‘I’m a huge fan of his’ – Jos Buttler names ‘one of his favourite cricketers’

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Buttler is ready to ply his commerce within the T20I and ODI sequence in opposition to South Africa.

Jos Buttler
Jos Buttler. (Photograph Supply: Getty Photos)

Jos Buttler, the England wicketkeeper, has named South Africa’s Quinton de Kock as one in every of his favorite gamers on the planet at present cut-off date. Each the cricketers lately have been part of the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) within the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Whereas Buttler’s Rajasthan Royals completed on the backside of the desk, de Kock’s Mumbai Indians (MI) turned the champions for the fifth time.

The duo is now set to lock horns when the Brits face the Proteas within the T20I and ODI sequence, beginning November 27. Buttler, who himself is called top-of-the-line within the enterprise, hailed Quinton as a participant with a pointy cricketing mind.

He’s a implausible participant, says Jos Buttler

“He’s one in every of my favorite gamers on the planet in the meanwhile, and is good with the bat and as a wicketkeeper,” Buttler was quoted as saying to the reporters on Monday, November 16, earlier than leaving with the nationwide group for Cape City.

“I’m an enormous fan of his. He’s a implausible participant with a superb cricket mind. I actually get pleasure from how he views the sport and appears to take it on,” he said.

Buttler desires England to take the roadmap of the 50-overs World Cup to the 20-overs World Cup.

“To win the sequence is the last word intention, but additionally constructing in direction of the World Cups. In 50-over cricket we did that, profitable and studying on the similar time forward of the (2019) match.

“Successful provides you confidence and readability about your facet. The 50-over group (that gained the World Cup) almost picked itself in direction of the top of that cycle.

“That offers you plenty of confidence, you might be accustomed to your individual position and what to anticipate out of your teammates,” he added.

So far as the upcoming sequence is worried, the Newlands in Cape City and the Boland Park in Paarl would play hosts to the white-ball fixtures. Earlier this 12 months in February, England performed three ODIs and as many T20Is in South Africa.

England gained the T20I sequence 2-1. The Three Lions additionally got here out trumps within the Assessments after dropping the opening match.

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