Jofra Archer

Jofra Archer is certainly becoming one of the best bowlers in white-ball cricket for England. The bowler has been bullied on Social Media for many reasons, but his posts have always amused his followers. Jofra Archer has posted a video of his footballing skill during the match between England and Australia.

The bowler has bowled a wicket maiden over and after that, he has shown this skill. The bowler has tagged the star forward of England National Football Team, Marcus Rashford to show his skills.

The Jofra Archer Story

England were 1-0 behind in the ODI series against Australia after clinching the T20 series with a margin of 2-1. The current World Champions, England were desperate to make a comeback in the one-day series from the second match. However, they did not get the desired start at the beginning of the season.

After coming to bat first, they lost the wickets of both openers in quick succession. Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow have not been able to give their side a solid start. Eoin Morgan and Joe Root tried to build up a partnership. However, the partnership also did not last long. Adam Zampa took the important wicket of Joe Root. After that, England was not able to build a single solid partnership. The wickets fell in a regular interval and England’s innings ended with 231 runs on board. Adam Zampa was the pick of the bowler for Australia. He took three wickets with conceding only 36 runs in 10 overs. Mitchell Starc also took two wickets; while Hazelwood, Cummins and Mitchell Marsh picked up one wicket each.

It was not a big total on the board and it was seeming that Australia would be able to chase the score quite easily. However, Australia also lost two quick wickets at the upfront. However, Finch and Labuschagne were building up a solid partnership. Chris Woakes took the wicket of Labuschagne and after that, it was a batting collapse for Australia. They scored 144 runs with the loss of two wickets. However, their innings ended with 207 runs. England won the match with a margin of 24 runs. Now, these two teams would play the decider on Thursday.

What Happens Next For England?

Jofra Archer, Chris Woakes and Sam Curran were the picks of the bowlers for England. All of them took three wickets each. Jofra Archer was adjudged the man of the match as he took three important wickets of David Warner, Marcus Stoinis and Mitchell Marsh. England’s captain Eoin Morgan was very much happy with the performance of his bowlers in this match.

Eoin Morgan was also pleased with the performance of his bowlers with the bat. They added some crucial runs for the side at the end and that gave England a platform to fight against Australia in the second innings. Jofra Archer claimed that the track was slow. So the bowlers needed to show discipline and they were able to perform as a bowling unit. He also praised his captain Eoin Morgan for giving the bowlers the freedom to bowl whatever they want.