Archer: I was treated like criminal over rule-breach
Jofra Archer will return to full practice today after passing a second Covid-19 test and breaking his silence on his punishment for breaching England’s biosecure bubble.
Archer, who will add the option of extra pace as England contemplate their attack for the third Test against West Indies on Friday, implied that he had been treated like a criminal for returning home rather than travelling from Southampton to the team hotel between the first and second Tests.
The bowler also said that he had been racially abused on Instagram in the aftermath and had reported the comments to the England and Wales Cricket Board. He added