Jos Buttler overtakes MS Dhoni… savior for the team against South Africa… Yuvraj Singh also left behind

New Delhi. England captain Jos Buttler scored a brilliant century in the third and last ODI of the 3-match series against South Africa (ENG vs SA). On the basis of Butler’s excellent innings, England defeated the Proteas team by 59 runs. During this, wicketkeeper Batter Butler registered a big achievement in his name. He left behind the records of veteran Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhonis) and Yuvraj Singh (Yuvraj Singh).

In this match played at Kimberley’s Diamond Oval, Jos Buttler scored an inning of 131 runs off 127 balls. This is Butler’s 11th century in ODIs. Butler scored his second century in 50-over cricket against South Africa. This is Butler’s eighth century on the fifth or lower order. He has become the batsman to score more centuries at this number. Earlier this record was in the name of former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and all-rounder Yuvraj Singh. Both had scored 7 centuries by landing in the fifth or lower order.

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South African legends AB de Villiers, Eoin Morgan and Andrew Symonds have scored 6 centuries in the fifth or lower order in ODIs. Talking about the match, the English team batting first scored 346 runs for 7 wickets. David Malan played an inning of 118 runs in 114 balls. For South Africa, fast bowler Lungi Angidi took 4 wickets. Chasing the target, the Protea team could score only 287 runs. Heinrich Klaasen played an inning of 80 runs on his behalf.

Jofra Archer regained fitness
England fast bowler Joffra Archer took 6 wickets in the third ODI. Archer, who returned to competitive cricket after a long time, also proved his fitness during this period. Archer’s return to rhythm is a good sign for IPL franchise Mumbai Indians. Archer did not play in IPL last season due to injury. Archer bowled one over maiden in 9.1 overs and sent 6 English batsmen to the pavilion for 40 runs.

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