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Jos Buttler

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

In 2010, Butler was named the Young Wisden School's Cricketer of the Year.

RUNS
1771
AVERAGE
34.06

Jos Buttler

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

In 2010, Butler was named the Young Wisden School's Cricketer of the Year.

RUNS
3843
AVERAGE
40.88

Jos Buttler

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

In 2010, Butler was named the Young Wisden School's Cricketer of the Year.

RUNS
1260
AVERAGE
26.81

Wicketkeeper

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Does Not Bowl

AGE
28
HEIGHT
180CM
BORN

Taunton

COUNTRY

England

England

Bio

Talented with the bat and behind the stumps, Jos Buttler is one of England’s most exciting talents.

Buttler came to the attention of selectors after impressive performances for Somerset and made his one-day international debut for England in 2012. His next chance in the ODI side came almost one year later and 2013 proved a bountiful year for the batsman, who scored two fifties and helped England finish runners-up in the Champions Trophy.

Buttler’s notched his first ODI hundred in May 2014, smashing 121 off 74 balls and his Test debut followed against India after Matt Prior stood down due to injury. He made an instant impact scoring 85 from 83 balls and excelled with the gloves to help England to a 266-run win.

Now playing with Lancashire in country cricket, Buttler’s main strengths with the bat are his aggression and inventiveness. After making his name in the Big Bash League, he is now a contracted player with the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL and widely regarded as one of England’s best short-form cricketers.

After an interrupted beginning to his Test career, Buttler now appears to have solidified his position as England’s first-choice keeper in all formats. He scored his first Test century just three weeks shy of his 28th birthday in August 2018.

MATCHES
33
DEBUT
2014
CAP NO
665
BEST BATTING
106
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1771
INNINGS
58
NOT OUTS
6
AVERAGE
34.06
100s
1
50s
14
MATCHES
142
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
226
BEST BATTING
150
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
3843
INNINGS
117
NOT OUTS
23
AVERAGE
40.88
100s
9
50s
20
MATCHES
66
DEBUT
2011
CAP NO
54
BEST BATTING
73
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1260
INNINGS
58
NOT OUTS
11
AVERAGE
26.81
100s
0
50s
7

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