June 28, 2022

Jofra Archer (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 14, 2020

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Short Biography

Jofra Archer was born on 01-04-1995 in Bridgetown, Barbados. He is a Barbadian-English Cricket Player.


Other Name: Jofra Chioke Archer

Jofra Archer Complete Bio & Career

Jofra Archer has rapidly become one of the most exciting young allrounders in English county cricket. Born in Barbados to an English father and Bajan mother, he is ambitious to follow his Sussex teammate Chris Jordan into the England side. It was Jordan who first alerted Sussex to Archer's talents after facing him in a net session in Barbados and his assessment that "the sky is the limit" has been borne out by batting and bowling spells of great promise.
 
It would be a seven-year qualification to play for England, not complete until 2022-23 which at the speed he is developing would deny international cricket of a gifted cricketer for around four years, frustration no doubt for West Indies cricket. He played for West Indies under 19s in 2013 but after suffering a serious back injury he slipped out of the Barbados system. Instead, he rallied while playing for Sussex's second XI and for Horsham in the Sussex Premier League. After a great 2017 county season, he was roped in by Hobart Hurricanes where he attracted a lot of eyeballs. He was noticed from there by most of the IPL franchise. He was eventually sold at a whopping 7.2 crores at the IPL auction 2018 to Rajasthan Royals. He had a great outing in his second BBL outing as well and has also qualified to play for England for the ICC World Cup 2019.
 
After having qualified to play for England, he was given a few opportunities before the world cup in which he didn't dissappoint and was thus included in the World Cup 2019 squad.

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Jofra Archer Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Frank Archer and Joelle Waithe

Jofra Archer posted a photo with his mother Joelle Waithe on his instagram

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 30
Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Bridgetown
Nationality English
Religion Christian
Address Sussex, England
School Hilda Skeene Primary School, Barbados
Christ Church Foundation School, Oistins, Barbados
College Dulwich Common, Dulwich, London
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling, Swimming
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut ODI - 3 May 2019 against Ireland
T20I - 5 May 2019 against Pakistan
Test - 14-08-2019 against Australia
Salary IPL - INR 7.2 Crores
Net Worth $ 3 Million
Official Website N/A
Batting Style Right-handed
Bowling Style Right-arm fast
Playing Role Bowler
Jersey Number #22

Collections

Car Collections Tata Tigor and Mercedes Benz

Favourites

Favorite Color Grey, Black
Favorite Brand Adidas
Favorite Player Chris Jordan , Joel Garner
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Ashley Tisdale
Favorite Actor Josh Peck , Vin Diesel
Favorite Movie Transformer, Fast & Furious Series
Favorite Singer Kanye West , Miley Cyrus , Adam Lambert
Favorite Place Carribean Islands
Favorite Dress Casual Wear
Favorite Food Sea Food
Favorite Book New Moon (Stephenie Meyer)

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Jofra Archer

  • Besides being a bowler who can clock 150s, he is also a very handy lower order batsman.
  • He played alongside his Hobart Hurricane teammate DArcy Short in IPL.
  • He represented Windies U-19 before playing for England.

Jofra Archer Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

27 years, 2months, 27 days old age Jofra Archer will turn 28 on 01 April, 2023. Only 9 months, 3 days, 10 hours,38 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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