England quick bowler Jofra Archer has been ruled out of the three-match Twenty20 series towards South Africa beginning subsequent month with an elbow harm, the England and Wales Cricket Board introduced on Wednesday. Sussex fast Archer headed again to Britain on Tuesday in a bid to regain full health after a sore proper elbow noticed him miss the ultimate three Tests of England’s 3-1 series win over the Proteas..
“Archer returned to UK on Tuesday evening and will focus his time on getting fit after sustaining soreness to his right elbow, which forced him out of the last three Tests against the Proteas,” ECB stated in an announcement.
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The harm has raised doubts over the 24-year-outdated World Cup winner’s availability for England’s Test tour of Sri Lanka in March.
Archer performed only one Test in South Africa, along with his 5-wicket haul at Centurion unable to forestall a Proteas win by 107 runs within the series opener earlier than England bounced again.
He will probably be changed for the T20s by Lancashire paceman Saqib Mahmood, who was already a member of a separate squad for the upcoming one-day worldwide series.
England had lengthy deliberate to relaxation Archer, along with fellow World Cup winners Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes and Mark Wood, from the three-match ODI series in South Africa beginning at Cape Town on February 4.
The Newlands match is ready to be England’s first ODI since they beat New Zealand in an exhilarating Super Over remaining at Lord’s final 12 months to clinch a maiden males’s World Cup title.