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ODI World Cup: Jos Buttler on watching England’s white-ball reputation fade
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ODI World Cup: Jos Buttler on watching England’s white-ball reputation fade

jos butler On a leisurely pre-winter afternoon in Bangalore, the groundsmen and guards were still stretching their limbs, napping in the shade, and letting out deep yawns when Jos Buttler set foot on the ground. He looked up at the sun, which might have been kinder than the fire in Mumbai. He strolled to the square where three pitches were covered with a thin layer of tent cloth while he observed the eagles swooping down. A groundsman gave a sneak peek, his face wearing a puzzled expression. He stopped and turned around as he trudged back to the dressing room. He observed some of the best people in England working on their chores. Ben Stokes, the man of miracles, was swinging for the fences. One of the best batsmen England has produced in this generation, Joe Root, was practising la...