Jofra Chioke Archer is a Barbadian born English cricketer who plays for Sussex County Cricket Club. In April 2019, Archer was selected to play for the England cricket team in limited overs fixtures against Ireland and Pakistan.
The spectator responsible for racially abusing fast bowler Jofra Archer during England's last year tour to New Zealand has been banned from attending international and domestic fixtures in the country for two years.
England fast bowler Mark Wood believes that both Jofra Archer and Chris Woakes are ahead of him when it comes to team selection for the upcoming third Test against South Africa.
England have decided to do away with playing football to warm-up before a training session after they lost opener Rory Burns to it for the remainder of the ongoing four-match Test series against South Africa.
South Africa took the upper hand on Day 3 of their first Test against England, who were, however, buoyed by a resilient 77 from Rory Burns as they ended the day on 121/1, needing 255 runs to win.
25 England captain Joe Root said that he is confident of the team being able to do well in South Africa despite the number of absences cropping up before the start of the series. The first Test starts on Thursday at the Centurion and England are missing many of their biggest stars due to illness.
Among the ongoing efforts to track the person who hurled racial abuse at England's Jofra Archer, two spectators have claimed that it was an English man who was behind the incident rather than a Kiwi.
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) is likely to impose a life ban on the fan who racially abused England pacer Jofra Archer during the Test match between New Zealand and England, Chief Executive David White confirmed on Tuesday.
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has said that he will personally apologise to England pacer Jofra Archer after he became the victim of racial abuse during the fifth and final day of the first Test between both the countries.
New Zealand authorities are confident of identifying the man who racially abused England's Jofra Archer during the fifth day of the first Test between New Zealand and England.
England pacer Jofra Archer said that it was disturbing to hear racial comments by a man in the crowd during batting on day five of the first Test against New Zealand at Bay Oval here on Monday.