You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Sports

Buttler ‘opens’ up Rajasthan Royals’ fortunes

DNMUM414135 | 5/15/2018 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :477

Mumbai: Jos Buttler has scored 509 runs in 12 matches of this IPL season so far. Of these, 389 have come in his last five innings. His other seven outings accounted for just 120 runs.
That voluminous difference in the numbers speaks volumes of the difference between Buttler, the opening batsman and Buttler, the middle-order batsman.
Despite doing a great job for Mumbai Indians (MI) as an opener in the 2017 season, the Englishman’s new franchise, Rajasthan Royals (RR), pushed him down in the batting order for the first half of this edition.
Buttler registered four scores in the 20s out of those seven innings, indicating that he was in good touch but wasn’t getting to face enough balls to be the impact player that he is known to be,
Read full story

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Sports

Dhoni will control game from one end, feels Tendulkar
DNMUM430119 | 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :376

Mumbai: “He (MS Dhoni) is someone who is going to control the game from one end,” said cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar about India’s wicketkeeper-batsman’s role after he took team to win over Australia in the second ODI on Tuesday. “Dhoni stayed till
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Reforms or discipline, COA feud has derailed process
DNMUM430120 | 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :594

New Delhi: The most important point before the Supreme Court bench on Thursday, when it reconvenes to hear the much-talked about BCCI case, will be to sort out the feud between members of its own appointed Committee of Administrators (COA).It a
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Finisher puts full stop to debate
DNMUM430121 | 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : G Krishnan | WC :846

Mumbai: India’s series-levelling six-wicket win at the Adelaide Oval on Tuesday may give an indication that all is well with the Indian batting line up in 50-overs format.Courtesy Virat Kohli’s brilliant 39th ODI century at his favourite gro

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Diana asks Rai to follow Board’s new constitution in toto
DNMUM430017 | 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :529

If Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have been closely following the ongoing war of words between the two Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) members post their controversial TV show, they must be worried about their comeback any so

Add To LightboxCalculate Price