Vitality T20 Blast: English county Lancashire has confirmed that wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler will play the first six matches of the Club’s 2021 Vitality Blast Campaign.
Jos Buttler will play in Lancashire’s opening two fixtures against Derbyshire Falcons & Leicestershire Foxes at Old Trafford on June 9 & 10 respectively. Buttler will then play four matches at Worcestershire Rapids, Derbyshire Falcons, Durham & Birmingham Bears until June 20.
“I am really looking forward to pulling on the red rose of Lancashire once again. It has been a while, but I always receive a really warm welcome whenever I return to play at the Emirates Old Trafford whether that is with Lancashire or with England”, Buttler said in an Official Statement
“I hope that I can help the lads to get off to a strong start in the Blast & lay the foundations for yet another run to finals day”, he added. Jos Buttler is one of the best limited-overs batsmen in World Cricket. He starred with the bat as England won the World Cup in 2019 & recently also scored the first T20 Century for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2021.
Jos Buttler was a part of the Lancashire team that has lifted the T20 Blast trophy for the first time in the club’s history in 2015. He was involved in the club’s 2017 campaign where he was awarded as the T20 Player of the Year after scoring 451 runs at an average of over 50.
The BCCI is planning to conduct the remaining matches of the IPL 2021 in the September window & will conduct a special general meeting on 29th May to discuss the same. The IPL Governing Council & the BCCI decided to postpone IPL 2021 due to rising COVID-19 cases among the players & support staff in the bio-bubbles.
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