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

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Height: 5' 11"
Hometown: Bradford, Yorkshire
Age: 33 Years

Jonny Bairstow Profile

Full NameJonathan Marc Bairstow
ProfessionEnglish Cricketer (Wicket-keeper, batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourFlame-Red
International DebutTest- 17 May 2012 vs West Indies in London
ODI- 16 September 2011 vs India in Cardiff
T20- 23 September 2011 vs West Indies in London
Coach/MentorGeoff Boycott
Jersey Number#51 (England)
Domestic/State TeamsYorkshire, Peshawar Zalmi
Batting StyleRight Hand Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm Medium
Records/Achievements (main ones)• For the sensational 654 runs in the 2007 season of English County Cricket, 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 at an average of 61.60.
• Bairstow, being a wicket keeper, has twice claimed nine dismissals in a test match; first against South Africa in January 2016 and second against Sri Lanka in May 2016.
• Bairstow was named in the England squad for the 2012 series against West Indies because of the fact that he had hit two centuries for Yorkshire and Ravi Bopara at that time was injured and could not be added to the squad.
• 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 of 2022)33 Years
Birthplace Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Zodiac signLibra
HometownBradford, Yorkshire
School St Peter's School, Yorkshire
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

Jonny Bairstow English Cricketer

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jonny Bairstow

  • 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 the 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 dismissed for a golden duck off the very first ball.
  • He was awarded the Man of the match on debut against India in 2011 for his astonishing innings of 41 for 21 balls.
  • His most memorable knock came against South Africa in 2012 Lord’s Test wherein he hammered 95 runs with the help of 13 boundaries after coming out to bat when England was reeling at 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 a three digit figure so far.
  • In July 2023, his dismissal became the talk of the town after Alex Carey, moments before Lunch on the final day of the second Ashes Test, stumped him. Bairstow, after evading a short delivery from Cameron Green, had moved away from the batting crease. However, while the ball was still in play, Carey threw it toward the stumps and successfully knocked off the bails. Bairstow was left stunned and surprised by the turn of events. Later, England captain Ben Stokes expressed his displeasure at the contentious stumping of Jonny Bairstow by Alex Carey and said that he would have never wanted to win in that fashion had he been in the shoes of Australia skipper Pat Cummins. UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak also supported Ben Stoke’s statement and said that what happened was against the spirit of Cricket. [1]Hindustan Times
  • A clip of Jonny from a Test match between India and England, held in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, on 10 March 2024 went viral on the internet. In the video, the crowd chanted ‘Bazball gets battered everywhere they go,’ which made Jonny mad. [2]The Times of India


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