In the ongoing Test, between England and Pakistan pacer Stuart Broad faced a bit of issue when the lanky bowler called for an inhaler. Despite the struggles, Broad bowled an excellent spell of 13-4-31-1 on the opening day of the Test. The fact that Broad suffers from asthma is not a secret. The England quick had revealed during the 2015 Ashes that because of a premature birth, Broad has half a lung less that his contemporaries and at times requires the inhaler to cure asthma.
Until the Ashes five years back, Broad had kept his asthma hidden, and it was during the pre-training camp that he revealed to his teammates of being a lung short than others.“One night we were asked to provide a piece of information about ourselves that no one else knew, with the notion of being open with each other,” Broad had once written in the Daily Mail. “I shocked the boys a little when I told them I only had one and a half lungs because I was born three months premature. The veteran, in the previous series against West Indies, had touched the milestone of 500 Test scalps