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Australia's villain No 1: Stuart Broad

November 21, 2013 12:00 IST

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As expected England's fast bowler Stuart Broad was at a receiving end of a rough reception from the Australia supporters.

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The 27-year-old is to be blamed as he was involved in controversial role during England's home victory over Australia.


Image: An Australian supporter wearing a Stuart Broad T-shirt
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On the opening ball of the Gabba Test the cricket fans in Australia started their banter from the stands.

He is branded as ‘’Stuart Fraud’’.


Image: Members from the crowd hold up an anti-Stuart Broad banner
Photographs: David Gray/Reuters

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The baby face Broad was public enemy No 1 at the Gabba Test. Whatever he does will be under focus from Australian fans.

David Warner has warned Broad not to get upset by Australian banter from the stands.


Image: England's Stuart Broad stands in the outfield in front of a spectator's sign about him
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Broad was labelled a cheat after standing his ground despite smashing a ball to slip in the Ashes Test at TrentBridge in July. He was also engaged in time wasting tactics to slow an Australian batting onslaught.

The Courier-Mail implemented a ‘Broad Ban’ during this Test.


Image: A member of the crowd holds up an anti-Stuart Broad newspaper front page
Photographs: David Gray/Reuters

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