Great Lesson to Watch MS Dhoni During IPL: Jos Buttler
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Confessing he is a big idol of former India skipper MS Dhoni, English wicketkeeper Jos Buttler said that it is a great lesson to watch the CSK captain play in the cash-rich Indian Premier League, which has now been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus lockdown.

“MS Dhoni has always been a big idol of mine and chaos is always going around him, people wanting a bit of him, the cricket and the noise.

“….it is such a great lesson to just watch him and see first hand how to manage all that thing if you have to perform at the top level and perform in those crunch moment, that certainly has been one of the massive pluses,” Buttler said in an interview to Lancashire Cricket with Warren Hegg.

He also admits as an overseas player, he is always under pressure to perform.

“It was one of pressures you have to learn, especially in India, as an oversees players, you are one of the four in the team and you know the other four who are not playing are also world-class players. So you are under pressure to perform,” he said.

“So that”s been a great learning curve. One of the things I came out with from the first IPL is to just learn to deal with the chaos.”

“There is so much going on off the field, with adverts and stuff that you never done before, meet and greet and different things for different sponsors and then thinking about the game all the time and finding ways to switch off,” added Buttler who started his IPL journey with Mumbai Indians.

Talking about cricket being played behind closed doors, Buttler said: “An interesting thought about when cricket returns, if it comes behind closed doors and there is no fans and stuffs, I know that will be really strange for professional cricketers but in a funny sort of way it will take you back to what it was like when you first started.