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Anderson wants Warner, Smith abuse to stop

AAP Australian Sports – James Anderson has urged England cricket fans to stop jeering David Warner and Steve Smith and fears the boos may inspire the pair during the Ashes.

Summary

  • James Anderson has urged England cricket fans to stop jeering David Warner and Steve Smith and fears the boos may inspire the pair during the Ashes.
  • Smith and Warner have been on the receiving end of abuse from crowds during the World Cup following their year-long suspensions for ball tampering in South Africa.
  • However, Anderson said the abuse may come back to hurt England and said criticism Stuart Broad cops from Australia crowds only serves to fire him up.
  • Anderson, who is England’s highest ever wicket taker, believes on-field relations between international players have never been better as evidenced by Virat Kohli’s reaction to Indian fans who were booing Smith at The Oval last week.
  • During the IPL Warner and England batsman Jonny Bairstow, who clashed on the field in the 2017 Ashes series, also formed a close friendship following their success when opening together for Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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