Hailing from the most prominent county of Northern England, Yorkshire, Jonny Bairstow is an English Cricketer known for his exploits with the bat in the shorter formats. England’s first choice wicket-keeper across all three formats now, Jonny Bairstow is one of the most important features of the modern English Cricket Side. Despite being a regular for his national side, Bairstow is set to debut in the Indian Premier League in the upcoming 2019 season for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. A lot is expected of him in the IPL owing to his display of batting prowess of late.
Name: Jonathan Marc Bairstow
Nickname: Jonny, YJB
Role: Wicket-Keeper Batsman
Height (approx.): 5’11” (180 cm)
Weight (approx.): 75 Kg
Eye Colour: Blue
Hair Colour: Red
Date of Birth: 26 September, 1989
Age: (As On 2018) 29 Years
Birth Place: Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Libra
School: St. Peter’s School, Yorkshire
Educational Qualifications: NA
Father: David Bairstow
Mother: Janet Bairstow
Sister: Andrew Bairstow
Brother: Rebecca Bairstow
Coach/Mentor: Geoffrey Boycott
Test: vs West Indies, 17 May 2012
ODI: vs India, 16 September 2011
T20I: vs West Indies, 23 September 2011
Jersey Number: 51 (England)
Major Teams: England, England Cricket Board XI, England Lions, Yorkshire, Peshawar Zalmi, Sunrisers Hyderabad
Nature on field: Talkative and Aggressive
Likes to play against: Australia
Career Turning Point: Jonny Bairstow’s rise to the next level was surprisingly marked with a double century on two occasions. First his double century for Yorkshire seconds against Lancashire Seconds made him a regular for Yorkshire’s first team and then a double century for the first team against Nottinghamshire in 2011 saw him earn a well deserved debut for the England National Side.
Hobbies: Watching and occasionally playing Football, American Football, and Hockey.
Favourite Cricket Ground: Lord’s
Favourite Sportsmen: NA
Favourite Food: NA
Favourite Actors: NA
Favourite Films: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite Destinations: NA
Marital Status: Unmarried
Marriage Date: NA
Net Worth: £2.33m
Jonny Bairstow holds the Young Wisdens School Cricketer Of The Year Award for his impressive batting show in 2007.
Jonny and his father, David Bairstow were the 13th father-son pair to represent England in Cricket.