IPL Auction 2023: "A Fit Jofra Archer And Jasprit Bumrah Change The Whole Dynamic For Mumbai" - Tom Moody

Updated - 24 Dec 2022, 12:30 PM

Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mumbai Indians (MI) supporters may realize their ambition of watching Jasprit Bumrah and Jofra Archer bowl in tandem in around three months. Although both pacers have experienced injury problems, they should recover in time for the IPL 2023 season.

Although seeing Bumrah and Archer hunt in a pack will be tantalizing, there will inevitably be times when the elite team will want assistance. Because of this, the Mumbai think tank most likely acquired Jason Behrendorff through trade.

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Jasprit Bumrah-Jofra Archer
Jasprit Bumrah-Jofra Archer. Image: Wikipedia

Jofra Archer, who will share the new ball and death overs with Jasprit Bumrah when he regains full fitness in the upcoming months, will be a tremendous boost to the team. Since Archer and Bumrah working together makes the opposing batters’ lives a living nightmare, it might be viewed as a masterstroke.

Jofra Archer
Jofra Archer (Image Credit: Twitter)

In the IPL, Archer has an excellent record. Since his 2018 IPL debut, he has participated in 35 games, winning 46 wickets at an average of 21.32 and an economy rate of 7.13.

“Jofra Archer and Jasprit Bumrah are a really exceptional combination”: Tom Moody

Jasprit Bumrah has been a crucial component for the Mumbai Indians since he was signed as a youngster in 2013. However, given his recent injury, which caused him to miss India’s participation in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022, there were some questions about his participation in the IPL 2023. The good news is that Bumrah has been healing well and is expected to return to action in early 2023.

Jofra Archer
Jofra Archer. Image-AFP via Getty Images

“There is no doubt that they had a horrible auction last year, but I believe they did exceptionally well this year, and we are assuming Archer is fully fit, and I believe if he is fully fit, he and Bumrah Change the whole dynamic for Mumbai. He and Bumrah are a really exceptional combination, and in home conditions, they can bowl anywhere,” Tom Moody remarked on espncricinfo.

On Friday, December 23, eight players were purchased by the Mumbai-based team at the IPL 2023 auction in Kochi. Prior to the auction, they had a total of 20.55 crore available, of which the majority was spent on hiring Cameron Green for 17.5 crores.

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