England wicket keeper Jos Buttler content with ‘finisher’ role; aims to score big in World Cup

Buttler would win his 50th one-day international cap in England’s World Cup opener against Australia on Saturday.

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England wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler has expressed that though he is content in his role as a ‘finisher’, his ambition is to bat for 35-40 overs, and score big hundreds for the team.

Buttler would win his 50th one-day international cap in England’s World Cup opener against Australia on Saturday. Buttler said that he was ‘ambitious to score bigger scores and didn’t want to be pigeon-holed as someone who could only finish an innings’, the BBC reported.

The wicket-keeper batsman further said that he would want to be someone who could bat for 35 to 40 overs and get big hundreds, the report added.