England speedster Jofra Archer His goal is to return for the 50+ World Cup in India next year. But the 27-year-old, who has dealt with multiple injuries, admits he’s still not 100%, even though he’s resumed his activities.
Archer has not played in a cricket match since July 2021 and has not represented his country since March 2021. The right-handed pacer made an encouraging comeback in his three-day practice match for the England Lions against his England Test team.
Speaking to Sky Sports, Archer expressed hope that he would get the chance to defend his 50-over crown with England in 2023.
“I’m very happy to be back and it’s been a big year. I just won the T20 and I’m getting close to 50 overs so I hope I get a chance to help me defend my title. That’s my goal. I still don’t think I’m 100%. I still need to do some more work to get my body back in shape and ready to fire. That’s it.
Pacemaker was England’s best wicket taker as England won their first 50 overs title at home. He picked up his 20 scalps in his 11 games at his 23.05. It was also the third highest tally in the tournament.
“It’s like playing with them” – Jofra Archer
Archer also expressed joy about reuniting with his teammates and feels he’s on the right track.
“It’s heartwarming to be back here in Abu Dhabi and to be in and around everyone. It makes me feel at home again. Seeing familiar faces, all the boys again. Runout, especially the boys It’s like playing with them, and I think it was good enough for the first runout.”
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