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