‘Guys like Dhoni and Kohli…’: Jos Buttler reveals Sangakkara’s advice after win over KKR | Cricket News – Times of India

'Guys like Dhoni and Kohli...': Jos Buttler reveals Sangakkara's advice after win over KKR | Cricket News - Times of India

New Delhi: A brilliant display of batting skills, Joss Butler Rajasthan Royals (RR) cruised to a historic victory, eclipsing Sunil Narine’s stunning century as they chased down the joint record in the IPL against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Tuesday.
Facing a tough target of 224, RR found themselves in a precarious position at 121-6 in the 13th over. Buttler, however, showed remarkable resilience and determination, firing a sensational knock of 107 off 60 balls to lead his team to victory with just one ball to spare at Kolkata’s iconic Eden Gardens.

This remarkable chase equaled RR’s own record in 2020 when they successfully chased down 224 runs against Kings XI Punjab in Sharjah.

Buttler’s heroics didn’t stop there as he scored his second century of the season in just 55 balls, including a crucial six off Varun Chakraborty at the start of the last over.
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Despite battling back pain, Buttler held his nerve, securing RR’s victory with a composed finish in a nail-biting final. His unbeaten innings, studded with nine fours and six overs, overtook Chris Gayle to claim the second spot in the list of most centuries in the IPL, with seven in total, behind only Virat. are behind. KohliEight in the T20 extravaganza.

Buttler, who was adjudged man of the match, stressed that confidence is vital, and that was the key tonight.
“Believe, that was the real key today. I was struggling a bit for the rhythm. Sometimes you feel down or you’re questioning yourself. I tell myself it’s okay, keep going. , you’ll get your rhythm back and try to stay calm, it’s happened enough times throughout the IPL, you’ve seen crazy things happen,” Buttler said in the post-match presentation.
“Guys like Dhoni and Kohli, the way they stay till the end and keep believing and I tried to do the same. That’s something Sangakkara has told me a lot – there’s always a breaking point. “The worst thing you can do is not fight. And that’s been a big part of my game,” Buttler added. said

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