Jofra Archer (born April 01 1995) is a Barbadian-born British Cricketer and Social Media Personality from Bridgetown, Barbados. He is famous for playing for the national team. He also plays for Sussex County Cricket Club (English domestic cricket).
Jofra initially gained huge media attention after it was announced that he got selected for the England cricket team. In fact, the player was picked in limited-overs fixtures against Ireland and Pakistan. His real full birth name is Jofra Chioke Archer.
Recently, Archer made his debut in the test match against Australia in August 2019 during the 2019 Ashes series. He gained fame after taking his first wicket and clean bowled Cameron Bancroft (Australia’s opener).
On the first day of the third Test, Archer amazed his fans after he took his first five-wickets. The day was finished with the scoreboard of 6 for 45. Later, Australia completed the first innings with 179 runs.
Early Career, Profile & Net worth
Archer started his career in the domestic cricket by playing for Sussex during Pakistan’s tour of England on July 08, 2016. Later, on July 24, 2016, he made his List A debut and performed against Gloucestershire in the 2016 Royal London One-Day Cup.
Furthermore, the cricketer rose to prominence after Rajasthan Royals (cricket team) bought him in January 2018 for £800,000. On August 02, 2018, Jofra took a hat-trick during the 2018 T20 Blast match against Middlesex.
As of his international career, the player made his ODI debut against Ireland on 3 May 2019 for England. Then, the talented bowler played his first Twenty20 international match against Pakistan on 5 May 2019.
Earlier, he was not selected to play in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. But Andrew Flintoff (former cricketer) dropped one of the players in order to make a place for him. Jofra named in the final fifteen-man squad for the national team.
Eventually, England came out as the winner of the tournament and bagged the world cup title. In 2019, the calculated Net worth of Jofra Archer is $1.5 million US Dollars.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Full Birth Name||Jofra Chioke Archer.|
|Profession||Cricketer (Batsman & Bowler).|
|Famous For||Barbadian-born English Cricketer.|
|Age (As of 2019)||24 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1 April 1995.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Social Media Stats||Instagram: @jofraarcher (188+ K followers).
Twitter: @jofraarcher (194+ K followers).
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Aries.|
|Ethnicity||Half English and half Barbadian.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 0".
Centimeters: 182 cm.
Meters: 1.82 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 80 Kg.
Pounds: 176 lbs.
|Biceps Size||14 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||42-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||14.|
|Tattoos details?||on his chest.
|Batting Style||Right-handed Batsman.|
|Bowling Style||Right-Arm Fast.|
|International Debut||ODI (One Day International): Against Ireland on May 03, 2019.
Test: Against Australia in August 2019.
T20 Cricket: Against Pakistan on May 05, 2019.
|Coach Name||Not Known.|
|Role in the Team||All Rounder.|
|Jersey No.||#22 for England Cricket Team.|
|Parents||Father: Frank Archer.
Mother: Joelle Waithe.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not Known.|
|School||1. Christ Church Foundation School.
2. Hilda Skeene Primary School.
|Alma Mater||Dulwich College.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celeb||Sportsman: Michael Holding.|
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Love to do||Playing Cricket & Music.|
|Favorite Dishes||Chicken, Fries & Pizza.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$1.5 million US Dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Earnings & Monthly Income||$50K - $55K USD.|
|Home Details||House in England.|
|Email Address||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||NA.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Jofra Archer
- Wikipedia: Cricketer Jofra Archer was born on the 1st of April 1995 in Bridgetown, Barbados. Therefore, his age is 24 years old, as of 2019.
- The players’ mother “Joelle Waithe” is a Barbadian woman and his father “Frank Archer” is British.
- He completed his school education from Christ Church Foundation School and Hilda Skeene Primary School.
- In his school days, Jofra Chloke was also a rising athlete and competed in various long jump tournaments.
- In 2015, Archer moved to England and began to attend the college.
- Later, the cricketer graduated from Dulwich College.
- Initially, he was not allowed to play for the national team as he did not live in England until after his 18th birthday.
- Physique Stats: Cricketer Jofra Archer’s height is 6 feet 0 inch (182 cm tall).
- He also possesses a slim, muscular, and fit physique with an estimated body weight of 80 kilograms (176 centimeters tall).
- According to the England and Wales Cricket Board, Jofra required to finish a seven-year residency period.
- However, the association changed the rule from 7 years to 3 years.
- In 2014 before moving to the UK, the player used to play for West Indies Under-19s.
- During the world cup, Archer bowled the super over in the final against New Zealand after the match tied.
- The International Cricket Council (ICC) also dubbed him as the rising star of the squad.
- He bowls and bats from his right hand but Jofra writes from his left hand.
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- Recently, Chioke Archer gained criticism on the social media after his ball hit Steve Smith during the second Ashes test match.
- Moreover, Smith collapsed on the ground as the ball injured him on his neck. Jofra received hate as he didn’t check Steve and walked away.