IND vs ENG: Jofra Archer has been ruled out of the second India Test.© BCCI
England fast bowler Jofra Archer will miss the second Test against India after getting an injection to his right elbow, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Thursday. “Jofra Archer will miss England Men’s second Test against India in Chennai starting on Saturday after having an injection in his right elbow.The injection follows discomfort the fast bowler experienced during the 227-run win in the first Test at the same venue,” ECB said in a release. Archer was part of the England XI for the first Test in Chennai where the hosts emerged triumphant by 227 runs.
However, ECB clarified that Archer’s issue is not related to any previous injury and hoped the pacer will recover in time to be available for the third Test in Ahmedabad.
The fast bowler had in injection to his right elbow after the first Test, the release stated.
The second Test is slated to begin on Saturday, February 13 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.
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