Stuart Christopher John Broad
, is an English cricketer who plays Test cricket for the England cricket team and a former ODI and T20 captain. A right-arm seam bowler and left-handed batsman, Broad began his professional career at Leicestershire, the team attached to his school, Oakham School; in 2008 he transferred to Nottinghamshire, the county of his birth and the team for which his father played. In August 2006 he was voted the Cricket Writers' Club Young Cricketer of the Year. In the fourth Test of the 2015 Ashes series Broad took career best figures of 8–15 in the Australian first innings as they were dismissed for just 60. This performance was named as Wisden's Test spell of the decade.