Despite their loss to Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League final, the Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals have a bigger picture being that Jos Buttler has topped all players to become the orange cap holder in the IPL 2022. He’s also the first player in IPL history to score the most scores for a team in all three playoff games.
Jos Buttler was a key component in the Rajasthan Royals reaching the IPL 2022 final, amassing an incredible 863 runs in 17 games, the second-highest total ever after Virat Kohli, who surpassed the 900-run milestone in 2016, despite his team losing.
Buttler was in fantastic form in the first part of the tournament, hitting 300 runs in his first seven games, but then he lost his touch. He only scored 138 runs in the following seven matches. He and his club had done enough in the league stage to finish in the top two in the points table.
In qualifier 1, Jos Buttler struggled to get going against Gujarat Titans, relying on luck throughout his innings, but he took use of his opportunities, hitting 89 runs off 56 balls.
He returned to his fiery best in Qualifier 2 in Ahmedabad, scoring his fourth century of the season against Royal Challengers Bangalore. He blasted 106 runs off 60 pitches to lead his team to victory.He scored 39 runs in the final and reached 850 runs in a single tournament season. Despite the fact that his team lost in the final, no one can deny Jos Buttler’s outstanding season.