Jos Buttler smashed an unbeaten 106 off 60 balls as Rajasthan Royals (RR) defeated the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 Qualifier 2 on Friday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Chasing 158 for a place in the final, RR got home by seven wickets in 18.1 overs as Buttler hammered 10 fours and six sixes en route to his fourth ton of the season.
Rajasthan Royals’ wicket-keeper batter Jos Buttler has claimed that the franchise have the firepower to capture their first IPL title since 2008. RR won the inaugural edition under the late Shane Warne. However, they have failed to win any other title since.
England’s wicketkeeper-batter Jos Buttler feels the team can beat Australia the Gabba, where the hosts have a stupendous record, if they play to their absolute potential. Buttler pointed out that India recently defeated Australia in Brisbane and there is no reasons why the Englishmen cannot do the same. Australia tasted their first defeat at the Gabba since 1988 when a young and spirited Indian outfit led by Ajinkya Rahane stunned them at their fortress.
England's stand-in skipper Jos Buttler is confident that Jonny Bairstow can go on to become the country's leading century-maker in ODIs. Following his 124 in the second ODI against India, Bairstow now has 11 hundreds to his name. After his ton, he had told the media that he would like to break the record for most one-day hundreds by an English batsman. England’s Test captain Joe Root holds the record for most ODI tons by an Englishman. He is followed by limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan (13) and Marcus Trescothick (12).
In-form England batsman Jos Buttler will not feature in the third T20I against Australia after leaving the bio-secure bubble to be with his family. The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed same on Monday.
Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane after his team went down to Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday. Batting first, RR managed only 142, despite the openers Rahul Tripathi (27) and Jos Buttler (39) adding 63 in 4.5 overs.