Ashes 2019: England name Archer, Leach for second test v Australia

Joffra Archer calls a troll handsome despite being called ugly by the troll

Joffra Archer calls a troll handsome despite being called ugly by the troll

Smith became only the fifth Australian to register hundreds in either innings of an Ashes contest at Edgbaston though England are likely to have more of a varied bowling attack at headquarters.

Archer is not the only new face in the England attack, with Jack Leach replacing Moeen Ali after the latter had a disappointing match in Birmingham.

Only time will tell how Archer would perform on his Test debut.

"I think Justin Langer has another thing coming".

He and captain Tim Paine's first look at the Lord's Test strip gave them plenty to think about.

The vexed issue of workload management will come to the fore this month as the tourists, having opted for a battery of six quicks in their Ashes squad at the cost of a back-up spinner, seek to record their first Ashes series win in England since 2001. In the first Test, pacers Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood sat out with Pat Cummins, James Pattinson and veteran Peter Siddle playing. He bowled the most overs in the first Test, but depends on how the game goes and how many overs he bowls. Subsequently, he was ruled out of the second Test as well and is hoping to contribute in the last three Tests.

"Those back-to-back Test matches, it depends a lot on how much he bowls".

Langer also said that he is curious to see how Jofra Archer performs.

"In theory, you would like him (Cummins) to play all five Tests".

"It's unfortunate for them that he went down early in the first game, it's no secret that he is a massive loss" said Cummins, who last week became the second fastest Australian to 100 Test wickets as he reached the mark in his 21st outing.

"All those things will come into it". It's up to the individuals, not so much our game plan against him.

Cummins was rested for two Tests, against Pakistan in the UAE previous year - and remains a preferred option in ODIs.

Fellow paceman Olly Stone's back injury precludes his involvement though left- arm seamer Sam Curran retains his place in the squad, as does Joe Denly, whose spot came under scrutiny after scores of 18 and 11 last week.

Looking ahead to a possible Test debut at the venue where England won the World Cup, Archer added: "To be at Lord's, a ground where I have had recent success will be comforting".

"I'll be hoping to play every game and, if I'm fully fit and bowling well, I expect to".

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