Jos Buttler

  • Ian Bell delighted to be back among the runs Yesterday

    Southampton: England batsman Ian Bell on Monday expressed his delight at scoring his 21st Test hundred in the third match versus India here and said that he has been "playing well". His 167 runs helped the hosts declare at 569 for 7 in their first innings and put pressure on...
  • Five things to know about the third India vs England Test 4 days ago

    Southampton: After England's last-day batting collapse against India in the second Test at Lord's, the pressure and scrutiny on captain Alastair Cook seems to be reaching its peak. England slumped from 198 for 5 to 225 all out as India won their first Test away from home in three years, taking...
  • Dream come true for Buttler, surgery time for Prior 1 week ago

    London: New England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler finally gets the Test status after serving as a one-day cricketer and this, he says, is a "dream come true". Lancastrian Buttler, 23, has played 63 times in limited-overs cricket for his country and will now make his debut in Tests on Sunday in the...
  • Alastair Cook retained as captain for 3rd Test, Buttler in for Prior 1 week ago

    London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) decided to retain an under-fire Alastair Cook as the captain for the third Test against India at Southampton, starting July 27 despite calls for his ouster after the home team lost second Test at Lord's against India. The only change in the 13-man...
  • Jos Buttler 'Mankading' fine by MCC July 17, 2014

    London: Some of cricket's greatest names insisted England's Jos Buttler had only himself to blame for his 'Mankad' dismissal against Sri Lanka. The issue of players being run out backing up was in the spotlight when Buttler was dismissed in such a fashion by bowler Sachithra Senanayake during Sri Lanka's 3-2...
  • Jos Buttler called up as cover for injured Matt Prior July 8, 2014

    Uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has been called into the England squad as injury cover for Matt Prior ahead of the first Test against India, starting in Nottingham on Wednesday. Prior, who was recalled ahead of England's home series against Sri Lanka after being dropped towards the end of the 5-0 Ashes...
  • Thirimanne issues 'Mankad' warning to England June 6, 2014

    Sri Lanka's Lahiru Thirimanne insisted on Thursday the tourists would have no qualms about running out an England batsman backing up too far during their upcoming Test series, despite the furore over Jos Buttler's dismissal at Edgbaston. Sachithra Senanayake ran out England's Buttler as the non-striker, who only days earlier had...
  • 'Mankading' raises debate on spirit of cricket once again June 4, 2014

    Nothing tends to divide fans more than a supposed affront to the 'spirit' of cricket, the standard of conduct that sits alongside its laws to help govern the so-called gentleman's game. When Sri Lanka's Sachithra Senanayake removed the bails as batsman Jos Buttler was backing up at the non-striker's end during...
  • Jos Buttler should have been recalled, says Arjuna Ranatunga June 4, 2014

    Colombo: Former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga on Wednesday said Sri Lanka was right to run out England's Jos Buttler, but felt he should have been recalled in the spirit of the game. "We should have got him out and then (Sri Lankan captain) Angelo (Mathews) called him back to play," Ranatunga told...
  • Alastair Cook says run-out row will 'spice' up England-Sri Lanka Tests June 4, 2014

    Birmingham: England captain Alastair Cook said he expected the controversial run out of Jos Buttler during the fifth one-day international against Sri Lanka to "spice up" the forthcoming Test series between the teams. Cook insisted a "line had been crossed" after Sachithra Senanayake ran out England's Jos Buttler as the non-striker...
  • Michael Clarke backs controversial 'Mankad' run-out rule June 4, 2014

    Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke on Wednesday said he had no problem with a controversial run out rule that marred the fifth and final one-day international between England and Sri Lanka. His England counterpart Alastair Cook insisted a "line had been crossed" after Sachithra Senanayake ran out England's Jos Buttler as...
  • Coach Peter Moores wants complete performance from England players June 2, 2014

    England coach Peter Moores has called on his players to produce a complete performance against Sri Lanka at Edgbaston as they look to start his new era with a series victory. Moores' team face a decider in the best of five-matches one-day international series on Tuesday after the tourists held their...
  • 'I'm not ready for Tests' insists Jos Buttler June 2, 2014

    Jos Buttler believes he will eventually be able to transfer his stunning one-day form into the Test arena but that now is not the time for him to make a debut in the five-day format. The 23-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman, who joined Lancashire from Somerset at the start of this season, played...
  • 4th ODI: England lose to Sri Lanka despite Jos Buttler century June 1, 2014

    London: Sri Lanka weathered a brilliant knock of 121 by Jos Buttler to beat England by seven runs in the fourth one-day international and take the five-match series to a decider at 2-2. Veteran left-hander Kumar Sangakkara struck 112 for his 19th ODI century as Sri Lanka posted 300 for 9...
  • England: Injury setbacks may hamper English campaign at World T20 March 19, 2014

