Stuart Broad received his MBE at Buckingham Palace
The England veteran was joined at the investiture by the former England opening batsman and father Chris Broad, mother Carole Joyce and girlfriend Bealey Mitchell.
Fast bowler Broad, 30, said afterwards: “It was very special, a huge honour to be here at the Palace – a wonderful occasion to share with the family.”
Career highlights include the eight Australian wickets he took for just 15 runs in the 2015 Ashes Test match at Trent Bridge.
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Stuart was joined by his girlfriend Bealey Mitchell
It was very special, a huge honour to be here at the Palace
And last year he claimed six South African wickets for 17 runs in Johannesburg.
Stuart, a left-handed batsman and right-handed seam bowler, has been part of England’s last four Ashes victories, won the ICC World Twenty20 in 2010 with his teammates and is the only Englishman with two Test hat-tricks to his name.
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Stuart was also joined by his father Chris Broad
Last autumn he passed the landmark of playing in 100 Tests.
His tally of wickets now stands at more than 360 putting him in third place in the all-time list of wicket takers.