Jofra Archer Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki Full NameJofra Chioke Archer ProfessionCricketer Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 182 cm in meters- 1.82 m in feet inches- 6’ Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg in pounds- 176 lbs Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches - Waist: 32 inches - Biceps: 14 inches Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Cricket International DebutODI- On 3 may 2019 against Ireland at Dublin Test- Did Not Play T20- On 5 May 2019 against Pakistan at Cardiff Domestic/State Team(s)• Barbados Under-19s • Hobart Hurricanes • Quetta Gladiators • Rajasthan Royals • Sussex • Sussex 2nd XI Batting StyleRight-hand Personal Life Date of Birth1 April 1995 Age (as in 2019)24 Years BirthplaceBridgetown, Barbados Zodiac signAries Signature/Autograph
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jofra Archer
Does Jofra Archer smoke?: Not Known
Does Jofra Archer drink alcohol?: Yes
Jofra Archer Holding a Glass of Whiskey
Jofra Archer is a Barbados-born English cricketer who made his international debut for England in May 2019 and went on to be a part of the England squad that won the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
His father is from England and mother is from Barbados.
Since his childhood, Jofra was passionate about cricket and also represented his school in various championships.
Jofra Archer During His School Days
Jofra has also been a Long Jump athlete and showed his skills in the sport during his school days.
Jofra Archer Long Jump
Before becoming a part of the English Cricket, Archer had played for West Indies Under-19 in 2013. However, a back injury led him out of the Barbados system.
Jofra Archer Playing For West Indies
Initially, his inclusion in England’s 2019 World Cup squad became subject of much speculation but changes to the ECB’s qualification rules led to him becoming eligible after three years of residency; rather than the expected seven.
After watching his good performance during the net practice in Barbados, the Barbadian-English cricketer, Chris Jordan, recommended him to play for Sussex.
After making his debut in first class for Sussex during Pakistan’s tour of England in July 2016; Archer was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the 2018 IPL auction for £800,000.
Jofra Archer IPL
In the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup finals, Archer bowled the super over, which decided the fate of England to lift the World Cup Trophy.
Jofra Archer After His Super Over Haul in the 2019 World Cup Final
Although he bowls and bats with his right hand, he writes with his left hand.
Jofra Archer Writing With His Left Hand
Apart from being a terrific bowler, Jofra is equally good at batting and fielding.
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In his spare time, Jofra loves to play with his pet dogs.
Jofra Archer Playing With His Pet Dogs
In August 2019, during the second Ashes Test at Lord’s, Steve Smith collapsed to the ground after being hit in the neck by a ball from Jofra Archer. Smith was on 80 when he was hit on the neck by test debutant Archer; it was a 90 miles per hour delivery. Jofra did attract some criticism on social media for his behaviour after the incident as he walked away and didn’t check on Smith.
Is Jofra Archer the most lethal bowler in world cricket today? He did this to three batsmen in this year's World Cup. I'm seriously praying for Steve Smith. Really concerned about him now. pic.twitter.com/0Zeh9C0092 — Rifat Jawaid (@RifatJawaid) August 17, 2019
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1. ↑ espncricinfo.com