“Archer for CPL”

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THE MOST talked about cricketer in recent weeks is offering his services to the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

Barbadian fast bowling all-rounder Jofra Archer, the subject of much discussion over several calls for him to be included in England’s squad for the upcoming World Cup, is among a record number of 536 players whose names are on a list for next week’s CPL draft in London.

It is the first time in the draft for the 24-year-old Archer, who has risen to prominence in recent years following outstanding performances for Sussex on the English county circuit and more recently in the Indian Premier League and Australia’s Big Bash.
(HG)

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