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Jonny Bairstow (English Cricketer) Girlfriend, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

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

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Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’11” (180 cm)

Weight (approx.): 75 Kg

Eye Colour: Blue

Hair Colour: Red

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 26 September, 1989

Age: (As On 2018) 29 Years

Birth Place: Bradford, Yorkshire, England

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Libra

Nationality: English

School: St. Peter’s School, Yorkshire

College: NA

Educational Qualifications: NA


Bairstow with his Mother

Father: David Bairstow

Mother: Janet Bairstow

Sister: Andrew Bairstow

Brother: Rebecca Bairstow

Coach/Mentor: Geoffrey Boycott

Religion: Christianity

Address: NA

Cricket Career

International Debut:

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


  • Jonny Bairstow holds the record for most number of dismissals (70) in a calendar year as well as the most number of runs (1470) in Tests by a wicket-keeper in a year.
  • He is the first English Cricketer to score three consecutive centuries in ODIs.
  • 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 Cricketers

  • Batsmen:
  • Alastair Cook

  • Bowlers:
  • James Anderson

    Favourite Cricket Ground: Lord’s

    Favourite Sportsmen: NA

    Favourite Food: NA

    Favourite Actors: NA

    Favourite Films: NA

    Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA

    Favourite Destinations: NA

    Tattoos: NA

    Smoking/Drinking: NA/Yes

    Girlfriends, Spouse and Children

    Marital Status: Unmarried

    Affairs/Girlfriends: NA

    Wife/Spouse: NA

    Marriage Date: NA

    Children: NA


    Net Worth: £2.33m

    Awards and Recognitions

    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.



    Lesser Known Facts

  • Jonny Bairstow’s father committed suicide due to depression when Jonny Bairstow was just 8 years old.
  • Jonny initially started playing Football, before moving to Rugby and Hockey, and finally settling on Cricket.
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