Shane Warne sends Jofra Archer warning to Steve Smith ahead of second Ashes Test

Shane Warne has warned Steve Smith about the threat of Jofra Archer
Shane Warne has warned Steve Smith in regards to the risk of Jofra Archer (Pictures: Getty)

Shane Warne has warned Steve Smith to be expecting ‘his biggest challenge yet’ with Jofra Archer set to make his Ashes debut within the second Test at Lord’s.

Former Australia captain Smith scored 286 runs in his staff’s shocking victory within the opening Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

Archer neglected that fit with a minor aspect downside however will change James Anderson at Lord’s after England’s file wicket-taker suffered a calf damage in Birmingham.

Fast bowler Archer took 20 wickets all through England’s World Cup marketing campaign and warmed up for his Test debut through taking six wickets and scoring a century for Sussex’s second XI.

Australia legend Shane Warne
Australia legend Shane Warne (Picture: Getty)

Australia legend Warne mentioned: ‘Obviously I would like to see Steve pass on and ranking 100 in each unmarried innings for the remaining of the Ashes.



‘But with Jofra coming in I think he’ll be set to face his largest problem but and this may make the variation within the upcoming Tests. No one likes to face tall 90mph bowlers.

‘The loss of Anderson was once this sort of blow for England and they’ll truly want Jofra to step up however I believe he has the entire attributes to just do that.

‘They’ll have confronted every different so much within the nets so if any person could have a plan it’ll be Jofra.’

Warne, in the meantime, has been named head trainer of a Lord’s-based London males’s aspect for the primary season of The Hundred.

The former leg-spinner, who took 708 wickets in 145 Tests, mentioned: ‘I’m very proud and really honoured to be requested to be the pinnacle trainer of The Hundred staff founded at Lord’s.

‘The alternative to trainer in a brand-new match and paintings with modern day gamers is one thing that I will be able to truly revel in and I’m having a look ahead to the problem.

‘This tournament will unearth some heroes and hopefully some future World Cup stars for England and other countries.’



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