We are determined to comeback sturdy, says England’s Jos Buttler after defeat vs Australia
England are but to win a single match within the ongoing tri-series in opposition to Australia and New Zealand. Their tour Down Under has been a moderately tumultous one. After a dismal displaying within the Ashes, England surprisingly thrashed Australia 4-1 within the ODI sequence and now they’ve put themselves in a precarious place within the T20I tri sequence as journey to New Zealand to play the Kiwis for the primary time. Wicketkeeper Jos Buttler reckons that New Zealand might be a welcome change for them and stated that they continue to be a constructive unit. “The beauty of a tri-series is we still have a chance to make the final,” he stated on Saturday (February 10). It can be a pleasant change of scene in New Zealand. We haven’t showcased our capacity as we are able to, and there are guys who are determined to come again sturdy,” he’s quoted as saying by Cricbuzz.
“After a poor performance in Hobart, we were determined to show what we are capable of tonight, but we weren’t able to do that. We didn’t soak up the early pressure and lost wickets. The game plan was to back it up to the end and go well. I never got going and we were never able to get to a defendable score,” he stated.
England’s prime order was taken out by Kane Richardson and Billy Stanlake at MCG within the third T20I and that put strain on Buttler and the remainder of the center order. He was the highest scorer for England with 46 runs. “Losing three early poles, I felt the best way was to then to take some balls and kick on at the end, but that never really happened,” he stated. “I struggled, I was trying hard and it didn’t manage to work. I was hoping to be better than a run-a-ball with five overs to go and then really kick on, but it never happened. I’ll have to improve and look at where I went wrong.”
Australia, then again, fired on all cylinders to chase down the goal of 138 with practically six overs to spare. England now journey to Wellington to play New Zealand. Both sides are in search of their first win within the sequence.