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Twitterati Are Hailing Jofra Archer For Predicting His Own Injury Many Years Ago

Jofra Archer

England fast bowler Jofra Archer has wonderfully made his space in the cricketing world in the short span of his career. Ever since he debuted last year, Jofra has played some really crucial games for his side, including the famous Super Over in the final of World Cup 2019 that made his team the winners of the tournament.

Recently, Jofra was ruled out of the upcoming season of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 owing to a stress fracture on his right elbow. He has also been rested for the ongoing 3-match ODI series vs South Africa, and wasn’t picked for the T20 series which will be played from February 12.


Giving an update about his injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board released a statement which read:

Archer underwent further scans on his injured right elbow yesterday in the UK which confirmed a low-grade stress fracture,” 

The statement further read:

He will now commence an injury rehabilitation program with the ECB medical team with a view to be ready for the international summer campaign starting in June against the West Indies in a three-match Test series.”

Meanwhile, Jofra Archer has been making news because of a series of tweets that he had posted in 2014-15. While fans are wishing for his speedy recovery, his old tweets have resurfaced on social media and have left everyone in shock. His Tweets perfectly reflects the situation he is in right now.

May 15 2014, Archer had tweeted: “I pray this ain’t a stress fracture”.

Here, check out the Tweet:

But unfortunately, his recent injury did turn out to be a stress fracture. In June, Jofra again Tweeted something related to the elbow. He Tweeted:

Here’s another one:

Well, this isn’t the first time that Jofra’s old Tweets have gone viral because of their connection with what was happening at the moment, both on and off the field. There have been many incidents when his Tweets have gone viral because they connect with the situation so perfectly.

One such incident happened last year, when Indian test opener Prithvi Shaw was banned by BCCI for doping charges, an old Tweet of Jofra went viral which read: “Unlucky Shaw”

Here, check out the Tweet:

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