Wellington — England players will rally around an “emotional” Jofra Archer after the paceman was racially abused by a spectator in New Zealand, England director of cricket Ashley Giles said on Tuesday, as local officials scoured CCTV footage to identify the culprit.

“It’s a shame that sort of thing is still in society,” Giles told reporters after Archer was subjected to racist comments after being dismissed late on day five of the opening Test in Mount Maunganui...

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