Jonny Bairstow Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography & More

Jonny Bairstow Profile


Real NameJonathan Marc Bairstow
ProfessionEnglish Cricketer (Wicket-keeper, batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
Weightin Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourFlame-Red
International DebutTest- 17 May 2012 vs West Indies in Lord's
ODI- 16 September 2011 vs India in Sophia Gardens
T20- 23 september 2011 vs West Indies in Kennington Oval
Coach/MentorGeoff Boycott
Jersey Number#51 (England)
Domestic/State TeamsYorkshire, Peshawar Zalmi
Batting StyleRight Hand Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm Medium
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstAustralia
Favourite ShotNot Known
Records/Achievements (main ones)• For the sensational 654 runs in thw 2007 season, Jonny was named the winner of the Young Wisden Schools Cricketer of the year award.
• In the 2008 season, he played second XI cricket for Yorkshire, scoring 308 runs in 6 matches with an average of 61.60.
• Bairstow, being a wicket keeper, has twice claimed nine dismissals in a test match, against South Africa in January 2016 and Sri Lanka in May 2016.
• Bairstow was named in the England squad for the 2012 season against West Indies. Reson being, the two centuries for Yorkshire and injured Ravi Bopara. • On 17 May 2012, Bairstow made his test debut. His cap was presented to him by former Yorkshire and England cricketer, Geoff Boycott.
Career Turning PointThe tour to South Africa in 2015 proved to be the stepping stone for Jonny Bairstow, where he scored his maiden test century, and was involved in a sixth wicket partnership of 399 runs with Ben Stokes, completing the series with 359 individual runs at a commendable average of 89.75.
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 September 1989
Age (as in 2016)27 Years
Birth Place Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
Hometown Bradford, Yorkshire
School St Peter's School, York
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- David Bairstow (Former Cricketer)
Young Jonny with his father David
Mother- Janet Bairstow
Jonny Bairstow with his mother Janet Bairstow
Brother- Andrew Bairstow (Former First Class Cricketer)
Jonny Bairstow brother Andrew Bairstow
Sister- Rebecca Bairstow
Jonny Bairstow sister Rebecca Bairstow
HobbiesPlaying Football, Rugby & Hockey
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

Jonny Bairstow English Cricketer

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jonny Bairstow

  • Does Jonny Bairstow Smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Jonny Bairstow drink Alcohol?: Yes
  • Being a son of former English Cricket, David Bairstow and the brother of former first class cricketer, Andrew Bairstow, Cricket is  in his blood.
  • The Bairstows have become 13th father and son combination to represent England in Tests.
  • Jonny was just 8 when his father committed suicide, while under depression. Later, his mother was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, but, she was cured after following extensive chemotherapy.
  • Jonny played Football for 7 long years. He also used to play Rugby and Hockey. But, finally settled into the Cricket.
  • In his debut A- list match in 2009, he got out on a duck off the very first ball.
  • He was awarded Man of the match on debut against India, in 2011, for his astonishing inning of 41 for 21 balls.
  • Jonny left the crowd to a standing ovation, hammering 95 against South Africa. His awe inspiring knock came when England was reeling 54/4.His most memorable knock came against South Africa in 2012 Lord’s Test. He hammered 95 runs with the help of 13 boundaries after coming out to bat when England was reeling at 54/4. Bairstow’s brilliant knock came when England was reeling 54/4. He scored a half century in  the second Inning on the match as well.
  • As of 10 January 2017, Jonny has played 22 ODI and 20 T20I matches, but, hasn’t got into three figure marks.