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Date of Birth 29 September 1957Knowle, Bristol, England, UK
Birth NameBrian Christopher Broad
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

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Chris Broad was born on September 29, 1957 in Knowle, Bristol, England as Brian Christopher Broad.

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Played cricket locally for Long Ashton CC, based near Bristol.
He was a left handed opening batsman who played county cricket for Gloucestershire and Nottinghamshire, captained Orange Free State in South Africa and represented England in 25 Test matches. He is now an International match referee.
He was educated at Colston's Bristol and St Paul's Cheltenham.
He scored 21,892 runs in 340 first-class matches at an average of 38.07, with 50 centuries and took 189 catches. He also scored 1,661 runs in 25 test matches at an average of 39.54, with six centuries and took ten catches.
Father of Gemma Broad and the Leicestershire and England cricketer Stuart Broad.

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