Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler: England wicketkeeper heading home from Ashes with finger injury

England’s Jos Buttler has been ruled out the fifth Ashes Test in Hobart because of a finger injury.Captain Joe Root confirmed the news after the tourists prevented a potential series whitewash by drawing the fourth match in Sydney.“Jos Buttler is going to be going home,” Root said at the post-match presentation.“It’s quite a bad injury, so it’s a really disappointing shame for him and for the team but it’s part and parcel of playing Test cricket, sometimes you’ve got to take these things.“And the way he stood up throughout the rest of the game having taken that and put in...
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World of cricket will miss Quinton in Test format, says Jos Buttler

Sydney [Australia], January 2 (ANI): England batter Jos Buttler expressed disappointment after South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock announced his retirement from Test cricket. De Kock on Thursday announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect. Cricket South Africa (CSA) said De Kock has cited his intentions to spend...

Jos Buttler: Team that deals with distractions best will win Ashes

Jos Buttler has said the team which best deals with the distractions around the Ashes will win the series as he arrived in England’s camp in Brisbane ahead of the opening Test.The wicketkeeper-batsman joined his team-mates on Tuesday following a period of quarantine on the Gold Coast after the T20 World Cup, with no play expected on day one of the side’s second planned warm-up match against England Lions due to consistent rain in Queensland.Buttler was direct when asked about the difficulties in preparation for both an Australia side recovering from the shock resignation of former skipper Tim Paine and...

T20 World Cup awards: Jos Buttler, Adam Zampa and David Warner all star

There was drama right to the last in the UAE, with Australia powering past neighbours New Zealand in Sunday's final in Dubai. Opening batter Warner, tricky leg-spinner Zampa and the likes of Josh Hazlewood came to the fore for Justin Langer's winning side, but there were plenty of bright spots, moments of brilliance and feats worthy of recognition across all the teams and throughout the whole competition.

Dawid Malan hails ‘absolute freak’ Jos Buttler as ‘inspiration’ to England team

Dawid Malan may be ranked second in the world Twenty20 batting rankings but even he is in awe when he watches England team-mate Jos Buttler in full flow.Malan’s 14-month stint atop the International Cricket Council standings in the format was ended as he was replaced by Pakistan captain Babar Azam on Wednesday, having averaged just 25.83 in 15 T20 matches this year.Whereas Malan has had a quiet start to the T20 World Cup, Buttler followed up an unbeaten 71 off 32 balls against Australia with 101 not out off 67 deliveries against Sri Lanka – remarkably his maiden T20 international...

Centurion Jos Buttler reveals run out gave him most satisfaction in England win

Jos Buttler revealed he took more satisfaction in an important run out in England’s T20 World Cup victory over Sri Lanka than he did in registering his maiden international century in the format.England were asked to defend a total for the first time in the tournament following three commanding wins chasing and were indebted to an incredible 101 not out in 67 balls from Buttler in a total of 163 for four at Sharjah.Sri Lanka stumbled to 76 for five in response, although England struggled amid heavy evening dew creating moisture on the pitch and the outfield, while they lost...

Jos Buttler at his best as England crush Australia in T20 World Cup

Jos Buttler was at his belligerent best as England took a massive stride towards the T20 World Cup semi-finals by making a real statement of intent with an eight-wicket thrashing of old rivals Australia Both sides came into this Super 12s contest having started their group campaigns with two wins but England claimed a hat-trick and now have one foot in the knockout stages after Buttler’s supreme 71 not out from just 32 balls.The opening batter’s display followed another outstanding collective effort with the ball and in the field, with Chris Jordan hitting top form with three for 17 as...

Jos Buttler at forefront of changing the white-ball game – Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan believes Jos Buttler is “changing the game” in limited-overs cricket after England made a real statement of intent at the T20 World Cup with an eight-wicket thrashing of Australia A virtuoso 71 not out from just 32 balls from Buttler included five fours and five sixes as England chased down 126 with 50 balls to spare to take a major stride towards the semi-finals after their third successive Super 12s win.Buttler was unfazed at coming up against a highly-regarded bowling line-up in Dubai as left-armer Mitchell Starc was twice swatted back over his head, as was leg-spinner Adam...