LONDON:- England paceman Stuart Broad took part in a net session on Thursday, on the eve of the fifth Test against India, while wearing a splint to protect his broken nose. The fast-medium bowler missed England 's training session at The Oval on Wednesday but was back in action on Thursday. Broad has his nose broken while batting at Old Trafford by a Varun Aaron bouncer which he deflected between the peak of his helmet and the grille.–Agencies