Last 12 months noticed Archer set up himself on the worldwide stage as he helped England win their first males’s 50-over world title, with Archer’s 20 wickets at 23.05 essentially the most taken by any member of the champions’ squad.
The 25-year-old, who solely made his worldwide debut in 2019, was additionally given the daunting duty of bowling the Super Over within the ultimate at Lord’s.
Archer, nevertheless, held his nerve brilliantly as England edged out New Zealand in an exciting end selected boundary countback after the groups’ scores have been degree after each regulation play and cricket’s reply to ‘further time’.
But the Barbados-born fast, requested on Saturday about the place his medal was now, informed BBC Radio: “I had it hanging off a portrait somebody did for me and despatched to me, I had my medal hanging on that.
“I moved flat and the image is on the brand new wall however there isn’t any medal. I turned the home the wrong way up for a couple of week however I nonetheless have not managed to search out it. I do know it needs to be in the home so I’ll maintain eyes out for it however I’ve gone mad in search of it already.”
Archer, who returned to the United Kingdom from Barbados final month, mentioned the actual fact all main cricket worldwide, together with the beginning of the English season, was suspended due to the pandemic at the least gave him time to proceed trying to find the medal.
“There’s nothing else to do in isolation. It’s all fingers on deck.”
Although Archer might have appeared the ‘go-to’ possibility for England captain Eoin Morgan when it got here to choosing a bowler for the Super Over, the paceman himself was reluctant to press his personal claims given he’d not lengthy been within the aspect.
Archer, requested when he knew he’d been chosen for the Super Over, replied: “Pretty late. I wasn’t certain till I needed to go down there and heat up.
“That doesn’t suggest I did not need it, I simply did not assume I used to be ready to volunteer. I used to be simply coming into the workforce, I’d performed the least quantity of video games within the squad. I did not assume it was my time to volunteer.
“It was the one Super Over of the entire event, I by no means truly considered it or deliberate for the state of affairs, it simply occurred.”
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