Who is Jos Buttler?
Joseph Charles Buttler MBE is an English cricketer who is the captain of the England cricket team in limited overs cricket and plays for the England Test team. In domestic cricket he represents Lancashire, having previously played for Somerset, and has played in multiple Twenty20 leagues, including for Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. Buttler is known for his highly innovative and aggressive batting style, especially in limited over cricket.
Buttler made his T20I debut in 2011, his ODI debut in 2012, and his Test debut in 2014. He was the vice-captain and a crucial member of the England team that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup and made the run out during the Super Over which sealed victory in the final. He was appointed captain of England’s limited overs teams in June 2022. He captained England to victory at the 2022 T20 World Cup, top scoring for England at the tournament.
Meet Jos Buttler’s Better Half
Jos Buttler’s wife is Louise Buttler. She was born on October 20, 1995, and is a British citizen by birth. She got married to Jos Buttler on October 21, 2017, in a private ceremony. The couple shares a perfect fairy-tale love story and romance and have two young children, both girls.
Buttler played extensively for Somerset’s youth teams, appearing at Under-13, Under-15 and Under-17 level. He made his senior club cricket debut for Cheddar before moving to Glastonbury in the 2006 season, aged just 15, taking three catches and 15 runs as wicketkeeper. Later in the same season, he made his first appearance for Somerset Second XI, scoring 71 in the second innings, and taking six catches in the three-day match against Nottinghamshire Second XI. Playing for King’s College, he finished the 2006 season with the school’s leading batting average, scoring 447 runs at an average of 49.66. The following season he played regularly for Glastonbury in the West of England Premier League, and for Somerset Under-17s, for whom he scored two centuries: an unbeaten 119 during a two-day match against Surrey Under-17s, and 110 against Sussex Under-17s. He once again led the batting averages for King’s College, with his 358 runs coming at 51.14.
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