Fox Sports Australia – The England international wicket-keeper compiled a well-made run-a-ball 55, before pushing the limits of T20 cricket a little too far.

Summary

  • Facing Scorchers quick Jhye Richardson, Buttler attempted a hopeful reverse-sweep on a full slower delivery well outside off stump.
  • It backfired dramatically, with an off balance Buttler managing to take his own stumps to dismiss himself hit wicket.
  • Speaking to Fox Cricket on his way to the pavilion, Buttler had mixed feelings about the shot selection.
  • It’s hard to be too critical of the comical dismissal, just four deliveries earlier Buttler produced a stunning reverse-sweep to notch his third fifty of the campaign.
  • “I’m not sure even I know how I pull them off sometimes but it’s a fun part of the game trying to evolve and keep upping your skill level,” Buttler told Fox Cricket.


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