India Tour of England: Jos Buttler replaces Eoin Morgan as England’s new ODI & T20I captain ahead India series: Follow Live Updates

India Tour of England: England new captain: As was expected, Jos Buttler has been appointed as England’s new white-ball captain. While he has taken…

Eng Playing vs India: New captain Jos Buttler set to open alongside Jason Roy, will field five specialist bowlers – Follow Ind vs Eng 1st T20I LIVE UPDATES
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India Tour of England: England new captain: As was expected, Jos Buttler has been appointed as England’s new white-ball captain. While he has taken charge of the team in Eoin Morgan’s absence, the three-match ODI and T20I series against India will be his first full-time assignment. Eoin Morgan retired due to poor form and recurring injury problems. Follow India vs England Live & IND vs ENG LIVE Updates on InsideSport.IN.

“Jos Buttler has been appointed captain of the England Men’s white-ball teams by the England & Wales Cricket Board. He succeeds Eoin Morgan, who retired from international cricket earlier this week. The ECB Interim Chair, Martin Darlow, and Interim Chief Executive Officer, Clare Connor, approved the appointment on Wednesday evening following the recommendation by the Managing Director of England Men’s Cricket, Rob Key,” ECB said in a statement.

India Tour of England: Jos Buttler replaces Eoin Morgan as England’s new ODI & T20I captain ahead India series: Follow Live Updates

India Tour of England: Jos Buttler replaces Eoin Morgan as England's new ODI & T20I captain ahead India series: Follow Live Updates

After Morgan’s retirement, Jos Buttler was heavily tipped to take over the reins as the new white-ball captain.

India Tour of England: Jos Buttler Career Highlights:

  • Jos Buttler has been part of England’s white-ball teams for over a decade.
  • He played his first T20I game in 2011 and made his ODI debut a year later.
  • The wicketkeeper-batsman has been an integral part of the set-up, having been vice-captain since 2015.
  • He has led the team 14 times previously (9 ODIs & 5 T20Is).
  • He has represented England 151 times in ODIs scoring 4120 runs at an average of 41.20, including 10 hundreds.
  • In T20 internationals, he has won 88 caps scoring 2140 runs with an average of 34.51.
  • He is one of three England cricketers apart from Dawid Malan and Heather Knight score hundreds in all three formats of the game.

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“I would like to offer my sincere thanks and gratitude to Eoin Morgan for his outstanding leadership over the past seven years. It has been the most memorable period for everyone involved. He has been an inspirational leader, and it has been fantastic to play under him. There are lots of things that I have learnt from him that I’ll take into this role,” Jos Buttler said.

“It is a great honour to take over from Eoin, and the place he has left English white-ball cricket in is exciting, and I’m inspired for the challenges ahead,” he added.

India Tour of England: Jos Buttler replaces Eoin Morgan as England’s new ODI & T20I captain ahead India series: Follow Live Updates

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