It can be hard for a cricketer to flick the switch between aggressive, snarling ‘smack ’em up side the head’ fast bowler and carefree, gentle ‘happy-go-lucky’ off-duty cop, but today, we suspect Jofra Archer didn’t even consider flicking said switch.
Piers Morgan fancies himself a bit of a cricketer, so when the idea was pitched to have Jofra Archer toss one down off of no run-up, the outspoken host probably thought it was his golden chance to flex those muscles and peacock all over Susanna Reid in the Good Morning Britain studio.
Jofra was having none of it…
'One more, my technique wasn't quite up to speed.'
— Good Morning Britain (@GMB) September 18, 2019
We’d like to think he was still in competitive-mode, still envisioning Morgan as a chubby Steve Smith knock-off up the other end with an equally dodgy technique, but who are we kidding?
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