IPL 2022: Jofra Archer might become available for IPL 2022, ECB to revisit its decision
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Jofra Archer might become available for IPL 2022, ECB to revisit its decision.

IPL 2022: England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is likely to revisit its decision to not allow paceman Jofra Archer from competing in the Tata IPL 2022. The cricket board decided to rethink and reevaluate the progress made by the pacer after he was roped in by the premier IPL franchise Mumbai Indians (MI).

Mumbai played a big gamble by opting to go behind Jofra Archer even though the pacer is already unavailable for the upcoming edition due to his elbow injury.

MI paid a handsome cheque of INR 8 Crores to get the services of Jofra Archer after fighting a bidding war against Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad during the recently held Tata IPL 2022 Auction.

According to the reports of a couple of UK news outlets, ECB may rethink the call of not allowing Archer to participate in the IPL 2022 as the recent scans of the pacer have given encouraging pictures.

ECB is reported to make the final call on the pacer’s availability next month. 

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Jofra Archer took the entire limelight in his very first season of the IPL, for Rajasthan Royals. He finished with 15 wickets and a pretty decent economy, given that he mostly bowled during the slog overs. 

Ever since his debut season, Archer has become a pivotal weapon for RR. He was distinctly used everywhere in the innings by the Rajasthan skipper for his excellent skills.

Besides his bowling prowess, Archer can also whack a couple of sixes at the late end of the innings. Though he has proved himself valuable with willow in hand, his batting abilities are always underestimated.

It will be interesting to see how Archer bowls in the upcoming IPL 2022 if he becomes available. He will bowl in tandem with Jasprit Bumrah which will be a daunting sight to watch for all the fans.

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