Jos Buttler is considered one of the best T20 players of the present time. The consistency that Buttler has shown in T20 cricket over the last few years is truly unbelievable.
Especially in IPL 2022, Buttler was in a different form. The right-hander, who played as a middle-order batsman in his early career, has been playing as an opener for some time now and his performance has improved due to this.
Jos Buttler has had an underwhelming campaign so far in the T20 World Cup and will be expected to be at his absolute best in the semi-final against India. In this article we are going to look at the 3 best innings of Buttler’s T20 career.
#1 101 vs Sri Lanka (2021)
Jos Buttler’s century against Sri Lanka in the 2021 T20 World Cup on a difficult pitch is the best innings of his T20 career. Batting first, England were in a bit of trouble, then Buttler formed a good partnership with captain Eoin Morgan to take England to 163 for 4.
He started cautiously but once he get set he attacked the Sri Lankan bowlers all out. Buttler remained unbeaten till the end and scored 101 runs off 67 balls with the help of 6 fours and 6 sixes. England defeated Sri Lanka by 26 runs because of Butler’s innings.
#2 77 (54) vs Australia (2020)
Jos Buttler was struggling a bit for form in 2020. However, he regained his form in the T20 series against Australia. In the second match of the three-match T20 series, Buttler scored an unbeaten 77 off 54 balls to give England a series win.
While chasing a target of 158 runs given by Australia, Buttler batted aggressively from the very beginning and did not give Australia any chance to come back in the match. Buttler stayed unbeaten till the end to lead England to victory and declared that he was back in form.
#3 83 (52) vs India (2021)
England toured India in 2021 for a Test, T20 and ODI series. Although India won the five-match T20 series, Jos Buttler impressed everyone with his brilliant performance.
In the third match of the series, the England skipper scored a brilliant 83 runs off 52 balls with 5 fours and 4 sixes to give England a victory. Chasing India’s target of 157 runs, England won in just 18.2 overs thanks to Butler’s innings.