Cricket Fraternity hails Stuart Broad for taking 500 Test Wickets

Cricket Fraternity extended their wishes to England Legendary pacer, Stuart Broad, who clinched 500 Test wickets during the third Test match against West Indies on Tuesday.

He became the second bowler from England as he joins James Anderson in the elite list of bowlers who have taken more than 500 Test wickets.

The achievement came after he dismissed Caribbean batsman, Kraigg Brathwaite, in the 14th over of the second innings.

Indian great Sachin Tendulkar congratulated England for the series win against West Indies and praise Broad for his achievement.

Congratulations to England for emphatic series win. And like I said earlier, @stuartbroad8 had a spring in his step and was
out there on a mission. Congratulations also to him for picking 500 Test wickets,Terrific achievement!#ENG vs WI,” Sachin Tweeted.


Another Indian star middle-order batsman, Yuvraj Singh, who had a fascinating encounter in 2007 T20 World Cup, where he hit Broad for six sixes in an over was quick to praise the latter for his achievement in the longest format of the game.

I’m sure every time I write something about @StuartBroad8, people relate to him getting hit for 6 sixes! Today I request all my fans to applaud what he has achieved! 500 test wickets is no joke-it takes hard work, dedication & determination. Broady you’re a legend! Hats off” Yuvraj singh tweeted.


Former English fast bowler Ryan Sidebottom appreciated his fellow countrymen Broad for his outstanding achievement in Test Cricket.

Pleasure to be @SkySportsNews talking all [email protected]& the brilliant @StuartBroad8 500 test wickets and also the West Indies cricket team for being the stars of the summer for coming over, playing cricket ? under difficult circumstances #cricketisback” He tweeted.


Australian batting giant, Ricky Ponting, who has seen intense rivalry in Ashes against the likes of Broad and Anderson was quick to appreciate Broad for his amazing feet “[email protected] on 500 Test wickets. Always a tough competitor and a very skilful bowler especially in English conditions. #ENGvWI” Ricky ponting tweeted.

The third test match between England and West Indies was a special game for Broad as he also scored 62 runs with the bat in the second innings for England to help his side post 362 runs on the board.