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Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler
Full name Joseph Charles Buttler
Born September 8, 1990, Taunton, Somerset
Current age 28
Major team England
Batting style Right Handed
Bowling style -
ODI Debut February 21, 2012 v Pakistan at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

A tall and well-built player, Joseph Buttler first grabbed headlines when, as a 19-year old, he had a terrific 2010 season with Somerset. His aggressive batting helped him score 440 runs in the 40-overs domestic tournament at a staggering average of 55.00. He was named the Young Wisden School Cricketer of the Year in the very same year.


A right-handed batsman, Buttler came across as a prolific run-scorer in the one-day arena, though his First-Class record did not inspire much confidence. Despite that, he was always seen as a potential and challenging entry in England's one-day side, right from the beginning. Buttler made his First-Class debut for Somerset in 2009 and scored a decent 30 against Lancashire.


An able wicket-keeper, he is one of the cleanest hitters of the cricket ball. He was also an integral part of the England Under-19 team in the 2009-10 winter, his first appearance coming in a Twenty20 encounter against the Bangladeshi Under-19s. Buttler received a surprise call-up to England's T20I squad in 2011 to face India in their one-off Twenty20 International at Old Trafford, Manchester. A year later, he made his ODI debut against Pakistan in Dubai.


He was in and out of the side initially but once given a proper run, Buttler came out with flying colours. He scored a 61-ball ODI hundred against Sri Lanka at home to showcase his skills. It was the fastest ODI hundred for an English player before he himself broke that record in 2015, scoring a 46-ball ton against Pakistan. He made his Test debut against India and stamped his authority with an 85. His form however dipped going into England's disastrous 2015 World Cup campaign.


Things though changed since then. Buttler became an integral part of England's limited overs cricket. His quick scoring and innovative hitting won him a contract with Mumbai for the 2016 edition of the Indian T20 League. He didn't quite set the stage on fire but has had a few meaningful contributions. He has not nailed his spot yet in Test cricket but remains to be a key figure in the English cricket set-up.

Batting and Fielding Averages

MatInnsNoRunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCtSt
Tests27466146410636.60242360.4211117518630
ODIS12210121317612939.702715116.986182729315325
T20IS66581112607326.80912138.150710253234
First-class9114413433514433.09719860.22526556531792
List A19116041534112944.884501118.6683449515620330
Twenty202342134151249529.793545144.5403342521512627

Bowling Averages

MatInnsBallsRunsWktsAveEconSR4w5w10
Tests27 ----- -----
ODIS122 ----- -----
T20IS66 ----- -----
First-class91 112110- 5.50-000
List A191 ----- -----
Twenty20234 ----- -----

Split by Team in Tests

MatInnsBARUBAAVSRHSHUFICTSTOVMADWIER
Australia58 012215.2549.394200120000
India1118 270343.9362.7610615210000
New Zealand24 016441.0051.73730280000
Pakistan47 119532.5060.5580*0260000
Sri Lanka24 017042.5070.24630130000
West Indies35 311055.0062.8559*01130000

Split by Team in ODIs

MatInnsBARUBAAVSRHSHUFICTSTOVMADWIER
Australia2726 790147.42108.42110*25388000
Bangladesh54 021052.50121.38650362000
India1512 029424.5087.246702214000
New Zealand1815 349241.00136.6612912212000
Pakistan98 327555.00153.63116*11101000
South Africa98 223038.33130.6810511171000
Sri Lanka2418 556443.38120.5112113213000
West Indies118 117725.28102.909901134000
Ireland10 0-0.000000000
Scotland22 03316.50173.68240040000
Afghanistan10 0-0.000020000

Split by Team in T20Is

MatInnsBARUBAAVSRHSHUFICTSTOVMADWIER
Australia99 020022.22126.58610150000
India129 220128.71137.67690121000
New Zealand108 317635.20155.75540160000
Pakistan66 06811.33104.61330022000
South Africa108 222036.66151.72540141000
Sri Lanka66 218847.00157.9873*0230000
West Indies109 218025.71133.33670110000
Netherlands11 066.0042.8560000000
Afghanistan22 02110.50123.52150000000

Last 5 Matches in Tests

  • Batting
  • 63(67) v Sri Lanka on November 14, 2018
  • 34(45) v Sri Lanka on November 14, 2018
  • 38(72) v Sri Lanka on November 6, 2018
  • 35(58) v Sri Lanka on November 6, 2018
  • 89(133) v India on September 7, 2018
  • 0(2) v India on September 7, 2018
  • 21(24) v India on August 30, 2018
  • 69(122) v India on August 30, 2018
  • 39(32) v India on August 18, 2018
  • 106(176) v India on August 18, 2018
  • Bowling
  • DNB vs Sri Lanka on November 14, 2018
  • DNB vs Sri Lanka on November 6, 2018
  • DNB vs India on September 7, 2018
  • DNB vs India on August 30, 2018
  • DNB vs India on August 18, 2018

Last 5 Matches in ODIs

  • Batting
  • 0(2) v Sri Lanka on October 23, 2018
  • DNB v Sri Lanka on October 20, 2018
  • DNB v Sri Lanka on October 17, 2018
  • 28(25) v Sri Lanka on October 13, 2018
  • DNB v Sri Lanka on October 10, 2018
  • Bowling
  • DNB vs Sri Lanka on October 23, 2018
  • DNB vs Sri Lanka on October 20, 2018
  • DNB vs Sri Lanka on October 17, 2018
  • DNB vs Sri Lanka on October 13, 2018
  • DNB vs Sri Lanka on October 10, 2018

Last 5 Matches in T20Is

  • Batting
  • 13(7) v Sri Lanka on October 27, 2018
  • 34(21) v India on July 8, 2018
  • 14(12) v India on July 6, 2018
  • 69(46) v India on July 3, 2018
  • 61(30) v Australia on June 27, 2018
  • Bowling
  • DNB vs Sri Lanka on October 27, 2018
  • DNB vs India on July 8, 2018
  • DNB vs India on July 6, 2018
  • DNB vs India on July 3, 2018
  • DNB vs Australia on June 27, 2018

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4397 116
2 South Africa 3712 106
3 England 4722 105
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 Australia 3663 102
FULL Ranking