Steve Smith On Jofra Archer: The first match of Ashes 2023 will be played at Edgbaston, Birmingham from 16 June. The squad has been announced for the series by Australia (for the opening two Test matches), while England has announced the squad for the only Test to be played against Ireland from 1 June. Team’s star fast bowler Joffra Archer is not a part of it due to elbow injury. Archer will be out of Ashes 2023. Meanwhile, Steve Smith has targeted Archer.
In fact, a tweet from ‘Code Cricket’ read, “England fast bowler Joffra Archer troubled Australian batsmen four years ago. But Steve Smith and company players can heave a sigh of relief after an update from the England medical staff this evening.
Responding to this tweet, Smith wrote, “Disturbed? Remind me when I was dismissed by him.
Terrorised? 🤔 remind me when I was dismissed by him….
— Steve Smith (@stevesmith49) May 16, 2023
Archer took 22 wickets in 2019 Ashes, Smith was the high scorer
Four years ago in the Ashes series played in 2019, England fast bowler Joffra Archer appeared in excellent rhythm. He took 22 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 20.27. During this, he also injured Australian star batsman Steve Smith with his dangerous bouncer. However, he failed to take Smith’s wicket in the entire series.
Whereas Steve Smith was the high scorer in the series. Batting in 7 innings of 4 matches, he scored 774 runs at an average of 110.57. During this, 3 centuries came out of his bat. The 2019 Ashes series was drawn 2-2.
Joffra Archer made a comeback from SA20
Please tell that Joffra Archer had returned to cricket after a long time through the SA20 League. After this he was also seen playing in IPL. However, he could play only five matches in IPL and returned to England for rehab.
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