One of the blazing English cricketers, Jonathan Marc Bairstow, has garnered popularity for his wondrous batting techniques. Jonny Bairstow has perfectly blended in modern-age cricket with flamboyance and natty skills. Ever since he broke into the national side, Bairstow has cemented his berth with consistent performances and is currently one of the best in the business.
He scored 532 runs from 11 matches at an average of over 48 including two centuries and fifties each and led England from the front. Overall, the 31-year-old keeper-batsman boasts six Test centuries in 74 matches and 11 ODI centuries in 86 games till now.
In this article, have a look at these 7 intriguing facts about Jonny Bairstow:
1. Cricket in Family
Jonny was born on 26th September 1989 to Janet Bairstow and late David Leslie Bairstow in Bradford, UK. His father was a wicket-keeper batsman and represented England in 4 Tests and 21 One Day Internationals and captained Yorkshire from 1984 to 1986. Jonny’s half-brother Andrew Bairstow played for Derbyshire. Jonny lost his father in 1998 when he was only eight.