New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals(RR) star opening batsman Joss Buttler has scored his fourth century in IPL 2022. Thanks to 4 centuries and as many half-centuries, Buttler has scored 824 runs at a strike rate of 151 in the 16 matches he has played so far. Before the playoffs, Buttler could not do anything special in a few matches. But in the last two matches, Jos Buttler has played match-winning innings.
Jos Buttler became the third-highest run-scorer in an IPL season. Buttler scored 106 off 60 balls in the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). In this match, Buttler hit 10 fours and 6 sixes. Virat Kohli (973 in 2016) and David Warner (738 runs in 2016) hold the record for most runs in a single season of IPL. Buttler needs 149 runs to break Virat's record of most runs in a single season and Buttler is yet to bat in the final match. In the orange cap list, Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul is at the second position with 616 runs.
RR scored a whirlwind century from Jos Buttler (106 not out) to beat RCB by seven wickets in the second qualifier of the Indian Premier League at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Friday to advance to the final to be held on May 29, where they will face the tournament-making debut Gujarat Titans. This was Buttler's fourth century this season for which he hit 10 fours and five sixes in 59 balls. Then another six took the team to the final on Sunday.
RR had earlier stopped Bangalore at the score of 157 for eight with excellent bowling from the famous Krishna (three wickets for 22 runs) and Obed McCoy (three for 23) in a packed stadium. Buttler's unbeaten knock of 10 fours and six sixes off 60 balls then helped them win by scoring 161 for three in 18.1 overs.