England & West Indies will be fighting in the series decider at the Old Trafford in the third Test Match Starting on Friday.
England must decide whether to call Jofra for the decisive third test against the West Indies at Old Trafford or not on Friday after the fast bowler suffered online racist abuse. Archer is available after missing England’s second epic win due to the breach of the coronavirus protocols. In a Daily Mail Column Published on Wednesday, the 25 year old said that he had not “committed a crime”. He added some of the criticism he had faced on social media following the incident had been racist & he reported the comments to the ECB.
“I need to be 100 percent mentally right so that I can throw myself into my cricket this week,” Archer wrote. “If I play and don’t bowl 90 miles an hour it’s going to be news.”
Veteran England Paceman, James Anderson said that the Captain Joe Root & Coach Chris Silverwood would have to assess with Archer whether he was “in the right place to play”. In eight Tests since his debut last year he has taken 33 wickets at an average of 28.12, with his tally including three wicket hauls. But win an epic bowling performance of England in the second Test Match is clear that England have a plenty of pace bowling options with Stuart Broad taking six wickets on his return to International Cricket.
England have been rotating their seamers throughout a series that forms part of a grueling schedule of six Tests, including three against Pakistan, in seven weeks.