Archer to have elbow surgery

Afp, London

21 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

England paceman Jofra Archer will have elbow surgery on Friday in a bid to salvage his hopes of playing in the Ashes in December, cricket chiefs have announced.

"England and Sussex bowler Jofra Archer has been reviewed by a medical consultant in respect of his right elbow soreness," said a brief statement from the England and Wales Cricket Board.

"He will now proceed to surgery tomorrow. Further updates will be released in due course."