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Stuart Broad announces retirement from Test cricket

England veteran fast bowler Stuart Broad has announced retirement from Test cricket, ending his 17-year career in international cricket.

Broad, who made his debut in 2007, has featured in 167 Tests, 121 ODIs and 56 T20Is. He has picked up more than 840 international wickets and will go down as one of the best ever to play the game.

Over his 17-year career, Broad has achieved several milestones and is one of the two players to pick up more than 600 wickets in Tests for England. James Anderson is the other England cricketer with more than 600 wickets. Along with Anderson, Broad has helped England win several matches and the pacer recently claimed his 150th wicket in the Men’s Ashes.

In the statement released by the England Cricket Board, they had thanked Stuart Broad for his service to England cricket and had wished him well for the remainder of te ongoing Ashes Test.

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