Broad ‘itching’ to attack Pakistan batsmen

England fast bowler Stuart Broad is eager to begin the home Test season when Pakistan visit Lord’s this week. The quick says he is itching to face Pakistan after working on his action after the Ashes with the aim of bowling a more attacking length. Broad wrote in his column for the Mail on Sunday:…

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Bairstow proud to be asked to bat at five

England wicketkeeper batsman Jonny Bairstow says he feels proud to be asked to move up into the number five position in England’s batting lineup. Bairstow has been among England’s most consistent batsman but has often found himself running out of established partners while batting at six or seven. Speaking after being named in England’s squad…

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