Archer: "Test cricket is the most important format to me"



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Archer: "Test cricket is the most important format to me"

Jofra Archer has experienced a fracture to his right elbow again which will prevent him from playing the next matches of his team. Archer says Test cricket is what he gave the most focus to "I've said many times before that Test cricket is the most important format to me and nothing has changed in that respect," Archer wrote in his column for The Daily Mail as quoted by cricbuzz "It's frustrating to be sitting out an important series against India, as well as not being able to make the trip to Australia this winter - not to mention the Twenty20 World Cup in the UAE.

"If I do end up with another stress fracture, I may have a different view on things as regards to my future. But for the moment, I'm still only 26 and I think my best years as a Test cricketer are ahead of me."

Operation

Archer's injury took him off the field and he decided on an operation to solve his problem and revealed when he could return to the field. "The reason I had an operation in May was because I wanted to sort out the problem once and for all.

I don't want this thing hanging over me. I want to be out there again, taking wickets and helping win games for England," Archer wrote. "Having said that, I'm trying to be cautious about when I make my comeback, but I guess there's a chance I'll be ready in time for England's three-Test series against West Indies in the Caribbean in March.

But I can't make any promises, and I'll be seeing a specialist soon about the elbow." The conversation with Tim Bresnan had a big impact on him and after that, he started to look at the injury differently. Yet Archer is optimistic and believes things will go well "Tim Bresnan had a similar problem, and we spoke about the issue which made me a bit nervous, I must admit.

But I'm sure it will be fine in the long run, and I'm grateful that the injury doesn't stop me going about my daily business. It's not as if I'm limping around, or anything like that. "I tell myself that I'm not the first or last cricketer to be injured, and I understand that I have to do my time.

I'm crossing my fingers that I'll be fit and firing again early next year." He now has a recovery and hopes to return as soon as possible and achieve his goals