The penny has finally dropped for
Stuart Broad, and boy did he come good: bowl a full length, draw the batsmen
forward, and rewards will follow.
Broad has long been maligned for
his seeming incapability to bowl in the batsman's half of the wicket, coupled
with England's defensive deployment of his talents.
Indeed, given the apparent
predictability of the lanky seamer's length, Cowers was among the many people
pacing around in frustration as Broad was once again preferred to the
blisteringly in-form Timmy Bresnan on Thursday.
The agitation grew further when
England were batting as Broad, who