Twenty20 Cricket’s popularity could end the other formats of the game, Says Jos Buttler

Twenty20 Cricket’s popularity could end the other formats of the game, Says Jos Buttler

England’s limited overs wicketkeeper-batsmen Jos Buttler is seen as a player who has to succeed in the shorter formats of the game, feels the Popularity of T20 Cricket could end the test cricket as well as One Day Internationals. Buttler who is currently playing Tri-Nation series in Auckland against Australia and New Zealand acknowledged the popularity of T20 matches in World Cricket said,“T20 could have a monopoly on cricket because Everyone wants thing faster and in Modern Cricket T20 is the only way to fills out stadium fast and follow. Test cricket is the Pinnacle of cricket, but T20 is more popular in the modern era.” 

Buttler has a Batting average of 37.63 in 104 ODIs and 26.62 in 59 T20 Internationals. He has scored 784 runs in 18 test matches in his career so far. Buttler’s Test career hasn’t good as compare to limited-overs career, where he remains an active match in the England setup. The 27-year-old Buttler played his last test against India during England’s visit in 2016-17. He scored 354 runs in six test matches against India, with an average of 50.37. He made his test debut against India in 2014-15 series, since then he played only 18 test matches so far, which indicates that he is not a test player. Buttler represented Somerset’s youth teams at the Under-13, Under-15 and Under-17 levels

Buttler has predicted the Test Cricket and One Day can turn into a one format game of T-20 within the next 10-15 years. Buttler has focused on various T20 leagues instead of trying to revive his Test career. After the end of the season of Big Bash now he will play in Pakistan super League and after this, he will play his third Third IPL season as a wicketkeeper-batsman for Rajasthan Royals. Currently, he is playing for England in the Tri-Nation Series against Australia and New Zealand.


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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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