Stuart Broad received a guard of honour from the Australian cricket team during his final Test match at The Oval.

The 37-year-old England cricketer announced his retirement from cricket after the day three stumps of the Test match.

James Anderson, Broad's bowling partner, also walked out onto the field to a standing ovation from the crowd.

Steve Smith playfully encouraged James Anderson to join Broad's guard of honour after his retirement announcement.

Stuart Broad became only the second seamer in history to reach 600 Test wickets.

Broad's remarkable career included his phenomenal performance of 8-15 against Australia in the Ashes at Nottingham in 2015.

In his column, Broad explained that he wanted to retire at the top of his game and have some control over his destiny.

Broad also mentioned the importance of spending time with his new daughter Annabella and partner Mollie.

Stuart Broad's retirement marked the end of an era for English cricket, leaving behind a legacy of sportsmanship and respect.

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