Joseph Charles Buttler

Player Bio

Born 8 September 1990 England
Age 29 Years, 00 Months, 13 Days
Batting Side Right Handed
Bowling Side -
Batting Rank 37
Teams England, England A, England XI, Lancashire, Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians, England Under-19, Somerset, Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Thunder, England Lions, Comilla Victorians

Batting & Fielding Performance

M
I
N/O
R
HS
100S
50S
4S
6S
AVG
S/R
CT
ST
Test
36
64
6
1969
106
1
15
234
21
33.94
57.84
73
0
ODI
142
117
23
3843
150
9
20
321
125
40.88
119.83
171
31
T20
66
58
11
1260
73
0
7
102
53
26.80
138.15
23
4
IPL
183
170
30
4448
95
0
32
387
186
31.77
146.31
112
23

Bowling Performance

I
O
M
R
W
Best
5W
AVG
E/R
S/R
Test
-
-
36
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
ODI
-
-
142
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
T20
-
-
66
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
IPL
-
-
183
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

A tall and well-built player, Joseph Buttler first grabbed headlines when, as a 19-year old, he had a terrific 2010 season with Somerset. His aggressive batting helped him score 440 runs in the 40-overs domestic tournament at a staggering average of 55.00. He was named the Young Wisden School Cricketer of the Year in the very same year.

A right-handed batsman, Buttler came across as a prolific run-scorer in the one-day arena, though his First-Class record did not inspire much confidence. Despite that, he was always seen as a potential and challenging entry in England's one-day side, right from the beginning. Buttler made his First-Class debut for Somerset in 2009 and scored a decent 30 against Lancashire. An able wicket-keeper, he is one of the cleanest hitters of the cricket ball. He was also an integral part of the England Under-19 team in the 2009-10 winter, his first appearance coming in a Twenty20 encounter against the Bangladeshi Under-19s. Buttler received a surprise call-up to England's T20I squad in 2011 to face India in their one-off Twenty20 International at Old Trafford, Manchester. A year later, he made his ODI debut against Pakistan in Dubai. He was in and out of the side initially but once given a proper run, Buttler came out with flying colours. He scored a 61-ball ODI hundred against Sri Lanka at home to showcase his skills. It was the fastest ODI hundred for an English player before he himself broke that record in 2015, scoring a 46-ball ton against Pakistan. He made his Test debut against India and stamped his authority with an 85. His form however dipped going into England's disastrous 2015 World Cup campaign. Things though changed since then. Buttler became an integral part of England's limited overs cricket. His quick scoring and innovative hitting won him a contract with Mumbai for the 2016 edition of the Indian T20 League. He didn't quite set the stage on fire but has had a few meaningful contributions. He has not nailed his spot yet in Test cricket but remains to be a key figure in the English cricket set-up.

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IPL 2019 POINTS TABLE

Team
P
W
D
L
P
14
9
0
5
18
14
9
0
5
18
14
9
0
5
18
14
6
0
8
12
14
6
0
8
12
14
6
0
8
12
14
5
1
8
11
14
5
1
8
11

Joseph Charles Buttler News

England winning World Cup was ‘written in the stars’, says Jos Buttler

"I did feel sorry for the New Zealanders but at the same time I was so happy that wasn't us. It was written in the stars. It was destiny for us as a team," said Jos Buttler.

Will Michael Vaughan keep his promise and buy Jos Buttler ‘wine for life’?

Michael Vaughan constantly tweeted during the final and even promised Jos Buttler free wine for life if England were declared champions.

Shot Story: Jos Buttler’s ramp can be traced back to hockey field

A former hockey player himself, Buttler was easily able to breakdown the striker's complex movements, especially changing the angle of the hockey stick at the last second.

ICC World Cup 2019: Jos Buttler is England’s dangerman, says Ricky Ponting

The two-time World Cup winning skipper said England's depth in the batting department makes the hosts a force to reckon with in the upcoming World Cup.

Watch: Jos Buttler pulls off a lucky Dhoni-esque run out to stun Sarfraz Ahmed

It seems like Jos Buttler learned a thing or two about unconventional wicketkeeping during his interaction with MS Dhoni in recently concluded IPL 2019