Jonny Bairstow, the son of the former England wicketkeeper David Bairstow, is an attacking wicketkeeper-batsman who has become a cricketer to be reckoned with in England’s middle order. A right-hand batsman and wicket-keeper, Bairstow currently holds the distinction of being the only England wicket-keeper to twice claim nine dismissals in a Test match.
In 2016, Bairstow set a new record for the most dismissals (70) by a wicket-keeper in a calendar year.In the same year, Bairstow also set a record for most runs in Test matches by a wicket-keeper in a single year. By scoring 1,470 runs in Tests in the year, Bairstow almost doubled the previous record of 777 and comprehensively surpassed the former record for any Test country of 1,045 runs.
The prolific run-making batsman also plays for Yorkshire, England Lions, England Performance Programme, Peshawar Zalmi, Yorkshire 2nd XI.
|Full Name:||Jonathan Marc Bairstow|
|Date of Birth:||September 26, 1989, Yorkshire|
|Major teams:||England, England Lions, England Performance Programme, Peshawar Zalmi, Yorkshire, Yorkshire 2nd XI|
|Playing role:||Middle Order Batsman|
|Batting style:||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling style:||Right-arm medium|
Test debut England v West Indies at Lord’s, May 17-21, 2012
ODI debut England v India at Cardiff, Sep 16, 2011
T20I debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Sep 23, 2011
Spartan Debut England v Australia at The MCG, Dec 26, 2017