Jos Buttler picks hosts India as favourites for this yr’s T20 World Cup
Ahmedabad: England white-ball vice-captain Jos Buttler feels hosts India, who’re sturdy in each format of the sport, are favourites for this yr’s T20 World Cup.
India, who gained the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007, will host the match in October and November.
“Going into World Cups, you most likely take a look at hosts nations one specifically as sturdy as India who’re going to be favourites for that match,” Buttler, in an interplay with British media on Tuesday, stated.
“There are a lot of wonderful groups, in the previous few World Cups hosts nations have carried out very properly. India is in fact sturdy in each format and T20 isn’t any totally different and particularly enjoying at house I see India because the favourites,” Buttler added.
England and India are slated to play in a five-match T20 sequence, beginning on Friday and the Buttler feels it’s the good alternative for his facet to get acclimatised to the the World Cup situations.
“It is vital for us to play and hopefully you wanna win that sequence and take that confidence and gel collectively as a gaggle and have that readability forward of the World Cup.
“So, it is a improbable alternative for us as a facet to be enjoying towards India in World Cup situations,” he added.
“It is a nice profit for us. Being right here and to play in Ahmedabad within the model new stadium which can play an enormous half within the World Cup and nobody has performed right here earlier than. So it is a massive benefit for us to study situations,” Buttler stated.
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