Former Australian captain Michael Clarke believes England are “cooked” after news that Jofra Archer would miss the entire 2021-22 Ashes series.
It was announced on Thursday night that Archer would be sidelined for the rest of this year with an elbow injury.
The England and Wales Cricket Board said in a statement that scans last week on the currently sidelined 26-year-old’s right elbow had revealed a recurrence of a stress fracture in his bowling arm.
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“In response to these findings, he has been ruled out for the rest of the year and will miss the current Test series against India, the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 and the Ashes series in Australia,” the ECB added.
News of Archer’s long absence was announced just days after England…