Kevin Pietersen says Jofra Archer is a ‘unique ability’ who can enable England to win both the World Cup and the Ashes this mid year. Bowman, 24, guaranteed figures of 3-27 on his World Cup debut as England crushed Pakistan by 104 keeps running at The Oval on Thursday. The Barbados-brought into the world quick bowler has now taken eight wickets in five counterparts for England and has been sponsored by Pietersen to help Eoin Morgan’s side win the World Cup. What’s more, previous batsman Pietersen says Archer would then be able to drive his way into England’s Test squad and highlight in the Ashes arrangement toward the finish of the late spring.
Asked whether Archer can lead England to World Cup brilliance, Pietersen revealed to Sky Sports: ‘Totally. They need to keep him fit. ‘He will be ravenous for progress. Having confronted him, having played with him in Australia in the Big Bash he is somebody to be taken care of in view of the pace and bob he has and his capacity to take wickets. ‘He had that capacity to take wickets right all through the innings. You must care for those folks. He is an extraordinary, exceptional ability. ‘I am disclosing to you now it ought to be an Anderson, Broad and Archer blend come the principal Test matche of the Ashes.’
Pietersen included: ‘The expansion of Jofra Archer to that set-up gives England the capacity to take wickets from overs one to 50. ‘Where England have battled is with the new ball. Once in a while they may get two or three wickets with the new ball and afterward attempt and back Rashid to get wickets. ‘On the off chance that Rashid doesn’t get any wickets in the center overs, at that point they battle. Be that as it may, their scoring with the bat is really remarkable. ‘Toxophilite can thump over the top request of each and every group. He would then be able to come amidst the innings and get two or three wickets from short-pitched conveyances and after that at the passing he is fabulous.