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James Anderson, Stuart Broad planning one more Ashes series in Australia

James Anderson and Stuart Broad have taken more Test wickets for England than any other bowlers.

James Anderson and Stuart Broad both have their eyes on one more Ashes series in Australia before contemplating retirement.

The duo have shared the new ball for England for over a decade and sit first and second in the country's list of all-time Test wicket takers.

Anderson will turn 38 in July and has had injury problems to cope with over the last 12 months, while Broad is four years younger but does not feel his career will last as long as his fellow swing bowler.

James Anderson
James Anderson is England's all-time leading Test wicket-taker (Adam Davy/PA)

But both are eager to keep their place in the England squad long enough to try and win the Ashes back in Australia next winter.

When asked by Anderson for his retirement plans during an Instagram Live Q&A, Broad said: "I don't think I could go until your age. Your action's so smooth, it looks a lot calmer on your body whereas mine is a little more forceful through my body I think.

"I'd never want to get to that place where I'm bowling against a 19-year-old and they're going, 'I thought someone said he used to be a good bowler'. I'd hate that. I'd prefer to go that little bit earlier than that little bit later.

Stuart Broad celebrates a wicket during last year's Ashes series
Stuart Broad celebrates a wicket during last year's Ashes series (John Walton/PA)

"But I'm loving the environment at the minute. I love playing for England.

"Chris Silverwood coming in as coach is great for me because I really liked him as a bowling coach and he helped change my action.

"I still have huge motivation to keep playing and you just assess that year by year. And we've got that carrot dangling over us of Australia in Australia which looks like an achievable carrot to grab."

Anderson agreed with Broad's Australia remark, before adding: "The big thing is standards. If your standards feel like they're dropping then yeah you might consider finishing.

"But as long as my standards stay high, my fitness levels stay good and my skills stay where I want them to be and my speed stays pretty good which they have been (I'll keep playing).

"We've got an exciting team and a few young guys who are just starting out on their journey, we've got some more established guys and we've got two guys who have been around a long time.

"I think it's nice to be a part of that team where you feel you can actually achieve something and go on and have success. As long as you've got that drive, then why not carry on?"

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Tuesday's key events

· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
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· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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