Stuart Broad was born in 1986. He is the son of former England opening batsman Chris Broad. Stuart was educated at Oakham School before starting his professional cricket career for Leicestershire and then moving to Nottinghamshire. A right-arm seam bowler and a left-handed batsman, Stuart Broad made his England debut in 2007. Broad proved to be an invaluable member of the victorious England 2009 Ashes squad, and he won the Man of the Match award in the decisive fifth Test at the Oval.