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Grateful to Rajasthan Royals for taking a chance on me: Jofra Archer

Rajasthan Royals lived to fight another day in the Indian Premier League and they once again had Jofra Archer to thank for the win as the all-rounder made a superb 27 off 12 balls to help his team beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 3 wickets in a close match at ...
Thursday, April 25, 2019

IPL 2019: Jofra Archer hits the stumps with fast full toss, Prithvi Shaw survives as bails do not fall - Watch

Jofra Archer ran up and bowled a fast full bunger at Prithvi Shaw, who made room in order to scythe the ball over point. However, the young man could not connect and the ball kissed the bails on its way through to the wicket-keeper. A distraught Archer ...
Monday, April 22, 2019

IPL 2019: करोड़पति तूफानी गेंदबाज का दुश्‍मन बना ये लखटकिया 'आविष्‍कार'

राजस्‍थान रॉयल्‍स और दिल्‍ली कैपिटल्‍स के बीच मैच के दौरान एक बार फिर से एलईडी स्‍टंप्‍स को लेकर सवाल खड़े हो गए. एक बार फिर से स्‍टंप्‍स की अकड़ का शिकार जोफ्रा आर्चर बने जिन्‍हें विकेट नहीं मिल पाया. इस सीजन में राजस्‍थान रॉयल्‍स के साथ तीसरी बार ऐसा हुआ है जब गेंद लगने के बाद भी स्‍टंप्‍स नहीं गिरे. (Photo:IPL). 2/ 5. दिल्‍ली की पारी के 16वें ओवर की आखिरी गेंद पर पृथ्‍वी शॉ ने बल्‍ला चलाया लेकिन गेंद लेग स्‍टंप के ऊपर जाकर लगी. इसके बाद स्‍टंप्‍स में लगी एलईडी लाइट जली मगर न तो बेल्‍स गिरीं और न स्‍टंप उखड़े. यह देखकर गेंदबाज जोफ्रा आर्चर और बल्‍लेबाज पृथ्वी शॉ हैरान रह गए.<br />(Photo:IPL). 3/ 5.

The Cricket Pod: Why England should pick Jofra Archer for World Cup

This week on The Cricket Pod, co-hosts Paul Radley and Chitrabhanu Kadalayil discuss the glaring omissions from the some of the squads picked to play in the upcoming World Cup. How unlucky are Dinesh Chandimal, Mohammed Amir and Peter ...
Monday, April 22, 2019

Hurricanes say highly unlikely to see AB de Villiers in purple even if Jofra Archer absent

De Villiers' manager is reportedly shopping the superstar around BBL teams, but Cricket Tasmania chief executive Nick Cummins said it was highly improbable he would be seen in purple, especially as Hobart has two imports signed already in Archer and ...
Monday, April 22, 2019

Watch: Stubborn bails refuse to come off! Jofra Archer rues luck as Prithvi Shaw survives in RR vs DC game

Indian Premier League (IPL) season 12 has seen several incidents of the same and it happened again to RR bowler Jofra Archer. It also happened at a crucial time which could have changed the complexion of the match had the bails been dislodged.
Monday, April 22, 2019

IPL 2019: Jofra Archer hits the stumps with fast full toss, Prithvi Shaw survives as bails do not fall

Jofra Archer ran up and bowled a fast full bunger at Prithvi Shaw, who made room in order to scythe the ball over point. However, the young man could not connect and the ball kissed the bails on its way through to the wicket-keeper. A distraught Archer ...
Monday, April 22, 2019

Jofra Archer: England World Cup squad place would 'not be fair morally'

It would "not be fair morally" for England to pick the uncapped Jofra Archer in their World Cup squad, says fellow all-rounder Chris Woakes. Sussex's Archer, 24, has played only 14 one-day matches in his career but has impressed in Twenty20 cricket.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Jofra Archer can hit the target for England as World Cup beckons

Just don't ask me how”). The anticipation is that there will be one name announced by Smith which has never appeared on an international scorecard for England, Jofra Archer. He has only just qualified to play for England since settling here from Barbados.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Chris Woakes: Jofra Archer selection would be morally unfair

