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Happy Birthday Jos Buttler - England Superstar Turns 29

Jos Buttler plays a shot. (Twitter/ cricket.com.au)

Jos Buttler plays a shot. (Twitter/ cricket.com.au)

England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler turns 29 on Sunday (September 8). The wicketkeeper-batsman has been an integral part of the English cricket team's ODI and T20I sides, even serving as vice-captain in their victorious 2019 ICC World Cup campaign.

England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler turns 29 on Sunday (September 8). The wicketkeeper-batsman has been an integral part of the English cricket team's ODI and T20I sides, even serving as vice-captain in their victorious 2019 ICC World Cup campaign.

Buttler began his domestic career in Somerset from 2009 and stayed there till 2013, before signing for current side Lancashire in 2014.

He made his T20I debut in 2011 against India and went on to make his ODI debut less than a year later in 2012 against Pakistan. His Test debut also came against India but in 2014.

In 34 Tests, Buttler has scored 1777 runs at an average of 32.9. He has scored 3843 runs in 142 ODIs at an average of 40.88 and in has notched up 1260 runs in 66 T20Is at an average of 26.8.

Buttler holds the record for the fastest ODI century by an England player and is regarded as one of the best wicket-keeper batsmen in the world.

Buttler's ability to recognise and manipulate field placements of opposing teams and score all around the ground has seen him labelled as a "360-degree" cricketer.

He has also played in multiple domestic T20 leagues around the world. Besides the Indian Premier League (IPL), Buttler has featured in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) as well as the Big Bash League in Australia.