Jofra Archer ‘gone mad’ in isolation after losing World Cup medal

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While everyone is spending time in lockdown to do different things and works, England fast bowler, Jofra Archer has said that he has “gone mad” looking for his World Cup winner’s medal after losing the prized piece of silverware while moving house.

Barbados-born quick, asked Saturday about where his medal was now, told BBC Radio: “I had it hanging off a portrait someone did for me and sent to me, I had my medal hanging on that”.

“I moved flat and the picture is on the new wall but there’s no medal. I turned the house upside down for about a week but I still haven’t managed to find it, “.

“I know it should be in the house so I will keep eyes out for it but I’ve gone mad looking for it already.”

Archer, who returned to the United Kingdom from Barbados last month, said the fact all major cricket worldwide, including the start of the English season, was suspended because of the pandemic at least gave him time to continue searching for the medal.

Last year Archer establish himself on the World stage as he helped England win their first men’s 50-over global title, with Archer’s 20 wickets at 23.05 the most taken by any member of the champions’ squad.

The 25-year-old, who only made his international debut in 2019, was also given the daunting responsibility of bowling the Super Over in the final at Lord’s.

“It was the only Super Over of the whole tournament, I never actually thought about it or planned for the situation, it just happened.”

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