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England’s fast bowler Jofra Archer will miss the two-try series against New Zealand in June as long-standing right elbow injury flares; Archer’s elbow became sore during Sussex’s return game against Kent in Hove, his first first-team game since March 20

Last updated: 05/16/21 18:31 pm

Jofra Archer to miss England tests against New Zealand in June with elbow injury

England’s fast bowler Jofra Archer was left out of the two-test series against New Zealand in June due to a flare-up of a right elbow injury.

Archer made his first first-team game since March as Sussex faced Kent at Hove in the LV = Insurance County Championship this week, but was only able to play five overs in the visitors’ second round and did not play at all during the last two. days of the match.

The England and Wales Cricket Council said the 26-year-old – who took two wickets on 13 times in Kent’s opening innings on day one – was suffering from pain in his right elbow and he ” will now see a consulting physician later this week to determine. the next course of action. “

Archer will now take both tests against New Zealand, at Lord’s on June 2 and Edgbaston from June 10, with England due to nominate their team for this series on Tuesday.

The paceman, who also had hand surgery after an accident at home earlier this year, missed England’s ODI series in India in March and was also kicked out of the IPL ahead of his suspension due to of the coronavirus pandemic.

More soon…

Watch the first test between New Zealand and England live on Sky Sports Cricket starting at 10:30 am on Wednesday June 2nd.

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