Buttler was very impressed with Stokes’ third place and how he has developed as a player over the past few years.
Published: March 27, 2021 7:16 PM |
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MARCH: Ben Stokes’ aggressive batting has an intimidating effect on bowlers, and England substitute captain Jos Buttler wants his best all-rounder to wear this shape for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League.
Became Stokes promoted to the leaderboard in the first two ODIs, and he yelled back to form in the second outing and smash 99 with 10 sixes.
“He’s an intimidating guy to get involved with and liked continue this form until tomorrow and as a teammate of Rajasthan Royal (teammate) in the IPL, “said the 30-year-old wicket keeper on the eve of the decision on third place ODI against India.
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Buttler was very impressed with Stokes’ third place finish and how he has developed as a player over the past few years .
“He (Stokes) had some (innings) and his World Cup final (80 odd) was pretty good. But we all know what talent Ben has. I feel like his eyelash has continued to improve over the past few years and take it to another level and we’ve seen this in all formats. “
The skipper wasn’t surprised that Stokes did as well as he did in 3rd.
” It was impressive to see how Ben (Stokes) always tries to beat. He is involved in the game as much as possible. It was fantastic to see and it was no surprise that he played so well in this position, “Buttler said at the pre-game virtual press conference ahead of the third ODI.
The skipper said there were so many available Options just goes without saying that all players want to play as many supplies as possible.
“And the same questions are being asked, where to beat, where to beat Jonny (Bairstow), we have an abundance of talent right now in white ball cricket and (there are) a lot of people who want to face as many balls as they can, so it’s no surprise Ben played so well. It’s a good problem for the guys in charge, “he said when asked if Stokes could put a drop in T20s as well.
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