Known to all for his unique physique and dominating pace action in the field, Jofra Archer is a well-known cricketer representing England in International Cricket. Being capable of bowling at 140+ kmph makes him very vicious for the batsman facing him. The quality of being a quiet and decent batsman and an agile fielder makes him an all-rounder.
Born in April 1995 in Barbados, Jofra Chioke Archer got British Citizenship through his father. Since childhood, Jofra Archer was passionate about cricket and represented his school in LongJump and various sports.
Jofra Archer's dominating bowling action made him a right-arm fast bowler. Jofra Archer played for West Indies Under-19s in 2014 although he made his intentions clear to play for England, his residential period complete with the England Cricket Board(ECB) having a change in its rules.
Throughout his childhood, Jofra Archer was guided by his stepfather Patrick, and mother Joelle Waithe, who provided unwavering support for his career. Despite gaining citizenship through his father, Frank Archer, it was his stepfather who coached him in becoming a successful pace bowler.
Jofra Archer’s debut match was on July 2016 for Sussex during Pakistan's England Tour. Archer got his List A debut later that month in The Royal London One-Day Cup. During the 2017 BPL season, he gained immense fame playing for the Khulna Titans. He also played for the Karachi Kings in the PSL and took 2 wickets. Jofra's IPL debut with a good auction price in 2018 under the team Rajasthan Royals. Jofre taking 3 wickets made him the player of the match. Nobody forgets the hat trick in the final over of the game of the 2018 T20 Blast match. With his growing statistics, he became a member of the team Mumbai Indians in the 2022 IPL Auction.
Jofra Archer’s ODI debut against Ireland in 2019 got his name in England's squad playing against Pakistan. Archer made his T20 debut against Pakistan as well in the year 2019. His performance was very appreciated all over England. Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff said he would drop anyone from the England squad to include Archer. Archer then finally got his name in the final fifteen-man squad for the World Cup 2019. Archer was the rising star of the squad. He bowled the super over against New Zealand and England earned the trophy.
Ashes 2019, 6-45, Australia got dismissed for 179 runs, Archer made his first central contract with the England Cricket Board (ECB). Jofra Archer was one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2020.
His bowling average in
TEST ODI T20
31.05 21.47 24.67
Best bowling performance
TEST ODI T20
8/85 6/40 4/33
Best batting performance
TEST ODI T20
30 8 18
Jofra Archer's record of 10th Best career strike rate (27.21) in ODI and is known to be a death-over bowler specialist.
Jofra Archer is unquestionably praised for his amicable nature and his active involvement on he social media. Irrespective of enduring setbacks due to elbow and side strain injuries, his unwavering commitment to accomplishing great feats is remarkable. His run-up is seamless, and his ability to generate explosive pace and bounce distinguishes him from his peers. Despite his international career being brief, he has already cemented a spot on the list of the world's fastest bowlers. We hope to see more from this man shortly with more impeccable records to come.
What was Jofra Archer's maximum bowling speed?
Jofra bowled the fastest at 149.3 kph (93.3 mph).
What was Archer's T20 International shirt number?
His International T 20 shirt number is 22.
What is Jofra Archer's net worth?
Jofra Archer's net worth for Rajasthan Royal is 7.2 Crore Rupees.