“It’s certainly my ambition to represent England in all three formats of the game,” says Buttler

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England wicket-keeper batsmen Jos Buttler said that the entire side was hurting after a poor showing in the Test series so far while he has no plans to give up Test cricket despite poor form.

England team is in trouble in the ongoing Ashes Test series against Australia. After the loss of the first two tests, they also couldn’t save the third one and lost it very badly. 

In the third Ashes test in Melbourne, Match was being wrapped within two and a half days and it hurts England most. 

After England was beaten by an innings and 14 runs in Melbourne, Jos Buttler crumbled no words when he said that the entire side was hurting after a poor showing in the Test series so far.

“There’s an overriding sense of disappointment and frustration with the situation we’ve found ourselves in,”

Buttler said on Sunday (January 2).

“We’ve not competed or played the cricket we wanted to at the start of the tour. We’re not gelling as a group and individually playing well enough to compete with Australia. We certainly don’t want to be a team to lose 5-0.”

Jos Buttler couldn’t perform well with the bat in the whole Ashes series, he averages 19.20 in the first three Ashes tests while overall his averaging 32.35 in the Test format with two centuries. 

After the bat, he didn’t perform well with the gloves behind the stumps and dropped the catches. 

“In hindsight, just before a tea break is a poor time to get out, but I wanted to be attacking and positive in that innings,”

Buttler said.

“Mid-on and mid-off were up. I saw that as an opportunity to score, I didn’t execute that. That’s all it is.

“It’s a very lonely place dropping a catch,”

he added.

“It’s one of the worst feelings in cricket, letting down your mates. It doesn’t just hurt you, it hurts the whole team. You’ve certainly got to be able to be very strong with your character to try to come through that. Especially when you’re wicketkeeping, there’s nowhere to hide.”

The wicket-keeper batsmen hope that he still plays test matches and hopes that he will be selected for the next test series against West Indies. He has no plan to give up Test cricket despite poor form.

“It’s certainly my ambition,”

Buttler said.

“I don’t think I’d have put as much into it as I have done if it wasn’t. I have fantastic family support – they’re very supportive of me and my career and make a lot of sacrifices for that. That’s one thing that gives you a lot of motivation drive to try to make it all worth it. It’s certainly maintained my drive and ambition to try and play.”