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Jofra Archer

England paceman Jofra Archer has finally found his missing World Cup winner's medal after going "mad" looking for it following a recent house move.

The Sussex bowler had been hunting high and low for his treasured possession for more than a week.

The 25-year-old yesterday published a photograph of the medal and an Ashes gong on a bed with the caption: "Randomly searching the guest bedroom and boom."

Archer had outlined his fears over his medal on Friday, saying: "I had it hanging off a portrait someone sent to me. I moved flat and the picture is on the new wall but there's no medal. I turned the house upside down."

Archer rose from relative obscurity to a household name, finishing as England's leading wicket-taker with 20 scalps at an average of 23.05 at last year's World Cup.

He was chosen to bowl the super over in the Lord's final against New Zealand, holding his nerve in the most dramatic of situations to help England to a remarkable triumph.

Belfast Telegraph