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.
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Nickname: Jonny, YJB
Date of Birth: 26 September, 1989
Birth Place: Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Libra
School: St. Peter’s School, Yorkshire
Father: David Bairstow
Mother: Janet Bairstow
Sister: Andrew Bairstow
Brother: Rebecca Bairstow
Coach/Mentor: Geoffrey Boycott
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
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
Marital Status: Unmarried
Girlfriend: Eleanor Tomlinson
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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