Buttler on upward ramp
England batsman aims to build on Edgbaston heroics
Last Updated: 16/09/12 3:35pm
Jos Buttler: full of confidence heading into the World T20 in Sri Lanka
Somerset's Jos Buttler aims to put a slow start to his international career behind him by making a major impact at the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.
Buttler, 22, made only 36 runs in his first six innings for England but slammed a game-changing 32 not out from just 10 balls against South Africa at Edgbaston in the final match of the summer.
"I'm excited about it, gaining a bit of recognition or getting noticed," said Buttler.
"That can only be a good thing; it means you must have done something right for sides to know who you are now. How you deal with that expectation decides how successful you are.
"It's given me a lot of confidence to take into the tournament.
"There's a bit of relief as well to finally put in a good performance for England. International cricket hasn't gone quite as I would have hoped so far.
"But, especially in Twenty20, opportunities come in different ways - and on Wednesday, I got a really good one and was able to take it."