South Africa hero Dale Steyn says he was convinced England star Jofra Archer would be a ‘phenomenal’ player after watching him bowl just two deliveries.
Archer has emerged as a key player for England in all three formats since making his international debut in May 2019.
Steyn saw Archer early into his development while playing in the County Championship and says it was clear even then that he had the ability to become a world-class bowler.
‘He is phenomenal, he is great,’ Steyn said. ‘Fast bowling is not an easy thing to do. He makes it look so easy.
‘A couple of years ago [former Sussex coach Mark] Davis told me that I had to watch this guy because he is amazing.