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Jonny Bairstow Jonny Bairstow - England Cricketer Height: 1.78 m DOB: September 26, 1989

Jonny Bairstow, the son of the former England wicketkeeper David Bairstow, followed his dad's footsteps and played as a wicketkeeper-batsman for the national team. He remains to be England's middle order. Bairstow remains to be England's strength in middle-order in Tests, while he opens innings in the shorter formats. Bairstow's journey to the England national team wasn't a cakewalk as he had to vie for a spot with Jos Buttler, who proved his ability with the gloves and willow as well. However, prolific run-making for Yorkshire made England's selectors picked up Bairstow, who never actually let them down. He played his first ODI against India at Cardiff on September 16, 2011, following which he made his T20I debut on September 23 against West Indies at The Oval. The Yorkshire-born right-handed batsman made his Test debut in May 2012, facing West Indies at Lord's.

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Jonny Bairstow explains extent of freak injury; provides update on his return

Cricket | Oct 04, 2022, 04:35 PM IST

T20 World Cup 2022: Jonny Bairstow provided an update on his freak injury, and laid out an open-ended timeline for his return to the competitive cricket.

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Jonny Bairstow pens heartfelt note after being ruled out of T20 World Cup in Australia

Cricket | Sep 02, 2022, 09:37 PM IST

"A further announcement will be made in due course on who will replace Bairstow in England’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup squad.," ECB said.

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Jonny Bairstow ruled out of ICC Men's T20 World Cup

Cricket | Sep 02, 2022, 09:28 PM IST

In an unfortunate turn of events, Jonny Bairstow has been ruled out of the T20 World Cup in Australia owing to a lower limb injury he sustained in an accident whilst playing golf.

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ENG vs SA, 1st T20I: Jonny Bairstow shines with his innings of 90, sets Twitter ablaze

Cricket | Jul 28, 2022, 02:21 AM IST

As a preparation for their T20I World Cup campaign which is scheduled to be played in Australia this year, the English team is taking on South Africa as they look to work and improve on their game plans.

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Jonny Bairstow felicitated by ICC for his career and game-altering month of heroics

Cricket | Jul 11, 2022, 03:10 PM IST

The wicketkeeper-batsman had missed the initial phase of the county championship as he was busy playing IPL cricket but had security from Brendon McCullum that his place in the Test squad was secure.

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Jonny Bairstow credits role clarity under Brendon McCullum for his impressive game

Cricket | Jul 09, 2022, 03:50 PM IST

Jonny Bairstow spoke about his current form and England's recent wins that have come playing aggressive cricket under New Zealander McCullum.

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ICC Test Rankings: Rishabh Pant makes huge gains followed by England's man in form Jonny Bairstow

Cricket | Jul 06, 2022, 06:45 PM IST

Rishabh Pant has raced way ahead of former India skipper Virat Kohli who dropped out of top 10 for the first time since 2016.

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ENG vs IND, 5th Test, Day 5: The euphoric rise of brilliant Bairstow; Twitter reacts to his ton

Cricket | Jul 05, 2022, 05:48 PM IST

Bairstow scored 114* off 145 deliveries with 15 boundaries and 1 six. 

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IND vs ENG 5th Test, Day 4: Hanuma Vihari drops in form Jonny Bairstow; Twitter erupts

Cricket | Jul 04, 2022, 11:09 PM IST

ith Siraj operating, Bairstow nicked one ball which flew to Vihari at third slip and he completely lost sight of it and missed it.


IND vs ENG: Here's what Bairstow said about verbal exchange with Kohli on Day 3 of Test

Cricket | Jul 04, 2022, 02:58 PM IST

At one point, the umpires and England skipper Ben Stokes had to intervene to cool down tempers during their altercation.

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IND vs ENG 5th Test, Day 3: Brilliant Bairstow stuns India with a ton, Twitter reacts

Cricket | Jul 03, 2022, 08:14 PM IST

Before the Kohli clash, Bairstow scored 13 off 61 deliveries and after the Kohli clash, Bairstow amassed 93 off 79 deliveries. Bairstow then went on to score a magnificent 100 and helped England reach a respectable total. 

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IND vs ENG 5th Test, Day 3: Jonny Bairstow hits yet another ton, team India clueless

Cricket | Jul 03, 2022, 07:17 PM IST

After some time, former Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Jonny Bairstow had some fiery verbal exchange and as a result, Jonny Bairstow took off and started tonking the ball to all corners of the park.

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IND vs ENG 5th Test, Day 3: Bumrah sticks on to a blinder, send skipper Stokes to dressing room

Cricket | Jul 03, 2022, 06:27 PM IST

Ben Stokes who was having difficulties facing the Indian pace battery made a desperate attempt to break free and in the process hit one up straight in the air. To India's misfortune, Shardul Thakur made a complete mockery of the catch


IND vs ENG: Virat Kohli & Jonny Bairstow's heated exchange of words sets Twitter on fire

Cricket | Jul 03, 2022, 04:24 PM IST

Here's how Twitter got floooded with posts from fans after Kohli and Bairstow's argument.

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ENG vs NZ, 3rd Test, Day 2: Bairstow hits consecutive ton, Twitter erupts

Cricket | Jun 25, 2022, 12:24 PM IST

The winning architect of Trent Bridge, Jonny Bairstow continued with his blistering form and smashed a century at Headingley where the third and the final Test match is being played. 

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ENG vs NZ 2nd Test, Day 5: Ballistic Bairstow hits a ton; Twitter reacts

Cricket | Jun 14, 2022, 10:04 PM IST

Bairstow scored 136 off 92 deliveries at a strike rate of 147.83, a kind of innings that is unheard of in Test match cricket.

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Record breaking Bairstow delivers ultimate bashing to NZ; slams 2nd fastest 100 by an Englishman

Cricket | Jun 14, 2022, 10:05 PM IST

Bairstow hit the second-fastest hundred by an Englishman in just 77 balls vs New Zealand at Trent Bridge

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Eng vs NZ | Watch - Jonny Bairstow takes a freakish low catch to send back Will Young

Cricket | Jun 02, 2022, 05:34 PM IST

England are all over New Zealand in the ongoing first Test of the 3-match series. Bairstow reacted in a matter of seconds, got down, and completed a wonderful, rather freakish low catch to send Will Young back.

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IPL 2022 Auction, Day 1: Top Indian and overseas wicketkeepers at mega auction

Cricket | Feb 12, 2022, 11:40 AM IST

From Kishan to De Kock, takes a look at the most sought-after uncapped Indian players at the upcoming mega payday of the cash-rich league.

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Ashes 4th Test: Bairstow century helps England avoid follow-on on Day 3

Cricket | Jan 07, 2022, 02:04 PM IST

The batter scored the tourists' first century in their seventh innings this series to headline a day where England had slumped to 36-4 by lunch before their middle-order counterattacked.

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