Ryan Broad

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Ryan Broad
Personal information
Full name Ryan Andrew Broad
Born (1982-03-09) 9 March 1982 (age 35)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Batsman
Relations Wayne Broad (father)
Domestic team information
Years Team
2005– Queensland
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 57 29
Runs scored 3,208 666
Batting average 32.73 23.78
100s/50s 8/13 0/5
Top score 135 92
Balls bowled 134
Wickets 2
Bowling average 39.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1/5
Catches/stumpings 35/– 35/–
Source: Cricinfo, 7 January 2012

Ryan Andrew Broad (born 9 March 1982 in Herston, Queensland) is an Australian professional cricketer who plays for the Queensland Bulls. He is a right-handed opening batsman.[1] Broad was educated at the Anglican Church Grammar School.[2]

Broad is the son of Wayne Broad, who played for Queensland between 1977 and 1983.[1] He was first selected to represent Queensland in November 2005 in a four-day match against Victoria (he scored 23 and 3 in each innings).[3][4] He took the field for the Australian national team as a substitute fieldsman during the 2006–07 Ashes series, where he caught Andrew Strauss.[5] In November 2011, he reached his highest score in first class cricket, hitting 135 in the second innings of a Sheffield Shield match against Western Australia.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ryan Broad". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Mason, James (2011). Churchie: The Centenary Register. Brisbane, Australia: The Anglican Church Grammar School. ISBN 978-0-646-55807-3. 
  3. ^ "Broad to follow father's footsteps". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 17 November 2005. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Queensland v Victoria at Brisbane, Nov 18-21, 2005". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Peter Lalor's Ashes dispatches". The Australian. News Limited. 27 November 2006. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "Bulls seek to set WA a final day target". ABC News. 3 November 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 

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