Being the son of former England keeper David Bairstow, the cricket World was introduced to Jonny Bairstow naturally at an early age. But this did not make it any easier for him as he struggled to find his way into fame. In his career journey, Jonny has impressed due to his consistent batting.
Here are more details about Jonny Bairstow’s cricket journey;
|Full Name||Jonathan Marc Bairstow|
|Born In||Bradford, United Kingdom|
|Bat Style||Right-Handed batsman|
|Bowl Style||Right-arm medium|
|Birth Date||26 September 1989|
|Net Worth||INR 59 crore (USD 8 million)|
|Teams||England, Peshawar Zalmi, Kerala Knights, Sunrisers Hyderabad, World XI, Yorkshire, Team Stokes, Team Moeen, Melbourne Stars, England Cricket Board XI, Team Morgan, Welsh Fire.|
Jonny Bairstow is a talented batsman and wicket-keeper who can handle any batting at any order. He has been giving good scores as a batsman in various tournaments.
Test: Jonny Bairstow has played 78 matches in the Test editions. In 138 innings, he has made 4381 runs, a high score of 167, and 8 Not Outs. His average is 33.70, while his strike rate is 54.55.
ODIs: For the ODIs, Jonny has played 89 matches where he has made 3498 runs in 81 innings. His highest score is 141, and he has 8 Not Outs. His average in the ODIs is 47.91, while the strike rate is 105.0.
T20s: Having played 57 matches in the T2Os, Jonny has a record of 1143 runs in 51 innings. His highest score is 86, while the number of Not Outs and the average are 10 and 27.87, respectively. Jonny’s strike rate is 137.0.
World Cup: Jonny has played in the 23 World cup, where he has recorded 1107 runs in 22 innings. He has the highest score, which is 124, while the average is 50.31. In addition, Jonny’s strike rate is 100.0.
Jonny Bairstow first became famous when he scored 654 runs for his school St Peter’s, in 2007. He was given the nickname “Young Jonny Bairstow” by his fans. When starting his career, he played for the Yorkshire team in their second XI. His excellent performance in 2008 made him be called to the first team, and from there, he has fixed his position in various places.
Jonny Bairstow made his Test debut on May 17, 2012, against West Indies at Lord’s. He was presented his cap by a close family friend and former Yorkshire and England cricketer Geoff Boycott.
Jonny’s last Test match was against India at Kennington Oval on September 02, 2021. India won by 157 runs.
He made it to the England ODI in 2011 and made his debut on September 16 at Cardiff in the same year. He registered 41 runs off just 21 balls leading his team to win by 6 wickets will 10 balls remaining.
He played the last ODI match on July 4, 2021, against Sri Lanka at County Ground.
In the T20, Jonny made his debut on September 23, 2011, against West Indies at Kennington Oval. He did not bat, but he shared his debut with Ben Stokes, who also did not bat or bowl.
His last match in the T20 was on July 20, 2021, against Pakistan at Emirates Old Trafford. England won by 3 wickets.
Jonny Bairstow played his first IPL edition in 2019. Sunrisers Hyderabad bought him for INR 2.2 crore. He did not disappoint his fans and the team as he made his debut and became the highest run-getter for the Hyderabad team after David Warner. Jonny scored 39 balls as an opener, although his team lost the match.
His last T20 match was on July 27, 2021, between Fire and Brave at Cardiff. Jonny was the Man of the match in this game, and Fire won by 18 runs.