Former England cricketer and knowledgeable Kevin Pietersen has opined that the categorical pacer Jofra Archer, may not play the longest format ever following one other damage blow to the pacer. The appropriate-arm pacer on Might 19 (Thursday) was dominated out of the 2022 English summer season after struggling a stress fracture on his decrease again.
Archer was planning to make his comeback within the cricket enviornment after recovering from a long-term elbow damage and play for his County facet Sussex within the T20 Blast from subsequent week. It have to be famous that the categorical pacer has not performed for his nation England since March 2021.
The speedster was additionally planning to play some warm-up video games earlier than Sussex’s opening encounter in opposition to Glamorgan, however now he has been dominated out. Archer was additionally bought by the five-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in the course of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega public sale at an enormous sum of INR 8 crore, regardless of not being out there for the present version as a consequence of his elbow damage.
It’s horrible information for poor Jofra Archer: Kevin Pietersen
“It’s horrible information for poor Jofra Archer that he’ll miss the entire summer season. He’s proven moments of brilliance for England and different groups and it’s only a horrible blow for him. It’s tough to think about him recovering from this to play long-form cricket once more, that’s the horrible actuality. Hopefully, he can nonetheless carve out a top-level white-ball profession,” stated Pietersen on Betway Insider.
“His stress fracture to the again follows a sample of those accidents being sustained by England bowlers. I do assume that the variety of sports activities scientists can complicate issues far an excessive amount of. After I was enjoying, quick bowlers used to bowl quite a lot of overs within the nets and bought bowling match,” the previous England cricketer added.
Speaking about Archer’s numbers in Take a look at cricket, the right-arm pacer has performed 13 matches and has scalped a complete of 42 wickets. Archer additionally has three five-wicket hauls to his title.