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Category: Jos Buttler

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Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler give England hope as top order falters once again

• Third Test, day one: England 231-4 v West Indies• Fifth-wicket stand of 124 owes much to lucky reprieveIt has been an ugly struggle for English batsmen on this tour but finally a couple of them have popped their heads above the parapet. Ben Stokes, b…

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Jos Buttler a disciple of patience as England pursue series whitewash

• Buttler: ‘I’ve really enjoyed playing Test cricket again’ • Vice-captain offers helpful advice to officials over no-ballsJos Buttler, who now speaks with the authority of an England vice-captain, was never going to take anything for granted at the cl…

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England thrive on being favourites, says Jos Buttler ahead of Sri Lanka ODI series – video

Jos Buttler says England are relishing being favourites going into their one-day series against Sri Lanka.Eoin Morgan’s side overtook India to seize the top spot in the ICC rankings in May – just seven months before England and Wales host the Cricket W…

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England to reward Jos Buttler and Sam Curran with central contracts

• Duo played key roles in England’s series win against India• Test deal for Adil Rashid more uncertain after sparing useJos Buttler and Sam Curran are in line to receive Test central contacts from England at the end of the month after proving instrumen…

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Jimmy Anderson facing dissent fine after missing out on prized wicket

• England bowler takes out frustration on umpire Dharmasena• Anderson yet to claim scalp of Kohli during the seriesJimmy Anderson is awaiting official confirmation of a fine for a frustrated show of dissent towards the umpire Kumar Dharmasena on the se…

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Jos Buttler’s transformation to genuine Test player is now complete | Barney Ronay

If the selectors were taking a gamble back in May they have been vindicated by the resultsWelcome, once again, to the summer of Jos. At five minutes past two, with the skies still bruised and grey, Jos Buttler produced one of those extraordinary shots,…

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Joe Root defends changes to England side before fourth Test – video

Jos Buttler will keep wicket for England in the fourth Test against India, with the hosts looking to bounce back from a frustrating defeat in the third Test at Trent BridgeJonny Bairstow had stated his intent to continue keeping despite fracturing a fi…

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Jos Buttler to keep wicket as Moeen and Curran return for England against India

Jonny Bairstow to play as a specialist batsman at Ageas BowlMoeen Ali in for Ollie Pope; Sam Curran replaces Chris WoakesJos Buttler will keep wicket for England in the fourth Specsavers Test against India, the England and Wales Cricket Board has annou…

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Joe Root to polish T20 skills in Big Bash stint for Sydney Thunder

• Root to squeeze in T20 between England’s winter tours• Test captain feared being left behind in T20 formatJoe Root has secured the Twenty20 experience he has long been craving. He and Jos Buttler are to play for Sydney Thunder in Australia’s Big Bash…

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‘I never thought this would happen,’ says Jos Buttler after maiden Test ton

• Batsman proud after century at Trent Bridge• ‘A few months ago it was a million miles away’Jos Buttler spoke of his pride at scoring a maiden Test hundred and admitted there were times during his lengthy period out of the team when he thought the day…

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Jos Buttler finally makes the point that talent will eventually tell | Ali Martin

It has taken 38 innings for Buttler to record his maiden Test century and it was his application, not just his ball-striking, that stood outIt was not have been enough to earn him the nickname of St Jude – the patron saint of lost causes – but in secur…

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England set for defeat against India despite Buttler’s brilliant rearguard century

• India 329 & 352-7dec; England 161 & 311-9• Buttler makes 106 but hosts heading to Trent Bridge defeatThe margin of defeat will surely be massive but we do not yet know the exact numbers. A bizarre day’s cricket finished with England on 311 fo…

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Jonny Bairstow faces missing final two India Tests with finger injury

• Wicketkeeper fractures top of middle finger on left hand• ‘It’s not displaced and that is a big thing,’ says BairstowInjury was added to insult for England on a demoralising third day of the third Test against India in Nottingham when Jonny Bairstow …

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Bairstow’s damaged digit may help England solve several problems | Ali Martin

Jos Buttler was soon back behind the stumps after a three-year absence, a scenario many have long felt should be the caseThey flooded into Trent Bridge on Monday, in what was a credit to the marketing folk at Nottinghamshire. But what transpired for th…

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Jos Buttler’s star continues to rise with promotion to Test vice-captaincy

• England opt to replace Jimmy Anderson for India series• Joe Root hoping to tap into ODI success in longer formatAt the start of the summer Jos Buttler was plying his trade in the Indian Premier League and one of England’s most gifted batsmen appeared…

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Jos Buttler believes IPL experience will help him in Tests against India

• “I feel like I have learned a hell of a lot”• Buttler says Adil Rashid is bowing as well as he has seenWith all the arguments about the recall of Adil Rashid, Jos Buttler’s presence in the Test team slips under the radar. After two satisfactory match…

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Jos Buttler: matchwinner with the courage and ability not to become ordinary | Rob Smyth

From the very beginning of his ODI career Jos Buttler looked the part, and he has now developed into England’s perfect all-weather batsmanMany batsmen look the part as soon as they step into international cricket. Not many do so while barely scoring a …

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Trevor Bayliss hails Jos Buttler’s cool innings as way forward for England

• Coach says escape act displayed kind of grit his team needs• ‘He showed the rest of them a blueprint of how to go about it’Trevor Bayliss wants England to learn from Jos Buttler’s icy display of escapology at Old Trafford, describing the unbeaten cen…

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England’s Jos Buttler expects ‘hard-nosed’ ODI contests with Australia

• Batsman knows Australia coach Justin Langer from Somerset• Buttler: ‘We go into the series very confident and excited’Despite changes in Australian cricket following the ball-tampering affair, Jos Buttler expects Justin Langer’s team to be as hard-no…

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Jos Buttler is quick to find his feet on Test voyage of rediscovery

England one-day specialist is a thinker about the game and even at the age of 27 there is plenty of time remaining for him to have a decent Test careerA cricketer’s life is a short one and so evolution is consequently rapid. A fresh-faced bright young …