England confirms Jofra Archer will undergo hand surgery to treat a cut he sustained while CLEANING at home
England confirms that Jofra Archer will undergo hand surgery on Monday to treat a cut he sustained while CLEANING at home in January prior to the tour of India … while the fast bowler also had an injection on his right elbow injury
- Jofra Archer cut off his right hand at home before heading off to the India series
- The speed bowler’s injury was handled by England’s medical staff in India
- He played in two of the Test games and all five T20s against Virat Kohli’s men
- He was also banned from the current ODI series due to a right elbow injury
Jofra Archer undergoes minor surgery on his bowling hand after medical check-ups on his return from India.
The English fast bowler was forced out of the one-day international streak that ends with a decider in Pune today due to a worsening elbow injury, but the ECB reported that he had also suffered a cut under his right middle finger while cleaning his house in January. ‘
The 25-year-old has since played two Tests and five Twenty20 internationals, but he wore a belt on his finger during practice in Ahmedabad on March 14 and there are concerns that a piece of glass may need to be removed.
Jofra Archer will undergo surgery on his right hand on Monday after a cut to his right hand while cleaning at home in January.
The problem was resolved during the tour of India and he played two of the four Test match series
Jofra sustained a cut on his hand while cleaning his house in January, shortly before flying to India to prepare for the Test series. The injury was managed by the ECB’s medical team during the tour and did not affect his availability, ” a statement said.
As reported by The Mail on Sunday two weeks ago, the plan was for Archer to rest after a second cortisone injection in his elbow – which he had on his return to the UK – with a view to a return with Rajasthan Royals during the latest stages of the Indian Premier League.
The two injuries could now put him in danger of honoring his £ 800,000 deal with the Royals. Players insure themselves against missing such tournaments due to injuries, which means Archer cannot get out of pocket.
Archer also featured in all T20s, but was excluded from the ODI series with an elbow injury
Meanwhile, Jos Buttler has said Ben Stokes’ fireworks in Friday’s second ODI against India has caused a ‘good headache’ for the selectors who are trying to settle for a top three for the T20 World Cup later this year.
Stokes hit a withering 99 in 52 balls from No3 while England chased 337 to level the run. And it raised the possibility that he will take the same role when England returns to India in the fall and aims to become the first team to hold the T20 and the one-day World Cups simultaneously.
All 10 of Stokes’ sixes came from the Indian spinners, Krunal Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav on Friday, encouraging the argument that he should be given as much time as possible to deal damage in the T20 format, rather than the fight like that. low as nr 5 or 6 to enter. .
When asked if Stokes could go into the T20 World Cup on the first drop, Buttler – the England captain while Eoin Morgan is recovering from a hand injury – replied, “Yes, absolutely. It was impressive to watch. Ben always wants to be involved in the game as much as possible. ‘
England’s last victory in the ODI series in India was in 1984. With so much at stake in today’s game, they can resist the chance to give Lancashire a first outing of the winter. leg spinner Matt Parkinson and settle for paceman Mark Wood’s recall.
No decision has yet been made whether Archer will appear in the IPL for Rajasthan Royals