England have now recorded seven 300-plus total on the trot in ODIs including 311/8 against South Africa in World Cup opener followed by 334/9 against Pakistan in an unsuccessful run chase. They have become the first team in the world to do so.
Archer catapulted himself into the England squad on the eve of the World Cup and had only made three ODI appearances before ripping apart the South African batting in the tournament opener on Thursday.
After defeating South Africa by 104-runs in the first match of the ICC Cricket World Cup, England captain Eoin Morgan hailed the adaptability skills of his team after they had a sluggish start to their batting innings due to undesired pitch conditions.
England vs South Africa, World Cup 2019 Highlights: South Africa restricted England to 311 for eight in the World Cup opener at The Oval. In reply, South Africa could only manage 207 before being bowled out with more than 10 overs to spare.