sport news Jimmy Anderson thinks booing Steve Smith and David Warner may backfire

'Whether it's sledging on the field or booing from the crowd, they are going to up their performance': Jimmy Anderson warns that aiming abuse at Steve Smith and David Warner may backfire as it'll inspire Australia stars England will face Australia in the Cricket World Cup at Lord's on June 25  Steve Smith and David Warner are expected to be booed by England fans  But Jimmy Anderson believes booing may backfire as it will inspire the duo 

By Shubham Kalia, Reuters

Published: 21:16 BST, 16 June 2019 | Updated: 21:19 BST, 16 June 2019

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Sledging and booing Australia's Steve Smith and David Warner during the English summer will only push the duo to improve their performance levels, England pace bowler Jimmy Anderson said.

Smith and Warner were suspended for 12 months after a ball-tampering incident in South Africa last year and returned to international cricket at the World Cup.

The pair will face England in their World Cup match at Lord's on June 25 and are also likely to endure hostile reception during the Ashes,

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