IPL 2021: As the time gets closer to the restart of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, after it was suspended on May 4th due to several covid cases erupted in the franchises, the management will look to call for a replacement for their missing players.
Several overseas cricketers have thrown their signs to pull out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 phase 2 due to the packed international schedule and excessive bubble life.
Rajasthan Royals (RR) will be the worst hit by their overseas players in the second phase of the Vivo IPL 2021. Jofra Archer, who is their striker pacer, is likely to be unavailable for the tournament as he has not yet completely recovered from his elbow injury.
Moreover, the managing director of the England Men’s team earlier said that their players will not get any permission to take part in any other tournament.
In this article, we take a look at 3 possible replacements Rajasthan Royals (RR) can call if English pacer Jofra Archer makes him unavailable for the second half of the cash rich league.
IPL 2021: 3 Possible replacement Rajasthan Royals (RR) can call for Jofra Archer in IPL 2021 Phase 2:
3. Mitchell McClenaghan:
The veteran New Zealand muscular pacer Mitchell McClenaghan could fill up the void left by the unavailability of Jofra Archer in Rajasthan Royals (RR) in IPL 2021. The quick has a fine record during his stay at international fixtures.
He played for New Zealand in 29 T20Is and scalped 30 wickets with a decent economy of 7.79.
He has also been part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) featuring Mumbai Indians (MI). He possesses a brilliant record in the IPL.
He played five seasons for Mumbai Indians (MI) and clipped off 71 wickets in 56 appearances. Although he was quite expensive, his bowling style has kept MI amongst wickets.
Once again, he can take the ball and deliver for Rajasthan Royals (RR). In the absence of any senior pacer in RR, the kiwi quick can take up the role and also assist the young guns.