” Jofra Archer is one of three players set to make their England one-day international debuts on Friday. England face Ireland in Malahide as preparations for this summer’s World Cup step up. Getty 2 Jofra Archer is set to make his debut for England England captain Eoin Morgan confirmed that Archer, along with Dawid Malan and Ben Foakes, would play their first ODI.
The Barbados-born fast bowler, who has an English father and a British passport, has completed his three-year qualification period, meaning this is the first match he is eligible for. The 23-year-old has the opportunity to stake a claim for a World Cup place but was not selected for the preliminary 15-man squad. 2 Eoin Morgan named the starting team Morgan said: “He is exciting.
I’ve played against him for quite a while now and everyone in this room has probably seen what he has done around the world in T20 franchise cricket. “The attributes and skills he has shown there are good enough to play international cricket, it’s how he deals with the pressures that come with it and how he performs. “I’m looking forward to him making his debut, and Ben and Dawid as well.” LATEST SPORT NEWS ‘JOKE’ Whyte says Fury ‘should be ashamed’ after knocking out Schwarz in two rounds STATEMENT Tyson Fury scores vicious second-round TKO of Schwarz, promises Wilder rematch fight night Tyson Fury vs Tom Schwarz: Brit wins by TKO in the second round AMERICAN DREAM Tyson Fury enjoys spectacular US-themed ring walk before fight DISPUTE Billy Joe Saunders reacts angrily as Josh Warrington beats Kid Galahad on points CONTROVERSY Breidis wins crazy, chaotic brawl in Latvia as he elbows opponent before KO FIRE FIGHTS Fury returns, Warrington defends his title and cruiserweight carnage in Latvia ICED Cuban ‘KO Doctor’ renders opponent unconscious with one huge shot to reach WBSS final Foakes was called up late following Sam Billings’ shoulder injury, while Alex Hales was initially part of the squad for the trip to Ireland but was removed following his ban for recreational drug use.bookmaker code Ben Duckett and Chris Jordan are the two players to miss out but are likely to get a chance in the T20 match against Pakistan on Sunday. ” ” Amir Khan will challenge Terence Crawford for the WBO welterweight title on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.
The 32-year-old is headed stateside for a tough task against one of the world’s best and could return home a hero if he pulls off what would be an astonishing upset. Scroll down to see the tale of the tape of the bout. 4 Amir Khan has the chance to become world champion again AGE Terence Crawford: 31 Amir Khan: 32 HOMETOWN Terence Crawford: Omaha, Nebraska, USA Amir Khan: Bolton, Lancashire, England HEIGHT Terence Crawford: 5ft 8ins Amir Khan: 5ft 8?ins 4 Khan climbed off the floor to win his last contest against Samuel Vargas FIGHTS Terence Crawford: 34 Amir Khan: 37 WINS Terence Crawford: 34 Amir Khan: 33 LOSSES Terence Crawford: 0 Amir Khan: 4 4 Terence Crawford has held world titles in three weight divisions DRAWS Terence Crawford: 0 Amir Khan: 0 KOs Terence Crawford: 25 Amir Khan: 20 KO PERCENTAGE Terence Crawford: 74 per cent Amir Khan: 54 per cent Amir Khan vs Terence Crawford for the WBO welterweight title is live on BT Sport Box Office from 11.30pm on Saturday April 20 4 Khan takes on Crawford in New York on Saturday night “