Rajasthan Royals suffer big blow before IPL, Jofra Archer out of tournament due to injury


The ECB tagged Jofra Archer and tweeted, “Get well soon.” The Rajasthan Royals also tweeted, “We are working with the ECB to help Jofra Archer recover as quickly as possible.” We still hope to see him in the Royals jersey this season.

The 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is going to start soon, the Rajasthan Royals have suffered a major setback. His star all-rounder Jofra Archer has been ruled out of the tournament due to injury. His injury is so serious that he will not be able to participate in the 2-Test series against Sri Lanka in March. The IPL is scheduled to be played from March 29 to May 24. Jofra Archer was injured in the first match of the 4 Test series against South Africa. His right elbow was injured.

A statement issued by the England and Wales Cricket Board on Thursday, 6 February 2020, said, “Jofra Archer has undergone a scan of the right elbow on Wednesday.” The scan itself confirmed the fracture. They will now undergo rehabilitation with the ECB medical team. ‘

Talking about Joffra’s performance in the World Cup, he was England’s most successful bowler in the tournament. He took 20 wickets in 11 matches of the World Cup. He also became the highest wicket-taker for England in any one World Cup. He has also played an important role in making England a world champion.

Rajasthan Royals bought Jofra Archer as an all-rounder in the 2018 auction for Rs 7 crore 20 lakh. Joffra participated in 10 matches of IPL 2018. In this he took a total of 15 wickets. He got a chance to bat in 3 matches only. He played 11 matches in IPL 2019. In this he took 11 wickets. He also took 3 wickets in a match.

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