”Overwhelmed” Jofra Archer Wants To Do Well Against Pakistan
Finally, the talent got the opportunity to prove in the International Arena. The Windies-born Jofra Archer has finally burst into the squad of England for a bilateral series against Pakistan, which is to be played in the home conditions. Meanwhile, he is overwhelmed with the call-up.
The England and Wales Cricket Board has announced their squad for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 with a few interesting inclusions and exclusions. On the same day, they also announced their squad for the series against Pakistan, in which, Jofra Archer has been included.
Speaking of the same, Archer quoted that he is overwhelmed with the call-up to represent the nation in the bilateral series against Pakistan. He isn’t thinking about the World Cup, as Archer is pretty happy with the call-up for home series.
It feels really overwhelming – Jofra Archer
Archer quoted that he never expected to reach this point in his career since his childhood. However, after going good in the T20 tournaments for the past two years, Archer felt that he does have the goods to deliver in the International Cricket.
“It feels really overwhelming,” said Archer on his call-up. “I didn’t expect to ever be good enough to play for England until the last couple of years after I started doing well in T20 tournaments and it’s been a whirlwind period for me. It’s really good to be acknowledged for what I’m doing, but it’s hard to put the feeling into words.”
It’s not about ICC World Cup 2019:
Archer quoted that his focus will be the series against Pakistan. He does want to play the showpiece event but Archer quoted that he is fine with the call-up, which he believes is a big highlight of his career.
“It’s not all about the World Cup for me right now, it’s about playing against Pakistan which is what I’ve been selected for. It will still be the highlight of my career to play for England in the series against Pakistan. Of course, I want to play in the World Cup, but if it doesn’t happen for me I’m not going to get upset. I’m just so excited to play against Pakistan and this is a position I didn’t imagine I would be in at this stage,” he added as per Cricbuzz.
Currently, the right-handed fast bowler, who is decent with his willow is busy in handing his services to Rajasthan Royals’ franchise for the ongoing Indian Premier League 2019. All in all, it would be a happy moment for Archer. He is in the standby list alongside Chris Jordon to get the ticket for ICC World Cup 2019.
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