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Australian Cricket Team Cricket Stuart Broad

‘The perfect day’

6 Aug, 2015

Broad comments on his career best performance which led to the Australian Cricket Team being bowled out for 60 before lunch on the first day of their test match against England:

Without doubt that is the best day’s cricket I’ve been a part of. To have a 214-run lead after day one is probably as powerful a performance as I’ve ever seen and certainly been involved in. It was just one of those days that you dream of, home ground, picking up 300 Test wickets and then a career best. It’s been the perfect day for us, but we start again on day two.

Of his own performance:

It has not really sunk in. I see the scoreboard on the ground and it doesn’t seem real, it was a bit of a freak day really, but it is what you work hard for and what you train for.