Jofra Archer hits out on Instagram after England cricket star is racially abused on social media – The Sun

JOFRA ARCHER has blasted racist abuse on social media and posted offensive messages he received.

The pace ace, a linchpin of England winning the 2019 World Cup, used Instagram to reveal screenshots of sick comments from one person.

 England bowler Jofra Archer has hit back at racist abuse on social media


England bowler Jofra Archer has hit back at racist abuse on social mediaCredit: PA:Press Association


Archer, also racially abused at the end of the First Test in New Zealand last November. wrote: “I (have) given a lot of thought about reacting to this and I hope that no one else has to deal with stuff like this on a regular basis.

“It isn’t ever acceptable and should be addressed properly in my opinion.

“I will never understand how people feel so freely to say these things to another human being it baffles me.”

The 24-year-old was also racially insulted at the end of England’s loss in the First Test against New Zealand last November after his second-innings 30.

He received the hostile treatment as he walked back to the pavilion at the Bay Oval.

And he tweeted afterwards: “A bit disturbing hearing racial insults today while battling to help save my team.

“The crowd has been amazing this week except for that one guy. The Barmy Army was good as usual also.”

New Zealand Cricket announced in January a 28-year-old man, who admitted the offence, had been banned from attending international and domestic games in that country for two years.

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