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Jonny Bairstow Biography

Jonathan Marc "Jonny" Bairstow is an English cricketer, who plays first-class cricket for Yorkshire. A right-hand batsman and wicket-keeper he is the son of former Yorkshire and England keeper David Bairstow and the brother of former Derbyshire player Andrew Bairstow. He top scored 95 in England's first innings in the third test against South Africa at Lords in 2012. In 2008, Bairstow was chosen as the inaugural winner of the Young Wisden Schools Cricketer of the Year award. He was called-up to the first-team squad for the final County Championship match of the season against Sussex but failed to make the starting eleven. At the end of the season he signed a two-year professional contract. Bairstow was a regular in the Yorkshire team in 2010, playing 16 first-class matches and scoring 918 runs. He averaged more than 40 for a second successive season, but could not convert any of his eight fifties into a maiden century. His performances led to selection for the England Performance Programme squad to tour Australia in 2010/11. He was the only Yorkshire batsman to score over 1000 runs in the season and on the back of his strong performances was called up to the England one day squad at the end of the season.

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Bairstow enjoys playful celebration of crucial century
Bairstow enjoys playful celebration of crucial century
After making the headlines for the wrong reasons earlier in the tour, Jonny Bairstow was happy to let his batting do the talking in Perth.
Ashes 2017-18: Day two crucial for England's Ashes chances, says Graham Gooch
Ashes 2017-18: Day two crucial for England's Ashes chances, says Graham Gooch
Graham Gooch says England must pile the runs on during day two if they are to stand a chance of Ashes victory in Perth.
Ashes 2017/18, 3rd Test Day 1: 5 things we learnt from the day
Ashes 2017/18, 3rd Test Day 1: 5 things we learnt from the day
Dawid Malan and Jonny Bairstow's 174 run stand helped England to 305/4 at stumps on day 1 of the third Test.
5 Ashes heroes who committed suicide in later life
5 Ashes heroes who committed suicide in later life
Some of these heroes never had their happy ending after serious struggles with mental illness.
Emotional Bairstow given late father's keeper gloves
Emotional Bairstow given late father's keeper gloves
An emotional gift by an Australian fan.
Ashes 2017-18: Stokes-less England feel the void
Ashes 2017-18: Stokes-less England feel the void
At the moment it looks as if Stokes is a scapegoat and not an MVP for the ECB, who they're using to protect their image.
5 things England can do differently to win the second Test
5 things England can do differently to win the second Test
England were thoroughly cleaned up by Australia in the first Test.
Ashes 2017/18: Jonny Bairstow set to be investigated by ECB after allegedly headbutting Australian opener 
Ashes 2017/18: Jonny Bairstow set to be investigated by ECB after allegedly headbutting Australian opener 
The incident occurred at a bar in Perth.
Ashes 2017/18: England cricket fan travels all the way to Australia without flying
Ashes 2017/18: England cricket fan travels all the way to Australia without flying
Ed Miller has travelled from London to Brisbane without taking a single flight.
5 most underrated batsmen in world cricket right now
5 most underrated batsmen in world cricket right now
These batsmen have consistently delivered but still haven't gotten the praise they deserve.
Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball and Liam Plunkett fined, warned by ECB
Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball and Liam Plunkett fined, warned by ECB
The punishment meted out to the trio is totally unrelated to the Ben Stokes incident.
Top 5 wicketkeeper-batsmen in Tests at the moment
Top 5 wicketkeeper-batsmen in Tests at the moment
All great test teams have a keeper who is also a good batsman. Lets have a look at the best keeper-batsmen around
5 Players who did well for England in the Investec series
5 Players who did well for England in the Investec series
England beat South Africa 3-1 to win the Test series
England vs South Africa 2017, 4th Test: Day 2, 5 talking points
England vs South Africa 2017, 4th Test: Day 2, 5 talking points
Anderson stole the highlight of the day with an exhibition of seam bowling.
South Africa vs England 2017: 2nd Test, 5 talking points
South Africa vs England 2017: 2nd Test, 5 talking points
South Africa gave a sound thrashing to a hapless England side at Trent Bridge.
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