Jonny Bairstow Biography, Age, Height, Centuries, Net Worth, Wife, ICC Rankings, Career

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Jonny Bairstow in full, Jonathan Marc Bairstow (born on 26 September 1989 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England) is a right-hand wicket-keeper batter for England. Jonny Bairstow has been a part of the English side for more than a decade in all three formats of cricket. He was a member of the English squad that won the ICC World Cup in 2019. Apart from cricket, Jonny Bairstow is also a good football and rugby player. In the Indian Premier League, Jonny Bairstow was bought by Punjab Kings in the mega auction of TATA IPL 2022 for a whopping amount of 6.75 crores.

Jonny Bairstow Early Life and Education

Jonny Bairstow started playing cricket at a young age of 10 years. His father David Bairstow was a former English Wicketkeeper batter who helped his son in pursuing cricket as career. In his early days, Bairstow was interested in sports such as cricket, rugby and football. But by the time his interest grew more in cricket. He attended St. Peter School in Yorkshire. In his schooling days, he grew up as an amazing player. In 2007, he was awarded with Young Wisden Schools Cricket of the year. In the complete season, Bairstow smashed 654 runs. He was known as run machine in his schooling days.

Jonny Bairstow International Debut

Jonny Bairstow Test Debut – 17 May 2012 against West Indies

Jonny Bairstow ODI Debut – 16 September 2011 against India

Jonny Bairstow T20I Debut – 23 September 2011 against West Indies

Jonny Bairstow Career

Jonny Bairstow Domestic Career

Bairstow started off his domestic career playing for Yorkshire County Club in 2008. In his first 6 matches for the club, Jonny Bairstow smashed 308 runs. After performing magnificently in club matches, he was called in the main

squad of Yorkshire for the finals against Sussex. However, he didn’t get a chance to play the match.

In 2009, Jonny Bairstow was included In the Yorkshire squad from the beginning of the season. Bairstow made his debut against Somerset and scored 28 runs in the first innings and 82 runs in the second innings on his debut. He also kept the gloves in the second innings of the match.

By the next year i.e. in 2010, Jonny Bairstow became the constant member of the Yorkshire squad. In 2020, Bairstow played 16 matches for the club and smashed 918 runs including 8 half centuries.

In 2011, he was appointed as the regular wicketkeeper for the club. In a match against Nottinghamshire, Jonny Bairstow smashed a double century. He was the only batter from his team to score more than 1000 runs in the season.

Jonny Bairstow International Career

After performing well in the domestic circuit, Jonny Bairstow was included in the ODI squad of England against Ireland in 2011. However, he didn’t get a chance to appear in playing 11.

Jonny Bairstow made his international debut in September 2011 in an ODI against India. He scored 41 runs on his debut in just 21 balls and helped England in winning the match. He was awarded with Player of the match award on his debut. Bairstow also made his T20I debut in the same series.

Bairstow smashed his maiden ODI century against India in October 2011.

In May 2012, Jonny Bairstow made his test debut for English side against West Indies. Bairstow scored 37 runs in 2 matches of the series.

In the third test of his career against South Africa, Jonny Bairstow scored 95 runs in first innings and then 54 in the second innings. However, England lost the match.

Jonny Bairstow was included in the squad of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in 2012. Tournament didn’t go so well for Bairstow and he failed to impress with the bat. He remained in and out of the team for a long time.

In 2013, Jonny Bairstow made a remarkable comeback in a series against New Zealand. Bairstow ended up scoring 136 runs in 3 matches with 2 half centuries.

After 2013, Bairstow was dropped from the team from all the formats for almost 1 year. He made a comeback in 2015 in an ODI against New Zealand. He scored 83 runs in the match and helped England in winning the series.’

He was also recalled in the last test of the Ashes in 2015. Jonny Bairstow scored 74 runs in second innings.

In 2015, Bairstow became England’s first choice wicketkeeping option in tests. In the series against South Africa, Bairstow smashed his maiden test century and also set the record for the highest 6th wicket partnership of 399 runs along with Ben Stokes.

In a series against Sri Lanka in 2016, Bairstow scored 140 runs in the 1st match of the series and was named Man of the Match. In the third match of the series, Jonny Bairstow smashed 167 runs and helped England in winning the series. He was awarded with Player of the Series Award.

In 2018, Jonny Bairstow smashed three centuries consecutively and became first English batter to achieve this record.

In 2019, Jonny Bairstow was included in the ICC Cricket World Cup squad for England and he didn’t fail to impress the world. He scored 536 runs in 11 matches and helped England in winning the title for the first time in history.

In Ashes 2021-22, Jonny Bairstow was the only batter from English side to score a century and he helped his team to end the last test for a draw.

Jonny Bairstow T20 Franchise Career

Jonny Bairstow has played in few T20 leagues in the world. He has been a part of Indian Premier League since 2019.

In 2019, Bairstow was roped in by Sunrisers Hyderabad for 2.20 crores. He smashed 445 runs in 10 matches he played in his first season.

In 2020, Bairstow scored 345 runs in 11 matches including 3 half centuries.

He remained the part of Hyderabad franchise before getting released in 2021 after the season. Jonny Bairstow was bought by Punjab Kings in the mega auction of TATA IPL 2022 for a whopping amount of 6.75 crores.

Jonny Bairstow Stats

In Tests, Jonny Bairstow has played 83 matches and scored 4801 runs including 8 centuries and 22 half centuries.

In ODIs, Jonny Bairstow has played 89 matches and scored 3498 runs including 11 centuries and 14 half centuries.

In T20Is, Jonny Bairstow has played 63 matches and scored 1190 runs including 13 half centuries.

In IPL, Jonny Bairstow has played 33 matches and scored 1085 runs including 1 century and 7half centuries.

Jonny Bairstow Records

· First English Wicketkeeper to claim 9 dismissals twice in tests.

· Most runs in a calendar year in 2016.

· First English batter to score 3 centuries consecutively.

Jonny Bairstow Family

Jonny Bairstow was born to David Bairstow who was a wicketkeeper in his days for England and Janer Bairstow. He has a brother and a sister named Rebecca Bairstow.

Personal Information

Jonny Bairstow Full Name: Jonathan Marc Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow Nickname: Jonny

Jonny Bairstow Height: 180 cm

Jonny Bairstow Birthplace: Bradford, Yorkshire, England

Jonny Bairstow Date of Birth: 26 September 1989

Jonny Bairstow Age: 32 years

Jonny Bairstow Nationality: English

Jonny Bairstow Religion: Christian

Jonny Bairstow School: St. Peter’s School, Yorkshire

Jonny Bairstow Marital Status: Unmarried

Jonny Bairstow Jersey Number: 51

Jonny Bairstow Batting style: Right-hand bat

Jonny Bairstow Hobbies: Playing Football, Rugby

FAQs

  1. When did Jonny Bairstow made his debut?

Jonny Bairstow made his international debut in September 2011 in an ODI against India.

2. How many runs Bairstow scored in 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup?

In 2019, Jonny Bairstow was included in the ICC Cricket World Cup squad for England and he didn’t fail to impress the world. He scored 536 runs in 11 matches and helped England in winning the title for the first time in history.

3. Who is Jonny Bairstow’s father?

Jonny Bairstow’s father David Bairstow was a former English Wicketkeeper batter who helped his son in pursuing cricket as career.

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