15 Facts about Jos Buttler

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15 Facts about Jos Buttler:

Disappointing ODI debut:

After consistent good performance, Butler made it to the ODI team. In the fourth ODI against Pakistan at the Dubai International Stadium on February 21, 2012, Buttler came out to bat for the first time in ODIs and had huge expectations on his shoulders, but it was not to be. Buttler was dismissed by Saeed Ajmal for a duck but England won the match by four wickets.

Justin Langer was replaced by:

Butler made his first-class debut against Lancashire at Taunton in 2009 when Justin Langer suffered an injury at the wrong time and had to be replaced.

Awards at Young Age:

Buttler was awarded the Young Wisden Schools Cricketer of the Year in 2010 and made his T20I debut against India in August 2011.

Mind boggling?

Buttler has four ODI centuries to his name, which came against Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa respectively. All these centuries were scored at tremendous strike rates, but interestingly, the slowest of these came off 73 balls against South Africa. This statue will leave one of the sixes and sevens and is a testament to Buttler’s ability.

A record to be proud of:

Buttler is the record holder of England’s three fastest ODI centuries ever. He achieved this feat against New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. His century against New Zealand was completed in 66 balls, while against Sri Lanka it was completed in just 61 balls. Buttler achieved the milestone in 46 balls against Pakistan and registered his name in the history of cricket.

Impressive Test Debut:

Buttler made his debut for the Whites in July 2014 against India in the third Test of the Pataudi Trophy in Southampton. He made his first Test appearance by scoring 85 runs in the first innings. Buttler came to bat when England’s score was 420 runs for the loss of five wickets. They just needed a few quick runs to trouble the Indian team. Buttler fired with full force and scored 85 runs off just 83 balls, which included nine fours and three sixes. His innings helped England score 569 runs and reach a strong position. He also took wickets in Test behind the stumps

Record:

In late 2015, Buttler performed strongly in the fourth ODI against Pakistan at the Dubai International Stadium and created history with his aggressive approach. Buttler scored a century in 46 balls, which is also the fastest ODI century for England. His innings was an excellent display of heroic batting and he hit 10 fours and eight sixes. When Jason Roy was out after scoring 102 runs, Butler came to bat at number four.

Salary:

According to the England and Wales Cricket Board’s central contract, Butler’s annual salary is reported to be around £350,000. Buttler was part of the Mumbai Indians that won the IPL title in 2017. He played some very good innings and was not available for the final due to national duties. However, his celebrations after England’s win became an instant hit!.

Awards and Accolades:

Buttler was awarded the NBC Dennis Compton Award in 2010 and 2011 and the Young Wisden Schools Cricketer of the Year in 2010. He also has eight Man of the Match and one Man of the Series awards in ODIs. He has three Man of the Match awards in T20Is.

Eyes on Test comeback:

Buttler’s mere run column saw him dropped from the Test team and now he is working hard to regain his place in the Whites team. He played the Test series in India in 2016–17 as a batsman but did not contribute substantially.

Inspiration:

Every star or emerging talent has an inspiration during his playing days, and Buttler’s inspirations were Adam Gilchrist and Jonty Rhodes. In an interview with kookaburra.biz, Buttler was quoted as saying, “Adam Glechrist was an obvious guy as a wicketkeeper/batsman and as a kid I also loved Jonty Rhodes. I like the way he applies himself on the field and the way he plays.

Postman:

If cricket had not been his career, Butler would have definitely chosen a career as a postman and would have liked to play golf in the evenings. In an interview with kookaburra.biz, Butler said, “I would like to be a postman. I could send letters in the morning and then play golf in the afternoon!

Love for Indian food:

People all over the world love Indian food and have huge fans of it. Butler is a big fan of Asian food and while living in India, he loves to eat unique curries. He also has a special inclination towards chocolate.

Favorite batsman:

When Buttler was asked about his favorite batsman, he named South Africa’s AB de Villiers as his favorite batsman. According to him, De Villiers is the most complete batsman he has ever played across all formats.

Eyes on Test comeback:

Buttler’s mere run column saw him dropped from the Test team and now he is working hard to regain his place in the Whites team. He played the Test series in India in 2016–17 as a batsman but did not contribute substantially.

Conclusion:

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