Moores recalls how Anderson and Broad became the best
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,