January 26, 2022


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Jofra Archer to miss first part of IPL 2021 ; ECB confirmed

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Jofra Archer of England leaves the field after being struck on the hand during the 3rd Royal London One Day International Series match between England and Australia at Emirates Old Trafford on September 16, 2020 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)


England cricket board recently announced their squad for ODI series against India. Along with Joe Root, Jofra Archer is also missing the upcoming ODI series between India & England.

Jofra Archer is struggling from elbow injury that’s why he’s not included in England’s ODI squad. He’s returning to home and will miss upcoming IPL 2021 first few weeks. This huge blow for his IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals.

Rajasthan Royals have bought Chris Morris in 16.5 cr in IPL auction. Rajasthan Royals also bought Mustafizur Rahman in IPL auction. CricActivity understands that, RR already knew this condition about Jofra Archer fitness that’s why they bought some death ball experts in IPL auction.

Rajasthan Royals bought Chris Morris

Chris Morris is Highest ever buy in IPL auction. This is something that gives relief for Rajasthan Royals camps. In the absence of Jofra Archer, Chris Morris will be an huge & brilliant buy for RR, expect any injury concern.

Jofra Archer played only two tests out of four tests in India v England test series 2021. He played first & third test of the series. Before fourth test of the series is struggling from elbow injury.

Jofra Archer also attends five match T20I Series between India & England without taking a single match break. Beacuse of this some niggle is observed by ECB. That’s why ECB not included Archer is their ODI squad.

Jofra Archer sent back to his home by England cricket board for his elbow recovery after T20I series. This year have T20 world cup that’s why ECB is not taking any risk about Archer’s fittness. Archer might be miss whole IPL season but at this point of time ECB have announced that Archer is only missing first half of IPL 2021.