England ask Stuart Broad and Jofra Archer to make ‘honesty call’ on fitness

• Bowlers doubtful but Broad likelier to play against South Africa • England’s warm-up match with South Africa A ends in drawEngland will ask Stuart Broad and Jofra Archer to make an “honesty call” about their fitness for the Boxing Day Test, with Broad’s vast experience making him a likelier option to take the field against South Africa.Both men have been struck down by illness on the first week on tour and head into the series-opener having sat out all five days of warm-up cricket, which concluded three hours ahead of time on Sunday with early handshakes in a low-key draw against South Africa A. Continue reading…