WATCH : Jofra Archer spotted playing in a Barbados league match


Jofra Archer showcased his prowess in a dazzling display for Wildey during the BCA T20 Cup Championship in Barbados. In the semifinal clash against Carlton on Saturday, May 4, the English speedster was in sublime form, delivering a fiery spell that yielded impressive figures of 3 for 16. A viral video circulating on social media captured Archer’s delivery smashing into the stumps with sheer ferocity.

The 29-year-old Archer unleashed a blistering delivery just outside the off-stump, leaving the batsman baffled by its pace and awkward bounce, resulting in a complete miss. Inspired by his performance, Wildey restricted their opponents to 157 runs, clinching victory by a margin of 34 runs.

Not content with just his bowling exploits, Archer also made a significant impact with the bat, smashing 54 runs off just 20 deliveries, including 4 fours and 5 sixes. His blitz ensured Wildey posted a formidable total of 191 for 6 wickets, before he once again excelled with the ball.

Despite battling injuries over the past three years, Archer’s exceptional skills have earned him a spot in England’s squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup scheduled for June in the United States of America and the West Indies.

“Jofra is a special talent, and his selection is a testament to his unique abilities. He possesses all the attributes desired in an international bowler, making him a rare find in cricket,” remarked England’s managing director of men’s cricket, Rob Key, emphasizing Archer’s selection.

Archer’s last appearance for England in international cricket dates back to the ODI series against Bangladesh in March 2023. With 18 wickets from 15 T20Is under his belt, including a memorable 4-wicket haul, Archer is poised to make a significant impact on the global stage once again.


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