Archer may play solely two of the 4 away Tests in opposition to India and missed the IPL
England pacer Jofra Archer, who lately returned to motion after missing the now-suspended IPL, has been ruled out of the Test series in opposition to New Zealand as his elbow injury has resurfaced.
The 26-year-old performed a recreation for his County facet Sussex in opposition to Kent however needed to be pulled out of the sport after bowling simply 5 overs.
Before this match, the quick bowler had additionally featured in a recreation in opposition to Surrey final week in a second XI recreation, bowling 29.2 overs. “England and Sussex seamer Jofra Archer has been ruled out of the LV= Insurance Test Series against New Zealand starting next month,” an England and ales Cricket Board (ECB) assertion learn, “……He was suffering from pain in his right elbow when bowling and was unable to bowl in the final two days of the match.”
Archer had declared himself match for the Test series in opposition to New Zealand, beginning June 2 in London, however the ache in his elbow scuttled his and ECB’s plan.
The cricket board is now pondering the appropriate remedy for Archer.
“The England and Sussex medical teams will now seek guidance, and Archer will see a medical consultant later this week to determine the next course of action on the management of his elbow,” the assertion added.
Archer could play only two of the 4 away Tests in opposition to India.
He skipped IPL to relaxation his elbow and later underneath went a surgical procedure on his proper hand to take away glass underneath his pores and skin after slicing his hand whereas cleansing a fish tank at residence earlier than the India tour.
The England squad for the New Zealand series will likely be named on Tuesday.