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Official: Jofra Archer to Miss Start of IPL 2021, Joe Root to Miss ODI Series. See England Squad

England and Wales Cricket Board announced 14-man squad for the three-match One-Day International series against India in Pune, confirming that Jofra Archer has been left out.

Official: Jofra Archer to Miss Start of IPL 2021, Joe Root to Miss ODI Series. See England Squad

England and Wales Cricket Board announced  14-man squad for the three-match One-Day International series against India in Pune, confirming that Jofra Archer has been left out. In addition, Joe Root too will be missing the series due to their rotation policy.

The board confirmed that Archer will also miss the start of IPL 2021.

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“Jofra Archer is returning to the UK for further management and investigation of his right elbow injury,” ECB statement said.

“Archer’s elbow issue has deteriorated over the course of the Twenty20 International series and made it increasingly challenging for him to maintain performance levels. He has been deemed unfit for selection for the ODI series that features matches on 23, 26 and 28 March.

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“The ECB medical team will assess the player and, together with Jofra, develop a treatment plan and a return-to-play schedule in due course. As a consequence, Jofra will miss the start of this year’s Indian Premier League.”

Archer was England’s most successful bowler in the T20 series, picking up seven wickets. His absence will be a huge blow for Rajasthan Royals.

In addition to the squad, Jake Ball, Chris Jordan and Dawid Malan will travel as cover. All these players have been in India for the Twenty20 International series in Ahmedabad.

India won the five-match T20I series 3-2. The hosts had also won the four-Test series 3-1.

England’s squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Livingstone, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy , Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood.