Jofra Archer Ruled Out of Summer 2022 Due to Injury
Jofra Archer is not returning to cricket even after returning for a long year. Although he was ready to return to the field several times, he did not return. This time the pacer Jofra Archer has been sidelined for a whole summer season due to a new injury in 2022. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed that he has been dropped from the field.
Jofra Archer was to return to competitive cricket with this year’s T20 Blast. However, before returning to the field, he fell due to a stress fracture. Earlier, the pacer had been suffering from an elbow injury for a long time. The ECB said in a statement: “It has not been decided when he (Archer) will return to the field. A new plan will be devised for his injury management with the advice of experts in the future. ”
Jofra Archer, of Caribbean descent, was instrumental in England winning the 2019 ODI World Cup. The pacer has been battling injuries since winning the World Cup. He last played in the national team jersey in March 2021.
Since then, he has had to go to the surgeon’s knife three times. To remove the glass once inserted in the hand. The other two went under the knife due to an elbow injury.
The ECB has not yet confirmed whether he will have to go to the operating table due to the newly discovered stress fracture. However, the new managing director of the ECB, Rob Ki, is looking at his injury naturally.
“It simply came to our notice then. We need to find out why this is happening. We need to make sure it doesn’t happen again. However, stress fractures are common in fast bowlers. ”
Doubts have also been raised about whether Jofra Archer will be seen in white in the future due to his long-term injury. Earlier, the cricketer had expressed concern over his career in white.
Meanwhile, despite knowing that Archer will not be available in the team, the IPL team Mumbai Indians has included him in the team. Not a single match has been played in the 15th edition and there are fears about Archer’s 16th IPL match.