This might mean that Jos Buttler could reverse his stance and got for reverse sweeps and/or switch hits against the left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja when the duo comes face-to-face on Thursday evening.
Jos Buttler has always been an innovative batter, so this doesn’t comes as a surprise that he’s finding ways to counter the threat by Jadeja and even Mitchell Santner if the New Zealander plays on the slow-ish track in Jaipur.
What was astonishing was that he cleared the boundary at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur with utter ease even while batting left-handed. This video was uploaded by the Rajasthan Royals on their social media handles and has spread wildly among fans. It might even have reached the CSK camp and the CSK spinners will be wanting to face such a challenge against an in-form Jos Buttler.
Watch: Jos Buttler turns left-handed in nets and smashes a six
Jos casually clearing SMS with both his hands! 🤷♂️🤯 pic.twitter.com/gz6xgn41nr
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) April 26, 2023
Jos Buttler is the leading run-scorer for Rajasthan Royals so far in this season. The right-handed opener has amassed 244 runs at an average of 34 with a strike rate of 145 and has raised three half-centuries.
He had cracked a half-century when the two teams met earlier in the season, at Chepauk, where he scored 52 runs off 36 balls in a match-winning cause.
CSK vs RR squads:
Rajasthan Royals Squad: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jason Holder, Trent Boult, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, Abdul Basith, Akash Vasisht, Donavon Ferreira, Murugan Ashwin, KM Asif, Riyan Parag, Joe Root, Adam Zampa, Navdeep Saini, KC Cariappa, Obed McCoy, Kuldip Yadav, Kuldeep Sen, Kunal Singh Rathore
Chennai Super Kings Squad: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Shivam Dube, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w/c), Matheesha Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana, Akash Singh, Dwaine Pretorius, Subhranshu Senapati, Shaik Rasheed, RS Hangargekar, Mitchell Santner, Ajay Jadav Mandal, Prashant Solanki, Simarjeet Singh, Bhagath Varma, Nishant Sindhu