Truman, taking five wickets in the Test 17 times before the match. He beat them all for the 18th time with 5 wickets.
5 wickets in most Test innings for England
James Anderson, the highest wicket-taker for the English team. James Anderson has taken five wickets in an innings of a Test match 28 times. It is followed by former veteran Ian Botham. He had a record of taking five wickets in an innings 27 times, which Anderson broke. Sydney Burns took five wickets in an innings of the Test for England 24 times.