    As the fifth edition of the World T20 gets underway in Bangladesh, England will hope to emulate the success they tasted in the third edition of the tournament in the West Indies in 2010. But it won't be easy for the Three Lions. Having won just one ODI series (the...
  • West Indies defeat England by 5 wickets, win Twenty20 series March 12, 2014

    Barbados: Medium-pacer Krishmar Santokie claimed 4 for 21 to limit England and captain Darren Sammy slammed an unbeaten 30 off nine balls to power West Indies home by five wickets in the second Twenty20 on Tuesday. The West Indies took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series with the final...
  • 3rd ODI: England defeat West Indies by 25 runs, clinch series 2-1 March 6, 2014

    Joe Root completed his first one-day international century to help guide England to a 25-run victory over West Indies on Wednesday in the deciding match of their three-game series in Antigua. Root made 107 off 122 balls to help the tourists compile an imposing total of 303 for six after opener...
  • England's first win on Australia tour puts India back on top in ODI rankings January 24, 2014

    Perth: England have finally beaten Australia on tour by winning the fourth one-day international by 57 runs at the WACA Ground on Friday. England were whitewashed in the Ashes series and lost the one-day series by conceding the first three matches. With a loss on Friday, Australia handed India back the...
  • Buttler joins Lancashire from native Somerset October 1, 2013

    London: England one-day international wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has joined Lancashire, the county side announced on Monday. The 23-year-old Buttler, who has played 19 one-day international but has yet to make his Test debut, joins from his native Somerset. His bid for more time behind the stumps at county level at Somerset was...
  • England's Jos Buttler leaves Somerset September 28, 2013

    London: England international Jos Buttler is to leave Somerset in a bid to boost his career as a wicketkeeper, the west country club announced on Friday. The 23-year-old Buttler has played 19 one-day internationals for England but has yet to make his Test debut and was not selected in the Ashes...
  • 5th ODI: Australia thrash England by 49 runs, clinch series 2-1 September 17, 2013

    Shane Watson's century saw Australia to a 49-run win over England in the fifth one-day international at Southampton on Monday as their lengthy tour ended with a 2-1 series victory. Watson, involved throughout in a trip that saw Australia arrive in Britain in May before their early Champions Trophy exit was...
  • 5th ODI: Australia look to redeem with ODI series win September 16, 2013

    Southampton: The NatWest ODI series looked like heading towards a dull ending after two matches got washed out, but England's win in the fourth one-dayer on Saturday has given it a twist. The series is now evenly poised at 1-1 and the fifth and final match here will decide its...
  • Fluent Buttler shines in England win over Australia September 15, 2013

    Cardiff: England levelled the one-day series with Australia on Saturday thanks to a stunning late show from big hitters Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes in the fourth match in Cardiff. The dynamic young pair came together with their side appearing to be heading for another defeat and losing the series as...
  • 2nd ODI: Clarke hits century as Australia thrash England September 8, 2013

    Manchester: Michael Clarke's century and a disciplined bowling effort propelled Australia to an 88-run victory over England in the second one-day international on Sunday, giving the tourists a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Still smarting from a 3-0 loss in the Ashes, the Australians outplayed the hosts with bat and...
  • Buttler 7th wicketkeeper to effect six dismissals in ODIs June 19, 2013

    London: Wicketkeeper Jos Buttler on Wednesday became the seventh cricketer to effect six dismissals in an ODI and the third from England to achieve the feat, during their ICC Champions Trophy semi-final against South Africa here. All his dismissals came in the form of catches at the Kennington Oval. The 22-year-old stood...
  • Captain Cook delighted with Buttler's progress June 6, 2013

    Nottingham: Alastair Cook forecast Jos Buttler's decisive innings against New Zealand at Trent Bridge would be the first of many occasions the talented shotmaker swung a match England's way. The 22-year-old Somerset wicketkeeper/batsman was outscored by England team-mates Ian Bell (82) and Eoin Morgan (49) in Wednesday's day/night clash. But it...
  • England grab morale-boosting win over New Zealand June 6, 2013

    England restored some belated respectability in their one-day series against New Zealand by winning the third and final match by 34 runs at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Wednesday. Although New Zealand had clinched the series with victories at Lord's and the Rose Bowl, the win was a boost for England's morale...
  • 2nd T20: New Zealand level series with 55-run win February 12, 2013

    Hamilton: Captain Brendon McCullum scored 74 from 38 balls as New Zealand beat England by 55 runs in the second Twenty20 international on Tuesday to lock the three-match series at 1-1. England crushed New Zealand by 40 runs in the first match in posting their highest-ever Twenty20 total of 214 for...