Jofra Archer may be an exciting prospect, but fast-tracking him into England's provisional World Cup squad on Wednesday would not “be fair morally”, said fellow paceman Chris Woakes. Barbados-born Archer -- described by England all-rounder Ben Stokes ...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Jofra Archer will not be in England's provisional World Cup squad but still in with a chance to earn a spot

Archer, 24, has become a hot property in the IPL and other T20 tournaments on the strength of his pace - well over 140 kph at best - which sets him apart from all the other England World Cup candidates except Mark Wood. Add in the varieties of slower ball ...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Ben Stokes Backs 'Gifted' Jofra Archer to Make England World Cup Squad

England's Ben Stokes believes fellow all-rounder Jofra Archer has a strong chance of being included in their World Cup squad, saying the "naturally gifted" player could improve any team in world cricket. Barbados-born Archer, who shone for Sussex last ...
Sunday, April 14, 2019

'Jofra Archer makes any team better' – Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler were all praise for Jofra Archer, their team-mate at Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League and potentially with England as well, adding that the youngster has a good chance of making it to England's ICC Men's Cricket ...

England all-rounder Ben Stokes hails IPL team-mate Jofra Archer as the 'most gifted' bowler he has seen

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has hailed his IPL team-mate Jofra Archer as the 'most naturally gifted' bowler he has seen. Barbados-born Archer continues to impress in Twenty20 franchise cricket, taking seven wickets in seven matches for Rajasthan ...
Sunday, April 14, 2019

IPL 2019: सुरेश रैना ने तोड़ दी 'लापरवाही' की सभी हदें, फिर मिली ये 'सजा'

क्रिकेट एक ऐसा खेल है जहां एक गलती बल्लेबाज की पारी को खत्म कर देती है, कुछ ऐसा ही हुआ चेन्नई सुपरकिंग्स के अनुभवी बल्लेबाज सुरेश रैना के साथ. बाएं हाथ का ये बल्लेबाज राजस्थान रॉयल्स के खिलाफ महज 4 रन बनाकर रन आउट हो गए. सुरेश रैना ने बेहद ही खराब रनिंग की जिसका उन्हें खामियाजा भुगतना पड़ा. दरअसल चेन्नई की पारी के दूसरे ही ओवर में जयदेव उनादकट गेंदबाजी कर रहे थे. उन्होंने पांचवीं गेद को फाइन लेग की ओर खेला और रैना बड़े आराम से नॉन स्ट्राइक एंड की ओर दौड़ने लगे. इसी बीच शॉर्ट फाइन लेग पर तैनात जोफ्रा आर्चर ने गजब का थ्रो फेंका और सुरेश रैना रन आउट हो गए. सुरेश रैना इसलिए ...
Thursday, April 11, 2019

IPL 2019: आर्चर बोले, मैंने गेंदबाजी के लिए इससे खराब परिस्थितियां नहीं देखीं

IPL 2019: आर्चर बोले, मैंने गेंदबाजी के लिए इससे खराब परिस्थितियां नहीं देखीं ... 4 ओवर में 17 रन देकर चेन्नै के दो विकेट लेने वाले आर्चर ने कहा, 'सच कहूं तो यह गेंदबाजी के लिए मेरे करियर की सबसे खराब परिस्थिति थी। यहां जितनी ओर थी उसमें ... आखिरी ओवरों में हालांकि बेन स्टोक्स और जोफ्रा आर्चर ने राजस्थान के लिए कुछ उम्मीदें जगाईं लेकिन यह काफी नहीं रहा और उनकी टीम को 8 रनों से हार का सामना करना पड़ा। आर्चर अपनी तेज यॉर्कर और फुल लेंथ गेंद फेंकने के लिए जाने जाते हैं लेकिन इस तेज गेंदबाज ने कहा कि इन हालात में यॉर्कर या फुल लेंथ गेंद फेंकना बहुत मुश्किल है। गेंद हाथ से ...