Jofra Archer breaks Wasim Akram's 30-year-old with magnificent six-fer vs South Africa

Sports Tak Staff
February 22023

Top 5 bowling figures in ODIs by a touring bowler against Proteas on South African soil 

5 | Former Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis took 5/25 in Durban in 1993

4 | England pacer James Anderson took 5/23 including 3 maidens in 2009

3 | India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took 5/22 in Centurion in 2018

2 | Former Pakistan left-arm pacer Wasim Akram took 5/16 in just 6.1 overs in 1993

1 | England's Jofra Archer took 6/40 in his comeback ODI series to break several records

Archer is only 3rd bowler to take a six-fer in ODIs against SA after West Indies’ Sunil Narine and Sri Lanka's Akila Dananjaya

Jofra Archer became only fifth England bowler to take a six-fer in ODIs. His 6/40 is third-best bowling figures by England pacer in the format 

Earlier, the best bowling figures in ODIs by an England pacer belonged to Stuart Broad who took 5/23 in 2008

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