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‘There’s no need to fear Jofra Archer’- Shoaib Akhtar unimpressed after Younis Khan praises England speedster

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Archer has come up the ranks since he made his debut a 12 months in the past.

Jofra Archer
Jofra Archer. (Photograph by Gareth Copley/Getty Photographs)

Shoaib Akhtar, the previous Pakistan quick bowler, stated that Younis Khan, one other retired Pakistan cricketer, wasn’t proper in praising England seamer Jofra Archer. Khan, who was just lately appointed as Pakistan’s batting coach, stated that the Barbados-born Archer has temperament, particularly after he helped the Three Lions win the World Cup with the Tremendous Over on the Lord’s.

Archer was arguably the Brits’ star bowler within the mega occasion after making his debut in Might 2019. Khan, the main run-scorer for Pakistan in Check cricket, stated that Archer’s high-arm motion helps him in producing seam and swing.

“Archer has sturdy nerves which he proved whereas bowling an important tremendous over within the World Cup closing. He has chunk in his bowling and his excessive arm motion is excellent and offers him nip in his bowling,” Younis was quoted as saying.

He shouldn’t give these statements: Shoaib Akhtar

Akhtar wasn’t comfortable although and reckons that Pakistan shouldn’t concern the younger speed-gun. “Younis Khan made an announcement that we must be cautious of Jofra Archer. He [Archer] could be very intimidating and hits you [while bowling]. Younis Khan provides statements. He is an efficient man although,” Shoaib was quoted as saying in a YouTube video on Tuesday, June 30.

“There isn’t any must concern Jofra Archer. Younis Khan stated that they must play a bit defensively. I don’t know if he has stated this or not. He [Younis] shouldn’t be giving these statements,” the Rawalpindi Specific added.

Pakistan is presently in England for a T20I and Check sequence. They’re presently in Worcestershire the place they’re serving a 14-day quarantine interval. Saeed Ajmal, the veteran spinner, stated that he could be shocked if Pakistan handle to win even one match on the tour.

So far as Archer is worried, he got here into Check cricket after James Anderson was dominated out after the opening Check of final 12 months’s Ashes. In his very Check on the Lord’s, Archer smashed Steve Smith on the neck and received the batsman concussed. Archer has additionally been an integral member of the Rajasthan Royals within the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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