Stuart Broad: Pressure on Australia after defeat in first Ashes Test

• England aiming to keep tourists on the back foot at Lord’s
• Players are ‘fresh and ready to go’ after early victory in Cardiff

Stuart Broad knows that questions are being asked of Australia after their defeat in the first Ashes Test at Cardiff and says England will look to deflate them early in Thursday’s second instalment at Lord’s with attacking, aggressive cricket.

The seamer played a key role in Saturday’s 169-run win at the Swalec Stadium, taking three for 39 in the second innings as Michael Clarke’s side crumbled in their pursuit of 412. Since then the focus has naturally centred around the tourists.

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