Renowned as a force to be reckoned with in world cricket, Jos Buttler stands tall as an unstoppable force in the realm of white-ball formats. With his exceptional form and unparalleled skills, he has taken the cricketing world by storm.
In this article, we delve into the remarkable journey of Jos Buttler, highlighting three of his finest innings in The Hundred – a testament to his prowess and dynamism on the pitch.
Buttler’s Dominance in Numbers
Jos Buttler’s impact is undeniable, evident from his remarkable statistics. His remarkable performance in One Day Internationals (ODIs) has seen him amass 4,747 runs in 168 matches, boasting an average of 35.00 and a striking strike rate of 122.73.
In the Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is), Buttler has continued to shine, accumulating 2,458 runs in 118 matches, boasting an impressive average of 34.74 and a stellar strike rate of 148.21.
Jos Buttler’s mastery extends to franchise cricket, where he has notched numerous achievements. He secured victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL) twice, lifting the trophy with Rajasthan Royals in 2022 and Mumbai Indians in 2013.
In 2022, he was rightfully hailed as the IPL’s Most Valuable Player (MVP). However, Buttler’s domination knows no bounds, as showcased by his remarkable performances in The Hundred.
Here are some of Jos Buttler’s amazing knocks in the Hundred.
62 vs London Spirit – 2023
On August 5th, Jos Buttler’s brilliance was on full display at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, during a clash against London Spirit. Stepping up after an early wicket loss, Buttler’s extraordinary innings saw him score 62 runs in just 36 balls, astonishingly achieving a strike rate of 172.22. His innings included three boundaries and five towering maximums, a true spectacle that left the cricketing world in awe.
68 vs Southern Brave – 2022
A defining moment in The Hundred occurred in 2021 when Jos Buttler faced off against Southern Brave. Charging onto the pitch at number three, he unleashed a storm, smashing 68 runs in a mere 42 balls. The innings showcased his unparalleled power, marked by four towering sixes and five well-timed fours. His performance played a pivotal role in steering Manchester Originals to a formidable total of 188, an insurmountable challenge for Southern Brave.
56 off 22 balls against Oval Invincibles
Another instance of Buttler’s brilliance unfolded in 2022, this time against Oval Invincibles. His knock of 56 off just 22 balls underscored his ability to seize control and dismantle opposition defenses with ease. Buttler’s innings were adorned with four massive sixes and three perfectly placed fours, propelling Manchester Originals to a formidable total of 178.
Jos Buttler’s prowess isn’t limited to his batting skills alone; he has also proven to be an adept leader. He guided Manchester Originals to the finals in both the 2021 and 2022 editions of The Hundred. Buttler’s composed and strategic leadership has undoubtedly been a driving force behind his team’s success, extracting the best performances from his fellow teammates.