‘Ravi Ashwin in all probability’ – Jos Buttler on the final particular person he would wish to self-isolate with


Buttler nonetheless hasn’t been in a position to overlook his mankading dismissal in IPL final final 12 months.

Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Jos Buttler may need amassed 311 runs in eight matches final 12 months within the Indian Premier League (IPL). However the Rajasthan Royals batsman was extra within the information for his mankading dismissal throughout the sport in opposition to the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) due to their then skipper Ravi Ashwin. Whereas there was numerous furore about his dismissal then, each the cricketers now look again on the incident and have amusing about it.

With the outbreak of the Coronavirus, all of the cricketers, like the remainder of the world, have been compelled to spend their time at dwelling. ‘Keep secure, keep dwelling’ is essentially the most used phrase in the mean time the world over in an effort to break the transmission of the Coronavirus pandemic. And the social media gimmicks have discovered a method to hyperlink it with cricket as nicely.

A meme has gone viral on social media exhibiting Ravi Ashwin mankading Jos Buttler whereas he’s out of his crease depicting the present scenario. It exhibits, for those who get out of your private home, Coronavirus will run you out. And the hilarious has reached the England worldwide as nicely. Ashwin himself had just lately shared the image on his Twitter deal with stating that he preferred the idea.

I maintain getting tweeted about it, says Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler, in some way, isn’t in a position to overlook the unlucky dismissal and the Coronavirus has made positive that the dangerous reminiscence stays contemporary in his thoughts. In a podcast with Sky Sports activities, the 29-year-old funnily picked Ravi Ashwin because the final particular person he would wish to self-isolate with for a similar motive.

“Ravi Ashwin in all probability. It’s truly a 12 months in the past since I obtained mankaded as a result of I maintain getting tweeted about it, saying “keep secure, don’t go outdoors” with these photos of me,” Buttler stated. In the meantime, he’s additionally ready eagerly for the IPL to start this season. The match has been deferred till April 15 however with India going below lockdown till the identical date, speculations are rife over the cash-rich league will even occur this 12 months.

Jos Buttler although is hopeful {that a} shortened model of the IPL to go forward no less than. “Clearly, it’s such a large match for world cricket, so hopefully a few of it might go forward – maybe a shortened match,” he additional added.