Mumbai, Apr 26 Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has heaped praise on Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler for his excellent batting so far this season in the Indian Premier League, saying his stellar performance in the T20 league will continue as he is in “unmatched” form. are in.
England batsman Butler has been in fine form and has so far scored three centuries in seven matches against Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals. Pietersen said on ‘Star Sports’, “We are running out of adjectives and superlatives. It is because of these kind of innings that the IPL has been wonderful.
He said, “The audience likes it, we like it, everybody in the studio likes it. I mean he played some shots which you will not get to see. You can’t practice a shot like that.
The former England captain said, “You will either have these shots or you will not. He is a very talented player and in exceptional form. When he bats like this, all you can say is how amazing he is. He takes time and then reaps the benefits.
Buttler hit nine sixes and as many fours during his 65-ball 116 against Delhi Capitals as Rajasthan Royals scored 222 for two.
Pietersen said, “Jos batted brilliantly against Delhi Capitals (in the last match). I am sure he will continue to bat like this because when you are in this form in the tournament, you go on batting, especially when the wickets are good.
“So I don’t think he will change his batting style.