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newscricket7 hours ago

Jos Buttler auctioning his 2019 World Cup final shirt to raise funds during COVID-19 pandemic

Jos Buttler has revealed that he is bidding off his 2019 World Cup final shirt in order to raise funds for the NHS for fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. As of Tuesday, his bid stands at over GBP 68,000 and Buttler, who will give up his shirt on Wednesday, believes that amount is great for the cause.
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newscricket6 days ago

AB de Villiers and Jos Buttler toughest to bowl in death overs, claims Jasprit Bumrah

In an Instagram live video, Jasprit Bumrah has revealed that AB de Villiers and Jos Buttler are the toughest batsmen to bowl to in the death overs, purely because of their ability to play all around the ground. He also revealed how the wickets at Hyderabad suited him over Wankhede as a bowler.
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newscricket9 days ago

Reports | ECB expect English players to take pay-cuts to reduce financial losses

The top cricketers of England - such as Ben Stokes, Joe Root and Jos Buttler - are expected to be taking pay-cuts in order to curb financial losses for the ECB. The ECB are set to incur substantial losses due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak that has brought the world of sport to a halt.
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newscricket12 days ago

Debutant Archer’s duel against Smith was incredible theatre and drama, shares Jos Buttler

England wicket keeper Jos Buttler recalled Jofra Archer’s enthralling spell on debut at Lord’s where he took on an in-form Steve Smith and gave him a hard time in the middle with his gruesome pace. Buttler shares how worried the side was when Smith was hit near his head by an Archer bumper.
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newscricket12 days ago

A curtailed IPL edition can be done, suggests Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler has stated that he believes a shortened version of the IPL could be carried out if the full season of the mega-event is called off due to the coronavirus outbreak. The England wicketkeeper has been spending time with his family and trying to stay as positive in this dire situation.
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featurecricket13 days ago

Boon or Bane | Evaluating what the long layoff means for every international team

If you’re someone who is hopeful of cricketing action restarting in mid-May, let me be the bearer of some bad news - there is no way we are getting any action at least until June. From a fan’s perspective, it is miserable indeed, but what does it really mean for the teams and their plans?
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket14 days ago

Covid-19 outbreak zaps England’s red-ball ambitions back to square one

The County Championship is not really the common Englishman’s cup of tea. Go around asking people in the towns and you would realize that on a Saturday afternoon, they would much rather watch a drab League 2 encounter between Swindon Town and Cheltenham.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | IPL will be test of character, admits Yashasvi Jaiswal

India’s teenage prodigy Yashasvi Jaiswal, who was snapped up by the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL auction for ₹2.4 crore, revealed that he was eager to get going in the IPL and described the tournament as a test of character. Jaiswal also believes that the tournament will be a learning curve for him.
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newscricketa month ago

Jos Buttler needs to score runs in Sri Lanka or step aside, attests Paul Farbrace

Former England coach Paul Farbrace expressed his concern over Buttler’s dwindling form and opined that the keeper would need to step aside from Tests if he fails in Sri Lanka. Farbrace hailed Ben Foakes as a suitable replacement for Buttler and also praised Bairstow for his recent improvements.
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newscricketa month ago

Want to repay faith shown in me as a Test cricketer, asserts Jos Buttler

England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler is determined to repay the faith shown in him as a Test cricketer after admitting he is past the age where he can be picked on potential alone. Buttler wants to join the list of players among the current batsman who thrive in all three formats of the game.
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