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English cricket player Joseph Charles Buttler is better known by his stage name, “Jos Buttler.” He is a right-handed batter who also keeps wicket and is renowned for his forceful batting approach. Buttler is a creative batsman who hits with a high strike rate, and he has often played significant innings. In addition to participating in the T20 and One Day International competitions, he has been a key member of England’s Test team since 2014. Due to his success in the T20 format, he is now one of the most in-demand players in franchise T20 cricket worldwide. During the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, Buttler was acquired by the Rajasthan Royals from the Mumbai Indians, where he had made his league debut in 2016. Buttler was announced as England’s vice-captain for the next “Cricket World Cup” in April 2019. He plays golf and works out a lot to keep in shape when he’s not on the cricket pitch.

Early Life & Childhood

On September 8, 1990, Jos was born in Taunton, England, to PE instructor Patricia Butler and husband John Butler. He has a younger brother, Jimmie Gosser, and an older sister, Joanne Vickers.
Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School in Blackford was his school. After earning a merit-based scholarship to attend the esteemed “King’s College” in Taunton, he honed his cricketing abilities.
He played at the Under-13, Under-15, and Under-17 levels for Somerset’s young teams when he first started playing competitive sports.

Career of Jos Buttler

In the 2006 season, he joined the amateur cricket club Glastonbury Cricket Club after making his senior club cricket debut with Cheddar Cricket Club. In the 2006 season, he made 15 runs and took three catches behind the stumps while playing for “Glastonbury.”

Later in the 2006 season, he participated in a three-day encounter between the Somerset Second XI and the Nottinghamshire Second XI, scoring 71 runs in the second innings and claiming six catches. He played for “King’s College,” finishing the 2006 campaign with 447 runs at a 49.66 average.
He started playing regularly for Somerset Under-17s and “Glastonbury” in the West of England Premier League (WEPL) in the 2007 season. He scored 110 runs against Sussex Under-17s and 119 runs against Surrey Under-17s in two-day matches while playing for Somerset Under-17s.

He scored his highest career score of 227 not out for “King’s College” in April 2008, sharing 340 runs with Alex Barrow. In the meanwhile, he demonstrated his ability to keep wickets when he made six catches for the Somerset Second XI against the Worcestershire Second XI.
He played two warm-up matches for the England U-17 team against the New Zealand U-19 team in July 2008. He hit 49 balls for 77 runs in a one-day match that New Zealand won. Later, in a two-day contest that resulted in a tie, he scored 45 runs.

He was an England U-18 player in 2009, and in the first of his four matches, he hit 103 not out. In the “Under-19 World Cup,” he went on to play five games and ended with a batting average of 30.33.
He replaced the injured Justin Langer for Somerset in a “County Championship” game in 2009 to make his first-class debut. Regretfully, he managed to score just thirty runs in his opening and only inning.
As the captain of “King’s College,” he contributed to his team’s victory in the 2009 “Western School T20” competition. Out of 17 games, his squad only suffered a single defeat when he was captain. He was awarded “Young Wisden Schools Cricketer of the Year” in 2010 as a result of his outstanding 61.55 average (554 runs).

He made his T20 international debut on August 31, 2011, against India, although he did not bat. In September 2011, he played T20 matches against the touring West Indies team after making his debut.

Buttler was out without a run on February 21, 2012, during his first ODI match against Pakistan in the UAE.
The 2013–14 Australian “Big Bash League” season saw him play for the “Melbourne Renegades.” He had never played franchise cricket before.
On July 27, 2014, he played his first test match against India and amassed 85 runs.

He joined the Indian Premier League in 2016 and played for the Mumbai Indians from that year until 2017. He was selected in the 2018 NBA Draft by the “Rajasthan Royals,” where he played for $612,000 in 2019.

After agreeing to a two-year, £200,000 contract, he made his “Bangladesh Premier League” (BPL) debut with the “Comilla Victorians” in November 2017. In his third game, he scored his first “BPL” half-century.

Honors & Accomplishments

The “NBC Denis Compton Award” was given to him twice, in 2010 and 2011.
He was a member of the ICC ODI Team of the Year in 2018.

Jos now owns the record for the fastest century by an English player off 46 balls. In a 2015 encounter against Pakistan, he accomplished the feat. When he hit 100 off 61 balls in a match against Sri Lanka in 2014, he beat the previous record.

In the fourth One-Day International (ODI) against the West Indies in February 2019, he hit the highest-ever score for an English player against the West Indies—150 off 77 balls.

Personal & Family Life

Jos married his long-time fiancée Louise Buttler on October 21, 2017, and shared the news on Instagram. Louise gave birth to a daughter in April 2019 and posted a photo of her to Instagram.
He got into a fight at “Auction House Bar” in 2015.
He was the subject of controversy once more in 2018 after it was revealed that Jos’ bat had a lewd remark scrawled on it.

Players and detractors debated R. Ashwin’s contentious run-out rule in cricket (mankading) of Jos Butler during the 2019 Indian Premier League.

Random Facts of Jos Buttler

Adam Gilchrist and Kevin Pietersen are his two favorite batsmen. Glenn McGrath, an Australian bowler, is another player he likes.
Young Jos watched India’s Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid set a record in Taunton during the 1999 “World Cup,” combining for 318 runs.

The net worth of Jos Buttler

The estimated net worth of Jos Buttler is about $20 million.