Jofra Archer News
Jofra Archer has not played international cricket since March 2021 due to a long-standing elbow issue, which was followed by a stress fracture of the lower back.
Still early days, but Jofra Archer’s return to competitive cricket will trigger a sigh of relief in the Mumbai Indians camp.
Pace bowler Jofra Archer will miss the rest of the season due to a stress fracture of his back, England cricket chiefs announced on Thursday.
Winless so far in five matches, MI has been struggling to put together a winning combination after they spent Rs 15.25 crore to get Ishan and Rs 8 crore to buy Jofra Archer, who is still recovering from elbow surgery.
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Archer will sit out of the IPL this year as he continues his recovery from injury. But he's already excited by the prospect of joining the franchise in future.
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Mumbai Indians, looking as a long term investment, bought Archer for Rs 8 crore at the IPL mega auction in Bengaluru on Sunday.
With England's Liam Livingstone fetching Rs 11.5 crore from Punjab Kings, Jofra Archer was not the most expensive buy of the day but certainly a surprise one.
Former India pacer and MI's director of cricket operations, Zaheer Khan said the prospect of witnessing Bumrah and Archer bowling in tandem will be worth the wait
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IPL Auction 2022: Ishan Kishan, Liam Livingstone land mega deals as MI buy injured Jofra Archer with eye on future
The two-day IPL auction ended on Sunday with SRH and PBKS predictably making the hefty pay-outs with bigger purses in store while MI and DC now look formidable on batting front but slightly short in bowling arsenal.
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The Australian all-rounder cheekily called for Melbournians to show up and fill in for Sydney Sixers' injured and sick players in the Big Bash League final against Perth Scorchers.
Archer, 26, had the surgery on Saturday and he has now been ruled out by the England and Wales Cricket Board of the three-Test tour of his native West Indies in March
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Seamer David Willey said England players are soaking their hands in buckets of water during training sessions in order to replicate the feeling of using a ball saturated by evening dew, with four of their five Super 12 games taking place at night.
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"We've got players that will definitely 100 percent step up, rise to the occasion. They have more than enough skills," Roy said.
The 26-year-old was ruled out of the current Test series against India and the Ashes tour of Australia, as well as the T20 World Cup that falls between those campaigns - after suffering a stress fracture in his right elbow.
Wood had hurt his shoulder while fielding during the second Test at Lord's with India going on to win the game by 151 runs to take 1-0 lead in the five-match series.
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The Royals will also be without the service of star England pacer Jofra Archer, who has been ruled out for the rest of the year due to a recurrence of a stress fracture of his right elbow.
England, who are already missing a few key players due to a spate of injuries, lost the second Test by 151 runs on the fifth day at Lord's.
England is already missing Jofra Archer due to an injury, while all-rounder Ben Stokes has taken an indefinite break to focus on mental health.