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Jos Butler’s bat picture goes viral – for the wrong reasons

LONDON: England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Butler was instrumental in taking his through in the second Test against Pakistan after he scored 80* in the must-win game at Headingley. The English batsman now is in the news, not for his splendid batting, but for the offensive phrase seen inscribed on top of his bat after its picture went viral. The picture showed the words ‘F*** it’ scrawled on top of his bat’s handle and social media users did not take long to start trolling the cricketer. The cricketer did not issue any…

‘IPL-hero’ Buttler to maintain attacking approach in Pakistan Test

LONDON: England batsman Jos Buttler has vowed not to curb his attacking instincts after earning a “surprise” recall to the test team for the opening test against Pakistan starting at Lord’s on Thursday. Buttler returns to the test fold for the first time since December 2016 after a series of impressive innings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and he believes a similar bold approach in red-ball cricket can help cement his place in the side. “They’ve told me to play in the way people watch me play in white-ball games,”…