Cricket fans spot what Jos Buttler has written on his bat during Pakistan Test

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England were dismissed for 363 in the second NatWest Test against Pakistan at Headingley – a lead of 189.

Pakistan wrapped up England’s first innings inside the opening hour of the third morning, but not before Jos Buttler had produced some explosive hitting in making an unbeaten 80.

England had resumed on 302 for seven and Pakistan’s hopes of making early in-roads were not helped by dangerman Mohammad Amir being discomforted by a shoulder injury.

However, Sam Curran soon fell for 20 on his 20th birthday as he edged Mohammad Abbas to Asad Shafiq at second slip, the dismissal confirmed by TV review.

Buttler went on the attack and became the first England batsman to pass 50, reaching the landmark by hooking Abbas for six.

It was Buttler’s eighth half-century in 20 Tests and he had made 80 from 101 balls, including 11 fours and two sixes, with Stuart Broad (two) and James Anderson (five) the final wickets to fall.

Despite his heroics with the bat, a lot of cricket fans weren't actually talking about his successful innings.

Oh no. In fact, several fans on Twitter were eagle-eyed enough to see what he had written on the handle of his bat.

It's not unusual for cricketers to amend their bats and design them how they want, but it is unusual to see them write words on the bottom of the handle - something Buttler has done for the Test against Pakistan.

Given what he had written on it, however, he probably wishes no-one saw it.

Take a look at the pictures below and make out for yourself what it says.

Can you make out what it says yet?

However, according to sports writer Vithusan Ehantharajah, Buttler has had that written on his bat since 2015.

We aren't sure why, but you've got to find it amusing. And if he keeps scoring runs for England, he shouldn't break tradition.

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