Broad Looking forward to Rare County Outing

April 17, 2013 at 8:41 am Leave a comment


England seamer Stuart Broad is excited by the prospect of preparing for a busy summer of international cricket in the County Championship.

The 26-year-old will make a rare appearance for Nottinghamshire when they travel to Derbyshire on April 24. He could also feature when Durham visit Trent Bridge on April 29, though that could depend on his workload in Derby.

England will hope Broad can pick up where he left off after an encouraging series in New Zealand. The fast bowler struggled with form and fitness in India before Christmas but appeared to be over his heel injury as he delivered a much-improved performance with the ball against the Black Caps.

Broad, who has 183 Test wickets, will form part of England’s attack when they host the Kiwis in a two-match series next month. He wants to hit the ground running at the start of the new season.

“I haven’t played a lot of county cricket for the last couple of years but I’m really looking forward to getting in shape for what is a really big eight months ahead of us,” he told Sky Sports News.

“I’ve had two weeks off the feet and now it’s a real intense lift for the county season, a few games for Notts and then hopefully into the international summer.”

Broad is one of a number of England players set to turn out for their counties over the next few weeks, including Tim Bresnan, who is now fully fit after elbow surgery.

“We (England) had a couple of niggles over the winter but the guys seem to be coming back to full fitness for what is such an exciting time for an England cricketer,” Broad said.

England host the Champions Trophy this summer before back-to-back Ashes series against great rivals Australia.

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