IPL 2023: The 16th season of the world’s largest cricket league IPL is going to start from 31 March 2023. For this, all the teams have started their respective preparations. Even before the start of IPL, Mumbai Indians, the most successful team of the tournament, had suffered a major setback. In fact, according to the reports, the team’s star bowler Jasprit Bumrah will not play this year. At the same time, in the midst of this sad news, a great news has also come out for the fans. According to the report of Cricbuzz, England fast bowler Joffra Archer is going to be available for the entire season for Mumbai Indians.
Relief news for Mumbai Indians
Let us tell that after the exit of Jasprit Bumrah, the Mumbai Indians team was in trouble because he used to take care of the bowling of the team, in such a situation, the return of Archer is like Sanjeevani Booti for him. Archer is a formidable bowler and has 141 wickets in all formats and IPL. Mumbai bought Archer in the IPL Mega Auction 2022 for Rs 8 crore. Mumbai knew that Archer would not be able to play in the 15th season due to injury but the franchise invested keeping an eye on the future. Archer, who was suffering from injury for a long time, made a comeback this year through the South Africa T20 League.
ECB will do workload management
Joffra Archer may be available throughout the tournament but his work will be managed by the England Cricket Board. An ECB source told Cricbuzz that “he should be able to play a key role in the IPL and as usual his workload will be managed by his franchise and the ECB.”