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Jonny Bairstow Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more


Wiki, Salary, Girlfriend and Personal information of Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow is a right-hand batsman and England wicket-keeper. He made his first-class debut against Somerset in June 2009. Here you will find information about Jonny Bairstow bio, age, height, weight, net worth, salary and relationship status. He made his debut in the 1st Test against the West Indies at Lord’s in 2012.

About/Bio/Wiki of Jonathan Marc Bairstow

Full Name Jonathan Marc Bairstow
Profession English Cricketer (Wicket-keeper, batsman)

Physical Status & More

  • in centimeters- 180 cm
  • in meters- 1.80 m
  • in feet inches- 5’11”
  • in kilograms- 75 kg
  • in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye Colour Blue 
Hair Colour Flame-Red
Body Colour Fair


Jonny Bairstow in the field
International Debut

Test- 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


Geoff Boycott

Jersey Number  #51 (England)
Domestic/State Teams Yorkshire, Peshawar Zalmi
Nature on field


Likes to play against


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 Point

The 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 Birth 26 September 1989
Birth Place Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Libra
Nationality English
Hometown Bradford, Yorkshire, England
School St Peter’s School, Yorkshire
College N/A
Religion Christianity


Marital Status Unmarried
Wife/Spouse N/A

Son- None

Daughter- None


Father- David Bairstow (Former Cricketer)

Mother- Janet Bairstow


Brother- Andrew Bairstow (Former First Class Cricketer)

Sister- Rebecca Bairstow

Favorite Things

Hobbies Playing Football, Rugby & Hockey
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favourite Batsman Alastair Cook
Favourite Bowler James Anderson
Favourite cricketer Ground Lord’s
Salary (2020) ₹ 22,000,000(IPL)
Total IPL Income  ₹ 44,000,000
Net Worth  $19 Million

Controversies of Jonny Bairstow:

He doesn’t have any controversies in his career till now.

Does Jonny Bairstow smoke: Not Known
Does Jonny Bairstow drink alcohol: Yes

Some less known facts about Jonny Bairstow:

  • 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.
  • 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.

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