Pulled off an MSD! Fans liken Jos Buttler’s chasing masterclass to MS Dhoni

Pulled off an MSD! Fans liken Jos Buttler’s chasing masterclass to MS Dhoni

Jos Buttler overshadowed Sunil Narine's century to guide the Rajasthan Royals to a mind-boggling win, marking the first defeat for KKR in Eden Gardens.

In the battle of the table toppers, Jos Buttler stood tall to deliver the Rajasthan Royals a win at the Eden Gardens. While most of the batsmen were back in the dugout, Buttler hit an unbeaten knock of 107 runs in 60 deliveries to hand the Kolkata Knight Riders their first home defeat in IPL 2024. After chasing the highest successful run-chase in the IPL, social media users were all praise for Englishman Jos Buttler.

Jos Buttler, the new MS Dhoni

Some social media users said that he performed like MS Dhoni, keeping the best for the end. Some called him Jos the Boss, adding that he’s a crazy player. Others called it the best innings of the current IPL. Some questioned whether Buttler was the best T20 opener ever. Another person pointed out the fact that the impact player, Buttler, had been the real impact in the match.

People also shared images of all the Rajasthan bowlers bowing to Buttler. Some also said he was the greatest overseas player.

Buttler’s brilliant innings

Rajasthan Royals required 96 from 36 deliveries, and Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers were all over the batsmen. However, Buttler did not budge and hit a swashbuckling knock to guide the team home. Striking at a rate of 178.33, he targeted spinner Varun Chakravarthy. With the win, Rajasthan has 12 points from their seven matches.

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