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Jonny Bairstow

Key facts

Full Name: Jonathan Marc Bairstow
Born: September 26 1989 , Bradford
County: Yorkshire
Other teams: England, England Lions
Test debut: England v West Indies, Lord's, May 17 2012
ODI debut: England v India, Cardiff, Sept 16 2011
T20 debut: England v West Indies, Oval, Sep 23 2011
Batting Style: Right-hand bat

Biography

Jonny Bairstow, son of former England and Yorkshire wicketkeeper David Bairstow, is a powerful batsman and improving gloveman possessing plenty of determination.Bairstow junior was named as schools cricketer of the year in 2008 after averaging 218 for St Peter's School in York.He enjoyed a successful 2008 season at Yorkshire, adding to his academy performances by scoring 308 runs in the Second XI Championship at an average of 62. This included 139 not out against Worcestershire at Headingley.His fine form led to him being selected in the squad for the last LV= County Championship game of th...

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