Before the match played between Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals, Jos Buttler has answered some cricket related questions. Actually, this took place on Polite Enquiries, a show presented by ESPNcricinfo. Jos Buttler was asked who’s the next big talent currently sitting in the dugout. He picked Karun Nair giving the reason that he had first hand experience of Karun Nair’s triple ton against England. Next interesting question was which bowler he hates facing in the powerplay overs? Without taking much time, Jos Buttler answer it is Rashid Khan. The young leg spinner also has upper hand against the destructive English opnerer.
When asked between Virat Kohli or Babar Azam, whose cover drive he likes better? The cover drives of Virat and Babar have been compared by many cricketers before, some have taken Virat’s name, some have Babar’s name.
Jos Buttler answered questions from fans during ESPNcricinfo’s Polite Inquiries. A fan asked Butler which cover drive he liked better, Virat or Babar, Buttler without delay took the name of Virat Kohli. Apart from this, during this time a fan asked him with whom he would open the innings, name a former cricketer and a current cricketer, to which Butler said, ‘Viv Richards among former cricketers, because I would like to see that he is in T20. How will you play cricket? Rohit Sharma among current cricketers.
Butler was asked by a fan who is the biggest cricket geek in the Rajasthan Royals dressing room, Kumar Sangakkara or R Ashwin or someone else, to which Butler replied, ‘R Ashwin.’ Butler has scored 491 runs in seven innings of seven matches so far this season at an average of 81.83. Butler has scored three centuries and two half-centuries during this period.
Last question was a surprising one for Jos Buttler. He was asked if he would allow Ashwin to do Mankad under his captaincy. He instantly said no but interviewer asked him if Ashwin will listen to him, to which Buttler answered No.