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Stuart Broad attributes England’s senior players good display against India in 3rd Test to Peter Moores’ talk

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Peter Moores (left) talks to Stuart Broad during a practice session in Southampton © Getty Images

London: Jul 30, 2014

England all rounder Stuart Broad has revealed that their head coach Peter Moores had come and talked to them before the third Test against India and had asked the senior players to just go and express themselves without worrying about taking responsibility. England is currently dominating the third Test after three days with India still 246 runs adrift on 323 for eight.

And it has been the much criticised senior players who have produced at Southampton with Broad and James Anderson sharing six wickets after centuries from Alastair Cook and Ian Bell put England on their way in the first innings, The Daily Express reported. Broad said that there has been a lot of talk about the new guys coming in and the senior men taking responsibility and maybe they put too much pressure on themselves.

Broad, who captains England’s Twenty20 side, said that before the third Test against India Moores came to a few of them and asked them to just go express themselves; do not worry about having to take responsibility, go and play as though it is their first Test, and the all rounder feels that that has shone through. Broad said that his side is in a great position in this match and hopefully the wicket would deteriorate a bit more.

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