Jofra Archer injury update: England speedster shine on bat with return

Joffra is a piece of good news for Archer fans as the England fast bowler has returned to action after recovering from his finger injury. Earlier this year, Archer suffered an unfortunate injury by accidentally falling from a fish tank and later cutting his middle finger in the right hand. This wound forced the fast bowler to make a place in the ODI series against India as well. Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, Where he would have represented the Rajasthan Royals. Nevertheless, the tournament was postponed after several COVID-19 cases inside the bio-safe bubble. While Archer could not play a single game in IPL 2021, he made his comeback in the second XI of Sussex for 22 yards against the second XI of Sussex. IPL 2021 suspended due to increase in Kovid-19 cases within the bio-bubble.

Batting, Dasar scored 35 off 46 balls during his innings for Sussex. A video posted by ESPN Cricinfo showed that he recorded a four and a six during his knock. However, the right-arm fast bowler was not in his lethal performance during bowling. Archer was bowling at a much slower pace than usual, but he was still fast. Although he did not take any wickets, his bouncers caught the opposition batsmen off guard on several occasions.

Archer Bowling Again !!

With the busy season ahead, England team management will be happy with Archer’s return to the field. The speedster actually looks on track playing for England in the domestic summer which begins with a two-Test series against New Zealand.

Apart from this, Archer can also participate in the remaining part of IPL 2021 if he stays fit. With three wins out of seven, the Rajasthan Royals were fifth in the team standings at the time of the season suspension. Therefore, the 26-year-old RR will have the guts to land in the team standings when the competition begins.

(The above story first appeared on May 06, 2021 09:06 PM IST. For more news and updates about politics, the world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website ).


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