LONDON: England’s Stuart Broad said he considered retiring after being omitted for last month’s series opener against West Indies at Southampton.
England’s decision to go with James Anderson, Jofra Archer and Mark Wood for the first match, which West Indies won by four wickets, snapped the 34-year-old Broad’s run of 51 consecutive home tests.
The right-arm quick returned to claim 16 wickets in the next two tests as England won back-to-back matches to triumph 2-1, with Broad picked as the player of the series.
“Were there thoughts of retirement going round my head? One hundred per cent. Because I was so down,” Br