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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

‘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.

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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