Moores re­calls how An­der­son and Broad be­came the best

The Sunday Guardian - - Sports -

It was in New Zealand in the win­ter of 2007/08 that Peter Moores re­alised he might just have un­earthed some­thing spe­cial. “I al­ways remember a con­ver­sa­tion with CMJ (com­men­ta­tor and jour­nal­ist, Christo­pher Martin-Jenk­ins) af­ter one of the Tests in New Zealand when they bowled to­gether, bowled well, and we had won the game,” says the for­mer Eng­land coach.

“He was walk­ing across the ground and said to me ‘ I think you’ve just found the open­ing at­tack for the Ashes (in 2009). “It was funny, be­cause I was think­ing exactly the same thing. I was think­ing that those two looked great to­gether and had bowled beau­ti­fully. It turns out that CMJ was com­pletely right.”

Stu­art Broad and Jimmy An­der­son, the two bowlers at the heart of the dis­cus­sion be­tween two men of Sus­sex, were,

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