Buttler reflects on the positive atmosphere in RR’s dressing room after win over KKR: ‘People celebrating each other’s success’

Rajasthan Royals Clinch Victory Against Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) – Rajasthan Royals (RR) opener Jos Buttler led his team to a thrilling victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the IPL 2024. Buttler’s unbeaten 107 off 60 balls helped RR chase down a target of 224 runs in the final ball of the match.

Reflecting on the win, Buttler expressed his satisfaction with the team’s performance, stating that “team seems settled” and everyone is “happy for each other’s success.” RR now sits comfortably atop the IPL standings after this crucial win at the Eden Gardens.

Former England captain Eoin Morgan praised Buttler for his incredible display, highlighting his consistency and ability to excel in pressure situations without requiring assistance. Morgan commended Buttler for scoring a century and delivering the winning runs for his team.

Buttler, speaking about his seventh IPL century, expressed his joy at hitting the winning runs off the last ball, stating, “The TATA IPL always seems to throw up these matches, and that’s what allows you to keep thinking that something crazy might be possible.” He credited the team’s belief and camaraderie for the successful season start.

The dressing room atmosphere in Rajasthan Royals was described as fantastic by Buttler, who emphasized the importance of continuity and familiarity within the team. He highlighted the support and encouragement among players for each other’s success, making it a great environment to be in.

Next, Rajasthan Royals will face Mumbai Indians at their home ground on April 22. The team will look to carry forward the momentum from their thrilling victory against KKR and continue their winning streak in the IPL 2024 season.


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