Jofra Archer is an England cricketer
Jofra Archer Bio/Wiki
|Name||Jofra Chioke Archer|
|Date of Birth||1-Apr-95|
|Birth Place||Bridgetown, Barbados|
|Home town||Bridgetown, Barbados|
|Mother Tongue||Not Known|
|Parents/ Father||Frank Archer|
|School||• Hilda Skeene Primary School, Bridgetown, Barbados|
• Christ Church Foundation School, Barbados
|College||Dulwich College, London|
|Contact number||Not Known|
|Hobbies||Listening to Music, Travelling|
|Debut||ODI- On 3 may 2019 against Ireland at Dublin|
Test- Did Not Play
T20- On 5 May 2019 against Pakistan at Cardiff
|Height||in centimeters- 182 cm|
in meters- 1.82 m
in feet inches- 6’
|Weight||in kilograms- 80 kg|
in pounds- 176 lbs
|Shoe size||8 (US)|
Jofra Archer Favorites
|Favorite food||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer||Mavado, Kanye Omari West, Lil Chuckee, |
Miley Cyrus, and Adam Lambert
|Favorite Actor||Josh Peck|
|Favorite Actress||Ashley Tisdale|
|Favorite Movie||Transformers, Madea, The Hangover, Robin Hood, Hush-The Movie, Fast & Furious|
Social Media Accounts
Jofra Archer Some Lesser-Known Facts
- Does Jofra Archer smoke?: Not Known
- Does Jofra Archer drink alcohol?: Yes
- 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 has also been a Long Jump athlete and showed his skills in the sport during his school days.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Although he bowls and bats with his right hand, he writes with his left hand.
- Apart from being a terrific bowler, Jofra is equally good at batting and fielding.
- In his spare time, Jofra loves to play 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.