IPL 2022: Jos Buttler hit his second century within the Indian Premier League.© BCCI/IPL
Rajasthan Royals opener Jos Buttler lit up the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai with some good strokeplay towards Mumbai Indians (MI) as he hit the primary century of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. He acquired off to a cautious begin however got here to life within the fourth over of the match, when he smashed Basil Thampi for 26 runs, and didn’t look again, reaching the three-figure mark in 66 deliveries. This was Buttler’s’ second IPL century and third in all T20s.
He misplaced his opening associate Yashasvi Jaiswal within the third over, however within the subsequent over, he acquired on a roll, hitting Thampi for a boundary adopted by two sixes and one other boundary, earlier than finishing the over with a six.
After Devdutt Padikkal fell off the ultimate supply of the Powerplay, Buttler placed on an 82-run stand with captain Sanju Samson, who made 30 off 21 earlier than being snuffed out by Kieron Pollard.
Shimron Hetmyer then joined the occasion, as Pollard’s subsequent over went for 26 runs. Hetmyer too departed for 35 off 14 earlier than being caught within the deep off Jasprit Bumrah.
Buttler went on to succeed in his century within the nineteenth over, however was castled by Bumrah a couple of deliveries later for 100 off 68.
He hit 11 boundaries and 5 sixes in his knock.
His good ton helped RR put up a rating of 193/8 towards MI.
Jasprit Bumrah and Tymal Mills claimed three scalps every for MI.
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