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newscricketa day ago

Jofra Archer to resume training for first time post operation 

England fast bowler Jofra Archer will resume his training, shortly, after being cleared by his hand Consultant. Due to his injury concerns, the pacer was ruled out of the initial stages of the IPL and it isn't clear yet when he would return back to play for his franchise, Rajasthan Royals.
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newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2021 | We are certainly hoping that Archer would be available for some part of the IPL, admits Kumar Sangakkara

RR’s new director of cricket, Kumar Sangakkara has admitted that the franchise hopes to have Jofra Archer available for some part during the IPL season after he underwent surgery. Sangakkara also stressed that the franchise wouldn’t rush him back at any point to be part of the IPL season.
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featurecricket8 days ago

The Extensive IPL 2021 Preview | Rajasthan Royals edition ft. Four Horsemen, Six Pedestrians and Lord Tewatia

How can someone boast a team full of champions and yet be an underdog? How can a team play like title favourites one day and then sure-shot wooden-spoon candidates the next? How can a side be so smart yet so stupid?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket15 days ago

IPL 2021 | Was humbling to get such a high price tag, my breath was taken away, admits Chris Morris

Rajasthan Royals' latest recruit Chris Morris has admitted that it was a humbling experience to go for a hefty amount in the auction and it took his breath away for how surprising it was. The Protean also added that he has done everything to be as fit as possible and will be ready from the word go.
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newscricket15 days ago

Jofra Archer’s finger injury caused by bizarre fish-tank accident; IPL participation still in doubt

England’s Director of Cricket Ashley Giles revealed that Jofra Archer’s mystery injury was caused by a fish-tank mishap, and further added that a decision on the pacer’s IPL participation would be taken in a week. Archer recently underwent surgery on his hand for what was said to be a minor issue.
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newscricket18 days ago

Jofra Archer set to undergo surgery on his right hand

England fast bowler Jofra Archer, who was ruled out of the India ODI series due to elbow injury, is set to undergo a surgery on his right hand on Monday. Notably, the surgery is not for the injury that had ruled him out of the ongoing ODI series after being part of the T20I series.
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newscricket23 days ago

IND vs ENG | Moeen Ali didn’t play because of non spin-friendly conditions, reveals Chris Silverwood

England Head Coach Chris Silverwood asserted that the Three Lions benched off-spinner Moeen Ali due to the flat nature of the wickets and insisted that there is no need to read too much into his omission. Silverwood further revealed that Jofra Archer was keen to ‘put England first’.
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newscricket24 days ago

IND vs ENG | Joe Root rested for ODIs; Jofra Archer ruled out with injury

The ECB have named England’s squad for the three-match ODI series versus India and have rested Joe Root, who flew back home post the Test matches and will not be partaking in the IPL. England will also be without the services of Jofra Archer, who has been ruled out with an elbow injury.
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newscricket24 days ago

IND vs ENG | Injured Jofra Archer a doubt for ODI series, concedes Eoin Morgan

England skipper Eoin Morgan conceded on Saturday that Jofra Archer might not be available for the ODI series, and added that the pacer’s elbow injury has been getting ‘progressively worse’. While Archer played all five T20Is, the right-armer missed half the Test series owing to the elbow issue.
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featurecricket25 days ago

IND vs ENG | 5th T20I: Today I Learnt - India’s perplexing plans, Ro-hits man and the knuckle-out for England

When England won the toss, it seemed like it was going to be a tough task for India but with Rohit, Suryakumar, Virat and Hardik scoring runs for fun, they piled on a huge 224. England got off to a poor start, only to make that up with a great middle-over phase but in the end, it didn't even matter.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam