Born on the 8th of September 1990 in Taunton, Somerset, England, Joseph Charles Buttler has been one of the most bankable options for English cricket ever since he made his debut for England. The 33-year-old has contributed decently as a wicketkeeper-batsman as well as a skipper for the English side. The right-hander has the ability to take apart the opposition’s bowling attack with his attacking style combined with his ability to build his innings from one end. He has scored 2907 runs in 57 tests so far registering 2 centuries and 18 half centuries while he has scored 4823 runs in 169 ODIs registering 11 centuries and 23 half centuries.
In 109 T20Is, Buttler has scored 1 century and 20 half centuries scoring 2766 runs. As a wicketkeeper, Buttler has looked calm and collected with his neat and clever glovework. He has registered 154 dismissals in tests, 246 dismissals in ODIs &71 dismissals in T20Is. As a skipper, Buttler has showcased that he is a clever on-field administrator when it comes to setting the field during powerplay and working alongside his bowlers to stop the run flow of the batting team. His bowling changes and shuffling of the batting order have worked well in the shorter formats. Buttler has also emphasized making unorthodox bowling changes when it comes to electing to bowl with a part-timer. Jos Buttler has played franchise cricket for some of the biggest franchises like Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League and also for Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals in the IPL (Indian Premier League).
Jos Buttler Captaincy Record In Tests
Jos Buttler hasn’t led the England team so far in his career.
Jos Buttler Captaincy Record In ODIs
The wicket-keeper batsman has done reasonably well as captain in the limited-overs format. The 33-year-old has led the three lions in 23 ODIs winning 11, losing 11, and 1 ending in a draw. His winning percentage in ODIs as skipper is 47.82%. Buttler has coordinated well with his bowlers when it came to field placements at the boundary and his plans to operate spin from one end and pace from the other. He utilizes his pacers cleverly who could bowl well with the old ball.
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Jos Buttler Captaincy Record In T20Is
Buttler has done an impressive job as a T20 skipper. Under his captaincy, England won the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia in 2022. The way he used his resources was praised by ex-cricketers and expert pundits during challenging situations and playing conditions. Out of the 20 T20Is as skipper, Buttler won 14, lost 11, and 2 ended in a draw. His winning percentage as captain in the shorter format is 51.85%.
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