Jos Buttler, the Attacking British Batter is looking forward to making a comeback in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Jos Buttler, who was officially announced as a Skipper to lead the England team got his chances of playing the World Cup reduced to a minimum, as he went through a calf injury.
Before the T20 series against Australia, England captain Jos Buttler said that he would be playing against Australia. England and Australia will face each other in the three-match T20I series starting on October 9 (Sunday) in Australia. Buttler had missed the entire seven-match series against Pakistan despite travelling with the rest of the squad to the Asian nation for a historic trip.
Buttler expressed that he could have played earlier but he wanted to be as cautious as possible and not take any decision in haste that could affect his position in the World T20 Cup Squad as he wanted to be fit for the World Cup.
I’m back to 100 per cent: Jos Buttler
Jos Buttler on Saturday claimed to be battle ready. He said, “I’m back to 100 per cent”. Adding further he said, “Had a good time in Pakistan rehabbing, probably could have played earlier, but with the World Cup around the corner, it was the right thing to do.”. Buttler’s return is definitely going to strengthen England’s Batting Line-up.
Liam Livingstone Is Subjected To Ankle Injury
Liam Livingstone’s availability for the T20 World Cup is still a doubtful concern. Livingstone had picked up an ankle injury during the Hundred in August and hasn’t been seen in action since then. Livingstone is one of the most dangerous hitters of the white ball and if he doesn’t join the English side then it might trouble the team.
While talking about Livingstone’s availability, Buttler said, “He (Livingstone) is still a little way off at the minute so he’s building back. Hopefully he’ll get back to full fitness before the start of the World Cup,”.
Buttler also talked about Team’s excellent performance against Pakistan. Buttler stated, “We have great options at the top of the order with guys in really good form in Pakistan. They’re both excellent options. Whoever I partner with will have a great go at it”.
England had a great run in Pakistan under Moeen Ali’s captaincy where they went on to win the T20I series 4-3. Buttler’s fitness was being monitored even as he was in Pakistan with the rest of the squad. England will take on Australia in the first of a 3-match series on Sunday in Perth before the last two T20Is in Canberra on October 12 and 14.
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