Quinton De Kock surprises Jofra Archer in the first test match, as the South African batsman hits him for three sixes on three bouncers.
South Africa won the first test match against England in one of the most intense encounters between both sides. Meanwhile, Jofra Archer has struggled to continue his earlier form and continues to struggle.
Adding further to Archer’s predicament, South African batsman Quinton De Kock hit him for three sixes on his three bouncers. It was certainly a thing which Archer did not expect.
In the 39th over, Jofra Archer bowled a couple of bouncers to de Kock and the latter hit both the deliveries for sixes. The England star was then seen hurling fits of abuses at de Kock. In the 43rd over, the right-arm pacer bowled yet another shot ball and the result was the same.
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Despite it, Archer was able to take 6 wickets in both innings combined but he was far from being impressive in the game, even though his 5 wickets came in the second innings but he also conceded 102 runs in the process.
The English bowler was impressive in the Ashes, where he picked up a staggering 22 wickets with the help of two five-wicket hauls. but after that he has failed to replicate his performances against New Zealand and in the ongoing series against South Africa.
In the In two matches against New Zealand, he bowled 82 overs but managed to pick up just a couple of wickets. England lost the two-match series 1-0 after suffering an innings defeat in the first game.
In this game, South Africa beat England by 107 runs to take the lead in the four-match series. The visitors needed to complete a record chase of 376, resumed day four on 121-1 but were bowled out for 268.