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Jonny Bairstow Wife, Height, Age, IPL, Teams, and More Details

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Jonny Bairstow is an English Cricketer known for his exploits with the bat in the shorter formats. He is one of the most important features of the modern English Cricket Side.

Age 32
Height 5 ft 11
Girlfriend Eleanor Tomlinson
Jersey Number 51

 

Nickname: Jonny, YJB

Date of Birth: 26 September, 1989

Birth Place: Bradford, Yorkshire, England

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Libra

Nationality: English

School: St. Peter’s School, Yorkshire

Family

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

Test debut: vs West Indies, 17 May 2012

ODI debut: vs India, 16 September 2011

T20I debut: vs West Indies, 23 September 2011

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

Records

  • 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 – Alastair Cook, James Anderson

Favourite Cricket Ground: Lord’s

Jonny Bairstow Girlfriend

Marital Status: Unmarried

Girlfriend: Eleanor Tomlinson

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.

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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