Stuart Broad proud to claim Sachin Tendulkar's wicket

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England congratulate Stuart Broad as Tendulkar trudges off

Stuart Broad revealed his pride in taking the crucial wicket of Sachin Tendulkar after

Nottinghamshire pace bowler Broad took four wickets in the day as England tightened their grip on the first Test.

"We got into a good position and getting Tendulkar out is a highlight," Broad told BBC Sport.

"I gained confidence and felt in good rhythm. As a team, we are delighted to bowl India out for 290."

Despite an accomplished unbeaten century by Rahul Dravid, Broad's superb spell of fast bowling saw him post figures of 4-37 from 22 overs - and the Nottinghamshire pace man revealed that he has altered his bowling style.

"I think it was quite obvious that I was bowling a little bit fuller today, and I'm sure the stats will show that," Broad said.

"That was a plan that I came into this Test match with. I think bringing a cover out to give me the protection to bowl that little bit fuller but to keep the three slips in was a good option. I don't think gully is a huge position, in England particularly.

"I gained confidence from my first spell and I felt in good rhythm, always communicating with the other guys out there which is important."

Broad has called on England to remain focused on sealing the victory he believes they deserve.

"It is important that we focus on Sunday now. Saturday has gone and we need to build a strong lead so we can get ourselves into a positive position for the last day," he said.

"We know that Lord's is a pretty hard ground to get 20 wickets on but we've put ourselves in a position to do that.

"We put two catches down which we will look at because we are always looking for the perfect fielding performance. But as a bowling unit we can't have any grumbles about how we've played. The swing helped us out and we'll be hoping for that kind of swing on Monday."

Broad does not think England will fall into the trap of declaring too late, and is confident captain Andrew Strauss will get his tactics right.

He added: "The important thing for us is not to think about declarations; we will be approaching tomorrow like the first day of a Test match."

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