Vitality T20 Blast 2021: Jos Buttler To Feature In Six Games For Lancashire Lightning

Vitality T20 Blast 2021: Jos Buttler To Feature In Six Games For Lancashire Lightning

Jos Buttler
Jos Buttler (Image Credit: Twitter)

In a major boost for Lancashire Lightning, swashbuckling wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler will be available in the upcoming edition of Vitality T20 Blast.

The upcoming edition of the Vitality Blast T20 will kick off on June 09 with the final taking place on September 18.

Buttler, who has made just three appearances in the T20 Blast in the last three years, will be available for six fixtures this season.

Jos Buttler
Jos Buttler [Image-IPLT20]
Jos Butter will begin his Vitality T20 Blast 2021 campaign with a couple of home fixtures against Derbyshire Falcons and Leicestershire Foxes at Old Trafford, Manchester, on June 09 and 10.

He will play four away games against Worcestershire Rapids, Derbyshire Falcons, Durham, and Birmingham Bears till June 20.

Buttler, who was a part of the 2015 winning team, is looking forward to making a mark and hopefully play a defining role in his team reaching yet another finals day.

“I really looking forward to pulling on the Red Rose of Lancashire once again. It has been a while, but I always receive a really warm welcome whenever I return to play at Emirates Old Trafford, whether that is with Lancashire or with England. I hope that I can help the lads to get off to a strong start in the Blast and lay the foundations for yet another run to Finals Day,”  Jos Buttler said.

Meanwhile, Lancashire Lightning’s Director of Cricket, Paul Allott admitted that Jos Buttler’s addition will be a huge boost for the team.

”We are thrilled to have Jos available for our first six T20 matches this summer, it will be a huge boost to Glen and the squad. Unfortunately, we have not seen as much of Jos as we would like in recent years, due to busy international schedules, but I am sure that his availability for the Blast this summer will excite Members and supporters alike. As well as strengthening an already strong batting line-up, the experience that a Cricket World Cup winner like Jos can pass onto some of our younger players in the squad will be invaluable,” Allot said.

Lancashire Lightning will be looking to shrug off the heartbreak of the last season where they lost to eventual champions Nottinghamshire by five wickets in the

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