RR’s Jos Buttler on MS Dhoni: He has the sixth sense and breeding of wicketkeepers who can captain

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Indian Premier League: Rajasthan Royals wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler has hailed MS Dhoni for the inspiration helium has been for each glovemen who are captains of their side. 

Courtesy of BCCI

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  • Jos Buttler has hailed his idol MS Dhoni for his sixth consciousness arsenic a wicketkeeper
  • Buttler has spoken astir the vantage of wicketkeepers successful captain's role
  • Buttler has hailed England and RR teammate Ben Stokes arsenic a world-class each rounder

Jos Buttler, Rajasthan Royals wicketkeeper-batsman, has hailed his idol MS Dhoni for his sixth consciousness and breeding of wicketkeepers who person the quality successful themselves to beryllium captains.

England’s World Cup-winning cricketer, who is simply a huge, MS Dhoni fan, received an acquisition from his idol past twelvemonth aft RR bushed CSK successful an IPL 2020 match. Dhoni, successful a heartwarming motion towards 1 of his biggest fans, Jos Buttler, talented his peculiar CSK jersey that helium wore to his 200th IPL game, connected October 19, and near Jos Buttler successful a delightful smile.

"I americium definite MSD (Dhoni) has thing to bash with the sixth consciousness and breeding of wicketkeepers who tin captain. He evidently has been a fantastic skipper and determination are tons of players who privation to travel his footsteps," Buttler told PTI.

In the 14th variation of the IPL, K. L. Rahul volition pb Punjab Kings, Sanju Samson volition pb Rajasthan Royals and Rishabh Pant with Delhi Capitals.

"I deliberation a wicketkeeper has a superb presumption of the game. That tin adhd to your determination making arsenic you tin spot first-hand however the wicket is behaving and the mode bowlers are bowling," helium said.

Buttler besides believes that his England teammate Ben Stokes, a world-class all-rounder, volition beryllium the X-factor for Rajasthan Royals successful IPL 2021. RR volition play their opening IPL 2021 fixture connected Monday (April 12) against Punjab Kings successful Mumbai.

"We person tons of assortment successful the squad this play with immoderate world-class each rounders similar Ben Stokes and Chris Morris and a caller captain. Sanju (Samson) is precise breathtaking subordinate and has a agelong affiliation with the franchise. He is simply a precise calm idiosyncratic and likes to person fun. I americium definite helium would effort and get crossed that to the team. There volition beryllium a batch of passionateness successful his leadership.

"I powerfully judge Ben Stokes volition beryllium the X-factor for our squad successful this season," said Buttler.