In Science and Space: Jofra Archer has his sights set firmly on next year’s 50-over World Cup after returning from injury.
Archer is poised to secure playing time, continue his hard work and reach his goal of representing England to defend their title as world champions in 2023.
Elbow problems and a stress fracture in his back have kept him sidelined since March last year, but he put in a solid performance in the first game on Wednesday and finished 9 as the Lions faced England in his two games. recorded his overs.
“Being in and around the boys here in Abu Dhabi is heartwarming. It’s like coming home and seeing familiar faces and boys again,” Archer said.
Archer had some big goals for next year, but he was just happy to be back on the field, even if it hurt afterward.
“I felt like I was hit by a bus this morning, but it feels good,” he added. “I was especially happy to spend time with the boys. “It’s like playing with them again.
“There are some restrictions…my coach and physical therapist said I was free to use my discretion as to how much I wanted to bowl. “I think I did enough for my first run.”