Jos Buttler set to return to England squad
By Sarita Dey
on Mon Sep 06 2021
England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler is set to return to the squad for the fifth Test against India in Manchester, according to the Daily Mail.
He had to leave the Test team. He attends the birth of your second child.
In Buttler’s absence, the responsibility of wicketkeeping was handed over to Jonny Bairstow. Ollie Pope also marked his return with a top-scoring in the first innings and continued his fine form at the Oval.
Joe Root spoke about Buttler in a virtual press conference ahead of the fourth Test. He said:
“I don’t think this is the end of Jose’s Test career. I see someone who is desperate to do well in the Test arena. Buttler loves Test matches and is a big part of our team. As far as I am concerned. I hope it is a really memorable week for him and whenever he is available to play again it will be great,” Root was quoted as saying in a virtual press conference.
If Butler returns, the team management of the Three Lions will be confused about the change in the batting order. Butler did not get much success in the first three Tests of the series. He scored only 72 runs in five innings at an average of 14.40.
His highest 25 runs came in the second innings of the Lord’s Test, which England lost by 151 runs. However, with keeping gloves on. Buttler has been impressive as he has taken 18 catches in the three Tests he has played so far.
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