Ashes 2013 corner: Stuart Broad embodied England's purposefulness


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Shot of the day

England bristled in the morning, realising they should not hang about in saving the follow-on. Stuart Broad’s firmly driven four through cover point embodied their purposefulness.

Ball of the day

Graeme Swann’s acute delivery to Usman Khawaja, suggested by Broad, pitched outside leg stump and turned in to bowl Australia’s struggling No 3 behind his legs.

Review of the day

Another referral, another debate. David Warner looked out when he essayed a pull at Broad. But the umpire turned down a vociferous  appeal, there was no sound to support England and t

Moment of the day

No contest. Warner pulled Tim Bresnan direct to Joe Root at deep square leg much to the home support’s delight. Not the first time this season he had aimed a glancing blow in that direction.