Jos Buttler Named As England’s ODI & T20 Captain, States It’s A Great Honor: Jos Buttler has been named the new ODI and T20 captain of England. The ECB has confirmed his appointment. Eoin Morgan ended his international career on Tuesday, and since then, the search for the next captain had started. Besides Jos Buttler, the name of all-rounder Moeen Ali also appeared in many reports, but now Buttler has been entrusted with this responsibility.
Earlier, this player had captained several times in the presence of regular captain Eoin Morgan. Recently, Morgan withdrew his name from the last ODI against the Netherlands due to injury. After this, Jos Buttler captained the match and led his team by playing a brilliant inning.
Jos Buttler‘s first challenge as full-time white-ball captain will be the home T20 and ODI series against India, which begins after the Tests to be played from July 1-5.
Looking at the statistics of Jos Buttler as captain, he has led the team in 9 ODIs, in which the team has won 6 and lost three matches. At the same time, he has led England in only five games in T20 and has won 3 matches.
Jos Buttler Named As England’s ODI & T20 Captain
Butler said it was a “great honour” to take over from Morgan. He also thanked Morgan for taking the team to new heights. They said,
“I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to Eoin Morgan for his brilliant leadership over the past seven years. He has been an inspirational leader, and it has been wonderful to play under him. There are many things that I have learned from him that I will play in this role.
It is a great honour to take the captaincy from Eoin, and the place he has left English white-ball cricket is exciting, and I look forward to the challenges ahead. It is a tremendous honour to captain my country, and when I get the opportunity to step into the past, I love doing it. I can’t wait to take this team forward”.