Jofra Archer Discusses His Mental State During Elbow Injury Rehabilitation. England pacer Jofra Archer admitted that his recurring elbow injury left him in a “dark place” last summer as he prepares to return to competitive cricket.
England pacer Jofra Archer admitted that his recurring elbow injury left him in a “dark place” last summer as he prepares to return to competitive cricket. The 27-year-old, who last played for England in March 2021. Has miss several important matches due to fitness issues, including the T20 World Cup last year and the crucial Ashes. Archer, who has had multiple elbow surgeries, reveal that he was worried about losing his contract.
Jofra Archer During Elbow Injury Rehabilitation
“When you’re force to have surgery in a situation like this. You start to wonder if you’ll ever play cricket again, or even if you’ll play all formats. But the ECB assured me and gave me peace of mind that they wanted me to stay for a long time. ” Archer wrote in his Daily Mail column.
“When things weren’t going well, I was worried that I’d lose my contract, but now I’m optimistic about the future. Part of the reason for this is that they did not rush me back “He continued.
With Archer set to feature for Sussex in their first T20 Blast fixture against Glamorgan on May 26, the pacer added that he is now confident about his future.
“I’m in an unfamiliar place as I prepare for the start of the Vitality Blast this month – from a fitness standpoint, I can’t believe how good I feel,” he added.
“Am I confident things are where I would like them to be ahead of Sussex’s opening Twenty20 fixture against Glamorgan on May 26? Absolutely,” he added.