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newscricket5 days ago

Debutant Archer’s duel against Smith was incredible theatre and drama, shares Jos Buttler

England wicket keeper Jos Buttler recalled Jofra Archer’s enthralling spell on debut at Lord’s where he took on an in-form Steve Smith and gave him a hard time in the middle with his gruesome pace. Buttler shares how worried the side was when Smith was hit near his head by an Archer bumper.
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featurecricket6 days ago

Boon or Bane | Evaluating what the long layoff means for every international team

If you’re someone who is hopeful of cricketing action restarting in mid-May, let me be the bearer of some bad news - there is no way we are getting any action at least until June. From a fan’s perspective, it is miserable indeed, but what does it really mean for the teams and their plans?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket11 days ago

Tried reviewing first-ball wide in WC final super over, reveals Jofra Archer

English Pacer Jofra Archer has revealed that he tried to review first-ball wide in World Cup final super over as he felt the umpire erred in the call. Archer, who had only made his international debut a month prior to the World Cup, bowled the Three Lions to their first ever World Cup title.
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newscricket15 days ago

Jofra Archer calls for action after being targeted online with racial abuse

England fast bowler Jofra Archer has posted an image of racist abuse he received on social media and called on authorities to deal with the issue properly. This is not the first time that the 24-year-old, who helped England win the 2019 World Cup, has been subjected to racial abuse.
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newscricket24 days ago

IPL 2020 | IPL will be test of character, admits Yashasvi Jaiswal

India’s teenage prodigy Yashasvi Jaiswal, who was snapped up by the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL auction for ₹2.4 crore, revealed that he was eager to get going in the IPL and described the tournament as a test of character. Jaiswal also believes that the tournament will be a learning curve for him.
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newscricket25 days ago

Reports | Jofra Archer unlikely to recover in time for IPL

Rajasthan Royals' Jofra Archer is reportedly unlikely to feature in this year's IPL as he continues his recovery from an elbow injury. Archer, who sustained a stress fracture on his elbow in January, said on Thursday that he was hopeful of recovering in time, which now looks highly unlikely.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Hopeful of recovering in time for IPL, states Jofra Archer

Jofra Archer, who recently sustained a stress fracture on his elbow, has revealed that he is still hopeful of recovering in time for the IPL. Initial reports suggested that the pacer will miss the entirety of the IPL, but it now looks highly likely that he might play a part in the tournament.
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newscricketa month ago

Jofra Archer extends deal with Sussex till 2022

Jofra Archer has signed a new two-year contract with Sussex, one that will effectively keep him in the club until the end of 2022. Archer, since making his first-class debut for Sussex in 2016, has not looked back and has established himself as one of the premier fast bowlers in the world.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Incautious India in danger of running Jasprit Bumrah to the ground

When de Grandhomme cut the final ball of Bumrah’s spell at Bay Oval right of backward point in the 47th over, it marked something significant. It was not that the scores were level nor was it that the Kiwis were going to inflict a whitewash; it meant that Bumrah had ended the series wicketless.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Jofra Archer's spells in Big Bash and IPL contributed to his injury, reveals Joe Root

According to Joe Root, Jofra Archer has not over bowled since making his international debut for England rather his spells in the Big Bash and India Premier Leagues have contributed to his injury. Root did concede the idea of managing the pacer's workload efficiently after his return from injury.
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