Rajasthan Royals’ opening batter Jos Buttler is going through a purple patch in the ongoing edition of the IPL. The attacking opener has braved through the challenges and scored runs when it really mattered the most like a hot knife through butter.
His presence has been a threat to the opposition teams. In fact, he is someone who can break the confidence of the teams straightaway. Currently, he is the leading run-getter in the season. He has featured in all six games for Rajasthan Royals.
Buttler has scored 375 runs at a spectacular batting average of 75. Besides that, he has hit two centuries this season. He is also the one and only batter to hit 2 centuries this season. Buttler scored his first century against Mumbai Indians.
Jos Buttler takes an all-run boundary against Kolkata Knight Riders
The England international continued his rich vein of form by scoring another century in the ongoing season. He accomplished the feat during the recently-concluded game against Kolkata Knight Riders at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.
During the game, Jos Buttler hogged the limelight when he took an all-run four. It wouldn’t have been possible without Devdutt Padikkal as both the openers displayed amazing fitness levels to take four crucial runs for the side.
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The incident happened during the last ball of the third over when Buttler drove Umesh Yadav’s delivery towards the off-side for a boundary. KKR fielders tried their best to save a certain boundary but their effort went in vain.
Jos Buttler and Devdutt Padikkal were pretty quick between the wickets as they completed four runs. The video clip featuring RR openers taking four runs by means of running has gone viral on social media.
RR posted 217/5 in 20 overs. Jos Buttler scored 103 off 61 deliveries with the help of 9 fours and 5 maximums. In reply, KKR were bowled out for 210 and lost the game by 7 runs. Chahal was named the player of the match for 5/40 in his four overs.