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Hometown: Bridgetown, Barbados
Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 24 Years

Jofra Archer

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/AutographSigned Jofra Archer Ball
NationalityBritish [1]espncricinfo.com
HometownBridgetown, Barbados
School• Hilda Skeene Primary School, Bridgetown, Barbados
• Christ Church Foundation School, Barbados
College/UniversityDulwich College, London
Educational QualificationsNot Known
ReligionChristianity
EthnicityEnglish: from his father's side
Barbadian/Bajan: from his mother's side
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesListening to Music, Travelling
Tattoo(s)He has tattoos on his chest
Jofra Archer Tattoo
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Frank Archer
Jofra Archer With His Father
Mother- Joelle Waithe
Jofra Archer With His Mother
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer(s)Chris Jordan, Curtly Ambrose, Michael Holding, Craig Kieswetter and Joel Garner
Favourite ActorJosh Peck
Favourite ActressAshley Tisdale
Favourite Film(s)Transformers, Madea, The Hangover, Robin Hood, Hush-The Movie, Fast & Furious
Favourite Singer(s)Mavado, Kanye Omari West, Lil Chuckee, Miley Cyrus, and Adam Lambert
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known

Jofra Archer

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 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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

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