ICC World Cup 2019: Watch – Jofra Archer’s Delivery Goes 54 Meters After Hitting Stumps

ICC World Cup 2019: Watch – Jofra Archer’s Delivery Goes 54 Meters After Hitting Stumps

England’s rookie gun fast bowler Jofra Archer can work up some serious pace. Archer was able to find the gulf between the bat and pad of Bangladesh’s opener Soumya Sarkar to hit the top of the off-stump. The fast bowler’s speed was so much that the ball carried all the way to the boundary after hitting the stumps. In fact, in the replays shown, the ball covered a distance of 54 metres.

Archer has been right on the money with his bullets and he was bowled with sheer pace. In fact, the fastest ball of the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 is bowled by Jofra Archer as he has touched 153 km/h.

ICC World Cup 2019: Watch – Jofra Archer’s Delivery Goes 54 Meters After Hitting Stumps
Jofra Archer (Credits: Getty)

Jofra Archer is catapulting thunderbolts.

Meanwhile, England posted a gargantuan score of 386 runs – which is their highest total in World Cup history – after they were put into bat by Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza.

Subsequently, England openers Jonny Bairstow provided a fine start to their team as they added 128 runs for the opening wicket. Bairstow scored 51 runs before his leading edge was taken by Mehidy Hasan. However, Bangladesh didn’t receive any mercy as Jason Roy scored a fine knock of 153 runs.

The right-hander was able to hit the ground running as he took the Tigers bowlers’ to the cleaners. The right-hander played a blistering knock which included 14 fours and five sixes.

Jason Roy | Jofra Archer |
Jason Roy and Jofra Archer. Credit: Getty Images

Jos Buttler scored a fine knock of 64 runs off just 44 balls with the help of two fours and four sixes. Chris Woakes and Liam Plunkett added the finishing touches to England’s innings as they scored 18 and 27 runs respectively.

On the other hand, Shakib Al Hasan was the lone warrior for Bangladesh as he scored a fine knock 121 runs from 119 balls with the help of a dozen fours and one six. This is the Shakib Al Hasan’s first hundred at the World Cup stage.

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