Archer’s tweet about seeing bowling conditions and Anderson was funny.
England held a one-off Test match against Ireland in preparation for The Ashes. Needless to say, the first inning saw them out of form. Ireland, on the other hand, performed excellently and earned praise for their bowling; they were able to limit England to 85 who opted to bat first. It was an eye-opener for the cricket world champions.
Because of this, England was trolled on Twitter with Jofra Archer earning the brunt of most of the tweets. He is expected to make his Test debut in the upcoming Ashes series against Australia. Regarding the tweet, Archer made an error that a fan of Iceland Cricket pointed out.
Before the game, Archer tweeted about how bowling-friendly the conditions at Lord’s were, showing the pitch with a tad of green. He then went on to say that the English bowlers would have a field day and that Broad and Anderson will be unstoppable. However, James Anderson was ruled out of the tournament after suffering a right calf injury during a county encounter for Lancashire. It put forth the impression that Archer didn’t know Anderson was not going to play.
Iceland Cricket took advantage of his mistake and replied, “Who is going to tell him? #ENGvIRE On a serious point, is this a sign of England having switched off? A player who hopes to make his debut in the Ashes next week doesn’t know what’s happening in his team’s current match. Caught napping?”
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