Sahaj Nair ∙ Sep 10 2022, 9:40 AM

Jofra Archer on the path to recovery and joining the England team soon


England fans will be hoping to see Archer back in action as soon as possible

Jofra Archer has had multiple injury setbacks in the last couple of years. The tearaway pacer who plays county for Sussex, was slated to make a comeback following the rehabilitation of the injury he sustained to his elbow.

However that hope was cut short after he picked up a back injury. A day before his scheduled comeback in June, he picked up a stress fracture in his back. But now a report in the Daily Mail said on Saturday that the pace bowler is nearing a comeback and could resume gentle bowling adding that the ECB will not rush his comeback.

Archer is soon expected to be back in the England set up and is also said to be an important part of ECB's scheme of things. The 27-year-old tearaway is being “invited to a winter training camp" this month to begin his journey back into the Test side following multiple injury setbacks over the last year. 

England counting on Archer

It added, the ECB are not placing any target date on his return but Archer could travel with the side to Abu Dhabi “on a pre-Pakistan Test tour gathering in November, which will also include England Lions players heading for Sri Lanka in early 2023".

After the 2022 T20 World Cup, England will have a busy calendar and therefore will be requiring the speedster’s skills, especially at the 2023 World Cup.

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