The seam bowler passed 500 Test wickets during the third Test against the West Indies.
Lee feels that both men are intense figures who are able to channel their aggression to get the best out of themselves and players.
Former Australia fast bowler Peter Siddle believes that England will have to drop one of their veteran quicks before the 2021/22 Ashes.
Ireland meet Eoin Morgan’s men in the first of three one-day internationals on Thursday at Southampton.
Players wore special branded shirts and caps during the third Test between England and the West Indies.
The 34-year-old took his 500th Test wicket earlier this week.
The opener against Ireland on Thursday is England’s first on these shores since being crowned world champions.
Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes staked their claims in the convincing third Test victory over the West Indies but competition is fierce.
England have plumped for the more tried and trusted fringe players such as James Vince and Sam Billings.
The hosts came from behind to land the Wisden Trophy.