Today’s back pages: ‘six god’ Jofra Archer shoots down the Aussies

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 23 August

England’s Jofra Archer celebrates taking the wicket of Australia batsman Pat Cummins
England’s Jofra Archer celebrates taking the wicket of Australia batsman Pat Cummins
(Image credit: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Marvel Arch’

England fast bowler Jofra Archer took 6-45 as Australia were skittled out for 179 on the first day of the third Ashes Test at Headingley.

The 24-year-old, playing only his second Test, was the star of the show in a match that England must win if they are to take back the urn.

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The Daily Express reports that “Archer’s bullseye” puts England back on target while the quick bowler was a “six god” according to the Daily Mirror.

After shooting down the Aussies, Archer was hailed as “incredible” by visiting batsman David Warner, i Sport reports.

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