Jonathan Marc Bairstow is an English cricketer, who plays internationally for England and domestically for Yorkshire. Bairstow was part of the England squad that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup. A right-hand batsman, he is the only England wicket-keeper to twice claim nine dismissals in a Test match, against South Africa in January 2016, and against Sri Lanka in May 2016. Only Jack Russell, and Bob Taylor have claimed more in a single Test match. In 2016, Bairstow set a new record for the most dismissals by a wicket-keeper in a calendar year. In the same year, Bairstow also set a record for most runs in Test matches by a wicket-keeper in a single year. By scoring 1,470 runs in Tests in the year, Bairstow almost doubled the previous record of 777 for England wicket-keepers set by Matt Prior in 2012, and comprehensively surpassed the former record for any Test country of 1,045 runs, held by former Zimbabwe wicket-keeper Andy Flower.
|Full name:||Jonathan Marc Bairstow|
|Born:||September 26, 1989, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England|
|Relations:||David Bairstow (father), Andrew Bairstow (half-brother)|
|Twitter:||Jonny Bairstow's Twitter profile|
About Jonny Bairstow
English wicket-keeper batsman who joined Yorkshire in 2009 and became a competitor on the English national team.
He scored 654 runs with an average of 218 while playing for St. Peter's School, York.
He made his Test debut for England on May 17, 2012 against West Indies.
He was born in Bradford, England and his brothers David and Andrew also became professional cricketers.
He was teammates with Matthew Hoggard on Yorkshire in 2009.
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