In a time when many players vie for a single spot in team, England don't hesitate to play two wicketkeeper-batsmen in Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow. It is Buttler's extraordinary batting skills that made his team afford an extra batsman with keeping gloves. In a short span of time, Somerset-born Buttler has become the most prominent T20 player in the history of England cricket. In 2014, he thrice scored then fastest ODI centuries by an England batsman. His thrilling knocks came against Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Pakistan at Lord's, Edgbaston and Dubai respectively. Buttler debuted in T20Is in August 2011, against India at Manchester, while his first ODI match came against England at Colombo in October 2018. He had to wait for his maiden Test, which he played against India at Southampton in July 2014.read more
Rajasthan Royals (RR) gave themselves a new lease of life on Monday with a convincing seven-wicket win over three-time winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK), a result that lifted them from the bottom of the points table.
Stuart Broad and Sam Curran removed India's openers, then James Anderson and Ben Stokes tore through the middle order with two wickets each.
Jos Buttler (95*) played another special knock for Rajasthan Royals to power his team to a thrilling win over Chennai Super Kings.