Jofra Archer: Didn't plan to hit Steve Smith

Updated: Aug 19, 2019, 09:33 IST | Agencies

"That is never the plan (to hit a batsman)", Jofra insisted in an interview

Jofra  Archer: Didn't plan to hit Steve Smith
Jofra Archer

London: England fast bowler Jofra Archer insisted he had no intention to hit Australia's Steve Smith during the second Ashes Test, saying "everyone's heart skipped a beat" after he felled the star batsman with a fearsome bouncer at Lord's on Saturday.

In an interview with BBC Radio yesterday, Jofra insisted: "That is never the plan (to hit a batsman). You are trying to get a wicket first. To see him go down, everyone stopped and everyone's heart skipped a beat."

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