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'It should be addressed properly' - Jofra Archer condemns racist abuse
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'It should be addressed properly' - Jofra Archer condemns racist abuse

Jofra Archer has emphasized on the need to tackle racism more effectively after posting on his Instagram account about racist messages he had received.

The 24-year-old speedster has been subjected to racist abuse in the past, most notably in England's second Test against New Zealand last year.

The perpetrator was subsequently banned from attending any international or domestic match in New Zealand for at least two years.

Archer, who vaulted into the limelight for his bowling heroics in England's World Cup-winning campaign, said there needed to be restrictions imposed on people that indulge in racist rhetoric.

"I will never understand how people feel so freely to say these things to another human being," he said.

"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."

He is currently recovering from an elbow stress fracture that kept him out of the limited-overs fixtures during the South Africa tour.

The Barbados-born cricketer is touted as England's pace bowling spearhead across formats in the future as he continues to readily progress in his skillset.