sport news Sharne Warne praises Jofra Archer's 'fear factor' in the IPL

Sharne Warne praises Jofra Archer's 'fear factor' in the IPL after England fast bowler took his tally to 12 wickets in this year's competition Archer has the second best haul of 12 wickets in the competition this year He boasts the best economy-rate of any seamer to have bowled at 10 overs  Rajasthan Royals have been boosted by the return to action of Ben Stokes 

By Lawrence Booth for MailOnline

Published: 16:57 BST, 15 October 2020 | Updated: 17:25 BST, 15 October 2020


Shane Warne has hailed Jofra Archer’s ‘fear factor’ in the IPL, with the England bowler’s competition haul of 12 wickets second only to Delhi Capitals’ South African quick Kagiso Rabada.

Archer, one of four England players at Rajasthan Royals along with Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes and Tom Curran, added three more to his tally during Thursday’s 13-run defeat by the Capitals in Dubai.

That result left the Royals seventh in the eight-team league table, ahead of Kings XI Punjab, but trailing Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings on net run-rate only.

Jofra Archer’s haul of 12 wickets is second only to Delhi Capitals paceman Kagiso Rabada

But, armed with the new ball, Archer has been outstanding – and his economy-rate of 6.56 is the best of any seamer in the tournament to have bowled at least 10 overs.

‘I’ve been very

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