The captain cool of India has been rated as the best wicketkeeper in white-ball cricket, but Australia captain Tim Paine feels that in his opinion, England’s Jos Buttler is better than Dhoni in terms of cricket and skills.
Jos Buttler is in a great form and he has played a pivotal role in England’s 5-0 rout of Australia. After the clean sweep in the series, Australian captain has given a controversial statement in which he has said that Jos Buttler is better captain wicketkeeper than MS Dhoni.
The Australian captain started a debate on social media when he compared Jos Buttler to MS Dhoni.
This is how MS Dhoni fans reacted to the comment by Tim Paine on Twitter.
When asked to rate Buttler, who himself is a wicket keeper-batsman said, "He's good, he's very good. Right now, he'd have to be the best white-ball wicketkeeper-batsman in the world.
"I don't think there are too many guys to challenge him. MS Dhoni is pretty good, but at this moment, Jos is at the absolute peak of his powers. He understands his one-day game so well and knows his strengths inside out and just doesn't go away from him."
The England captain, Buttler scored 275 runs in the series with three unbeaten scores of 91*, 54* and 110*.
In fact, he became the savior for the team and made the team win the final ODI for England with his hundred after the home team was in trouble at 50 for five, chasing 206.
Buttler has had a transformation since he played a stellar role for Rajasthan Royals with nearly 600 runs to his credit. He was recalled to the Test team and he responded with two half-centuries in the drawn series against Pakistan.
The England skipper has had an amazing transformation since he played a crucial role for Rajasthan Royals with nearly 600 runs to his credit. In fact, Paine feels that Australian batsmen need to learn something from him.
"He's someone for our batters to watch and see first-hand. Those experiences are going to be really good for D'Arcy Short or Travis Head to see him and Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy at their best," Paine added.
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