Jofra Archer may learn next week whether he’ll feature in this year’s Indian Premier League while the Rajasthan Royals are reassuring England that they’ll take no risks with the paceman’s fitness.
Archer, who has an Stg 800,000 ($A1.4 million) contract with the franchise, has already been ruled out of the initial stages of the tournament after undergoing surgery to remove glass from his finger last month.
That freak injury – sustained when dropping a fish tank in the bath – came alongside a longer-standing elbow complaint.
The combination of both saw him pulled out of the firing line with an eye on a packed international schedule.
Yet as the IPL’s reigning MVP, Archer is crucial to the Royals’ plans and they are keen to get him back.
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