England fast Stuart Broad reckons his whole domination of Australia opener David Warner in last year’s Ashes collection was all the way down to his technique of denying the batsman any width to play his fierce minimize pictures and sq. drives.
Broad dismissed Warner seven instances in 10 innings because the subdued left-hander completed the drawn collection with solely 95 runs.
“He is such a dangerous player and one of the best third-innings opening batsmen in the world,” Broad stated in a Sky Cricket podcast.
“Having performed in opposition to him lots over the last eight or 9 years, I discovered that, as I’m a taller bowler, when he sat again within the crease he was reducing and sq. driving me lots to the boundary.
“I made a decision I used to be simply going to try to hit his stumps each ball. I used to be not going to try to swing it away from it as I felt that gave him width, I used to be simply going to scramble the seam.”
Broad stated he saved attacking the stumps and didn’t thoughts the occasional straight drives.
“Once I got him at Lord’s, the third time in a row, I just got that feeling like I was getting a bit of a competitive edge over him,” stated Broad, who has 485 wickets from 138 checks.
The lanky proper-arm bowler has cast a formidable new-ball partnership with Jimmy Anderson, take a look at cricket’s most prolific seam bowler, and he attributed their success to their complimentary approaches.
“I love the competitive side of cricket, the moment of winning, working a batsman out, getting a wicket, but he just loves any sort of bowling and is at his happiest just trucking in,” Broad added.