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England pacer Jofra Archer bowled an unplayable in-swinger as he prepares to make a comeback to international cricket. Archer was playing for the Sussex XI in County Cricket’s second division, where the cricketer bowled a lethal delivery to dismiss the right-handed batter LBW. Archer has faced a challenging time with his recurring injuries, having a significant impact on his right elbow during England’s tour of South Africa in 2019-20.

Following that, he suffered several injuries, including a lower-back stress fracture, and went through several surgeries, dealing with a rough patch in his cricketing career. The bowler was also ruled out of the Indian Premier League due to the resurgence of his elbow injury. Not only this but he was also forced to miss the marquee ICC ODI World Cup 2023, held in India. The 28-year-old also decided to withdraw his name from the IPL 2024 auction as well. 

Jofra Archer bowls unplayable delivery in County Championship

Archer has been taking slow and steady steps to return to the international stage, and currently, he is participating in the County Cricket's 2nd division for Sussex XI. During one of the matches, Archer delivered a lethal inswinger, leaving the batter surprised as the ball hit the batsman’s pad, leading to LBW. County Championship’s official page shared the video and it went viral quickly. 

Notably, the cricketer played a key role in England’s maiden World Cup title. The Barbados-born player picked 20 wickets in 11 games with an average of 23.05. The player is set to return for the ICC Men's T20I World Cup 2024. 

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