Watch: Buttler smashes quickfire 77

Buttler smashes quickfire 77

Mumbai Indians’ Jos Buttler has smashed his first half-century in Indian Premier League as his team beat Kings XI Punjab in a remarkable run-chase in Indore in match 22.

Mumbai required 199 runs to win after Hashim Amla’s devastating knock of 104* runs helped Punjab post 198/4. Mumbai need a quick start to their innings  to chase down the target.

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England’s Buttler proved himself on the stage. He started the flury of runs since the first over was bowled. He and Parthiv Patel made 81-run partnership for the opening wicket in 5.5 overs.

Buttler brought up his half-century in 24 balls. He went on to score 77 runs from 37 deliveries at a strike rate of 208.10. His innings included 7 fours and 5 sixes.

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