It has been a sensational year for Jofra Archer and England Cricket Team, who enjoyed great success across the formats. Speaking of the recent success in ICC World Cup 2019, Jofra Archer quoted that a lot of youngsters in England would take sports after the show put in by the national team.
The 24-year-old, who came to limelight after playing an integral role in England’s maiden World Cup win in June-July, unleashed his pace against the mighty Aussies and kept them on their toes throughout the four Tests, he played in the Ashes.
I think we need to push it a lot further – Jofra Archer
Meanwhile, the fast bowler suggests England to make the most of the recent success. He asks the board to help the youngsters pick the game as a long-term sport and serve their respective country. He also asks youngsters to never give up.
”I’ve seen many videos of kids playing, doing their celebrations in the back garden,” he said. I think the World Cup is going to get spoken about for many years to come. We do need to use it. I think we need to push it a lot further,” Jofra Archer said.
“Look at the kids. It’s wet and muddy but I don’t think they care. It makes us happy to see them playing and wanting to do better.” Never give up,” he said. “If no one believes in you, you have to believe in yourself. You never know where cricket can take you in two weeks, two months or a year… Anything is possible.”
I think we can create history –
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Further, he feels that the England team can win the upcoming ICC World Cup in 2020 as well. Jofra Archer believes that the team has got the firepower to make the most of the Australian conditions.
“We want to climb the rankings in the Test Championship. I think we can make history,” he said. We have started already. Hopefully, we can win back-to-back (World Cups). Who’s to say we can’t? Everyone is around the same age in the group we have got together. We will be together for a lot more years.”
As Jofra Archer said, this would be the perfect opportunity for the England board to inject the game of cricket in the youngsters.