It is not sure if Jofra Archer will be available for IPL 2024. However, he could be desperate to play because, after IPL 2024, the T20 World Cup will happen. There can be no better preparation than the IPL. A few franchises would be interested in the English pacer. Here, we take a look at the list of three teams that could target Jofra Archer in IPL 2024 Auctions.
1) Royal Challengers Bangalore
There are few pacers who could succeed at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. Jofra Archer surely has the attributes to do well in the dangerous stadium for the bowlers.
Also, RCB is in desperate need of fast bowling options. They have released their entire attack. At the moment, only Mohammed Siraj is a confirmed starter in the bowling unit. Someone like Jofra can help the side in this regard.
2) Kolkata Knight Riders
KKR is one of the teams that could target Jofra Archer in IPL 2024 Auctions. Just like RCB, even KKR has released most of their pacers. The retained list included the likes of Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Shardul Thakur and Umesh Yadav. Hence, the team definitely needs some pacers.
Jofra Archer would be a good idea for KKR. The franchise needs pacers who have the skills to perform well across conditions. The player must also be able to lead the pace attack. In this context, Jofra Archer could be one of the targets for the franchise.
3) Gujarat Titans
Having released Alzarri Joseph, Gujarat Titans will look for a replacement. A fine hit-the-deck pacer, Alzarri’s like-to-like replacement could be someone like Jofra Archer.
After the departure of Hardik Pandya, GT will need more stars in the squad. This is to help the side do well and also attract more fans towards the team. Jofra Archer has a cult following and he will help the IPL 2022 winners in this regard.