Broad says England in a great position to win Ashes

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London, Aug.22 (ANI): Fast bowler Stuart Broad believes that England are in a great position to win the fifth and final Ashes Test at The Oval after bundling out the Australians for 160 and taking an overall lead of 230 runs on the second day of the game.

Broad who contributed significantly to the Australian collapse by claiming five wickets for 37 runs, said: "We are in a great position. It was a fantastic experience for me, everything we did seemed to work."

"The first hour in the morning will be crucial. We have some big hitters with the likes of Freddie Flintoff and Matt Prior and if we can get some more runs, we can build a great platform," he added.

While admitting that England did not want to lose wickets in its second innings, he said: "But to see what the ball is doing off the pitch gives us great encouragement. I'll take setting them 400 to win."

"It was great to have my family here. My mum lost her voice and I could see her in the crowd. My sister works for the ECB so I guess she played her part too. My dad has his Ashes story, I hope to have my own by Monday," The Telegraph quoted him, as saying. (ANI)

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