Jos Buttler
Jos Buttler .(Picture Supply: Twitter)

English batter Jos Buttler will succeed Eoin Morgan as England’s captain in limited-overs cricket because the latter introduced his retirement. Buttler mentioned that it’s a “nice honour” to take over from Morgan, including that the place the previous England captain has left English white-ball cricket in is “thrilling”.

Buttler mentioned that he’s “impressed” to tackle the challenges forward and can’t wait to take the workforce ahead. Morgan introduced his retirement on June 28 after England tour of the Netherlands, and Buttler was chosen because the captain by managing director of England’s males’s cricket Rob Key. 

“It’s a nice honour to take over from Eoin and the place he has left English white-ball cricket in is thrilling, and I’m impressed for the challenges forward,” mentioned Buttler in an announcement launched by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

He was the apparent option to take over from Morgan: Ben Stokes

This was the fourth main appointment within the final two months Below Key’s administration, after Matthew Mott grew to become the limited-overs coach and the appointment of Stokes and McCullum within the longest format as captain and coach respectively. “It’s the biggest honour to captain your nation. I can’t wait to take this workforce ahead,” mentioned Buttler.

Stokes, who typically performs in all three codecs, is at present taking a while off white-ball cricket to give attention to his duties within the longest format. However he’s anticipated to play beneath Buttler quickly. “He (Buttler) was the apparent option to take over from Morgs and I’m actually wanting ahead to enjoying a couple of video games beneath him,” mentioned Stokes.

Buttler can also be in an awesome run of type with the bat as he was the joint top-scorer within the three-match ODI collection within the Netherlands, scoring 248 runs in two innings at a staggering strike price of 185.07. He was additionally the top-scorer on this 12 months’s Indian Premier League (IPL), scoring a staggering 863 runs in 17 matches at a strike price of 149.05 and a mean of 57.53. 



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