Barbadian born English pacer Jofra Archer confirmed for IPL stint with Mumbai Indians

Barbadian  born English pacer Jofra  Archer  has  been  confirmed  for  the  entire  season  for  the  Mumbai  Indians in the upcoming  Indian  Premier League.

The  much  needed  impetus  for  the  Mumbai  Indians  come  as  there  is  news  that  they  face  the  prospect  of  missing  the  service  of  their  spearhead  bowler Jasprit  Bumrah.

Officials of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the IPL while  confirming  the  status  of  archer  says  the franchisee and the ECB will manage his workload.

Archer was part of the England one  day  international  squad against Bangladesh in Dhaka yesterday   when he finished with two for 37 in 10 overs.

The  England  team  is  in  Bangladesh for three  one  day  internationals   and  three  T/20  Internationals  which run to  March 14 and after that he could be traveling to India.

He is expected to be available for the five-time champions and lead their attack from their first game, against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on April 2.


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