os Buttler has no regrets about not drafting in additional batting choices after England’s lack of runs got here again to hang-out them once more as Bangladesh wrapped up a T20 sequence victory.
England determined in opposition to summoning replacements for injured duo Tom Abell and Will Jacks forward of those three matches, leaving them with 13 gamers to select from and a threadbare batting unit.
Buttler highlighted the absences of a number of gamers together with Alex Hales, Sam Billings and Liam Dawson, who got particular dispensation by England to prioritise the continued Pakistan Tremendous League.
England have been uncovered in Chattogram and now in Dhaka, the place they rejigged their top-order however slipped from 50 for one after six overs on a troublesome pitch to 117 all out in a four-wicket defeat.
However Buttler feels utilizing Moeen Ali and Sam Curran greater up the order provides them an opportunity to acclimatise to situations they could face when England defend their 50-over World Cup title in India this yr.
“It is a totally different steadiness and a distinct really feel to the crew,” mentioned Buttler. “We needed to offer publicity to guys particularly who, in these situations, can even most likely play an element within the 50-over World Cup.
“It felt like an excellent likelihood to show the all-rounders’ batting, perhaps one spot greater than in our regular crew.
“The best way cricket is in the mean time, there’s just a few gamers who’ve opted to not be right here anyway for numerous causes, so it felt like as a substitute of calling another person up, attempt to use the fellows who can be uncovered to those situations within the 50-over World Cup as nicely.”
Buttler has an outstanding report as a gap batter in T20s, averaging 49.2 with a strike-rate of 152.22 in 44 matches, however elected to shift himself right down to quantity 4 within the order on Sunday.
That was right down to numbers three to 6 within the sequence opener all being left-handed, so the right-hand, left-hand mixture of Phil Salt and Dawid Malan opened and, when the latter fell, out strode Moeen.
“We have clearly bought a financial institution of left-handers in our center order, it was simply a chance to vary that up somewhat bit,” mentioned Buttler. “Attempt to break up our proper and left-handers.
“I am very snug batting anyplace within the order, I’ve spent a hell of lots of my profession as a middle-order participant as nicely. I simply felt like it might be a chance to strive one thing totally different.
“The chance for Mo to go in at quantity three, one thing he is carried out efficiently for Chennai Tremendous Kings (within the Indian Premier League). There’s nonetheless some good strengths there as nicely.”
On the identical floor the place Mehidy Hasan Miraz collected 12 match wickets to encourage Bangladesh to a primary Check win over England seven years in the past, the off-spinner claimed 4 for 12 in 4 wonderful overs.
Buttler accepted England didn’t put sufficient on the board, regardless of an impressive effort within the discipline, led by Jofra Archer, who took three for 13 which appeared to offer his facet a glimmer of hope.
However with 13 wanted off 12 balls, Chris Jordan, bowling the penultimate over and his first of the day, was dispatched for 3 fours in 5 deliveries as Bangladesh received with 1.1 overs to spare.
“We all know the problem right here, you must adapt and play nicely, and we’re not miles off,” added Buttler.
“I assumed it was an impressive bowling show from us to take it that deep and put stress on Bangladesh to chase these runs. The additional 10 or 15 runs would have most likely been essential in that sport.”
England will now look to keep away from struggling a whitewash of their first T20 sequence since successful final yr’s World Cup though Mehidy is hoping to deepen the distress of the vacationers.
“There is perhaps some (England) gamers getting relaxation, so it is a good alternative for us, and we’re actually happy with this second,” he mentioned.