Jofra Archer admits that he doesn’t want to be judged by the price tag he had put on at the IPL auction. He wants to be known as the player he is. The player based in Barbados said that the money he gained from the auction is justified as he was in demand. Mumbai Indians bought him for Rs 8 crores.
Jofra Archer’s statement
In a statement, Jofra Archer said that the payment completely depends on how you play. If you don’t play, you don’t get paid. He emphasized that he wants people to see him as a price like that behind him. The money that you earned because other teams are willing to pay for you.
He wants people to understand that if they don’t play, they won’t be compensated. Jofra Archer wants people to see him as a player rather than a price like that. You only got that money because you were sought by other teams Archer, 26, spoke up for the first time since being chosen at the auction.
Archer will only be available for the Mumbai Indians next season, and he expressed his delight at joining such a close-knit organization. It appears to be tightly woven.
Akash (Ambani, the franchise’s owner) called and they talked about Arsenal. Jofra Archer is not sure why he likes Arsenal. It’s a very tight-knit group.
Franchises that fought for Jofra Archer in the auction
Jofra Archer had to go on the IPL website to see the video of it, he remarked, recalling the turn of events at the auction. He was chased by three franchises – Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Mumbai Indians. Archer was preparing for a competition.
He believes the SRH and MI teams went after him. Jofra Archer knew exactly what had happened when he saw his phone. He became ecstatic. It’s a fantastic series. Mahela (MI coach Mahela Jayawardene) was also his first franchise coach. Polly (Kieron Pollard) also played against him in a few games.
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Jofra Archer’s take on IPL
When asked about the IPL as a whole, Archer stated that it is a good platform for him to bat sufficiently. It’s an opportunity to bat in the (IPL). It’s possible that you won’t get the chance to bat for your club or country. You might not get much in the game, but there’s always time to bat in the nets. At the nets, no one is chasing you. You can always return and bat once more. That improves my batting average for him, he stated.