Jonny Bairstow Biography, Records, Batting, Wicketkeeping, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


 Jonny Bairstow Full Biography

The cricketer with all the ingredients of modern-day cricket named Jonny Bairstow was born in Bradford. He’s the son of former English cricketer Davis Bairstow who committed suicide and that was the tough phase for Jonny Bairstow and his family. His extraordinary scores of 654 in school cricket earned him a winner of the Young Wisden Schools Cricketer of the Year award. Two years later, he made his First-Class debut for Yorkshire against Somerset in 2009.


Jonny Bairstow made his ODI debut against India at Cardiff, playing as a specialist batsman his knock of 21 balls 41 earned him a man of the match award in his debut game. After being inconsistent with the bat and in the race of glove competition with teammate Jos Buttler, Bairstow was unable to get proper chances at the higher level. After that, he was promoted to open the innings in the white-ball cricket which proved successful. He had always tough competition with Jos Butler. He came into the limelight in the late 2010s when he led the English team to their maiden ODI world cup. He scored heavily in 2019 ICC world cup and win the title. His aggressive nature of play attracted many franchises across the globe. He had played IPL for sunrisers Hydrabad and BBL for Melbourne Stars.


 Jonny Bairstow Basic Information 

  • Name: Jonathan Marc Bairstow
  • Nickname: Bluey
  • Role: Wicket-keeper-batsman
  • Batting Style: right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: N/A

 Jonny Bairstow Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.):  5’11”
  • Weight (approx.): 70 kg
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Flame-Red

Personal Life of Jonny Bairstow

  • Date of Birth: 26 September 1989 
  • Age: 32 years
  • Birth Place: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Nationality: British
  • School: St Peter’s School, Yorkshire
  • College:
  • Educational Qualifications: N/A
  • Net Worth: $1 Million – $5 Million

 Jonny Bairstow Family & Religion

  • Father: David Bairstow


  •  Mother: Janet Bairstow
  • Brother: Andrew Bairstow (half-brother)
  • Sister: Rebecca Bairstow


  • Coach/Mentor:  Geof Boycott
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Address: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England

Cricket Career Of  Jonny Bairstow

  • Test:  England vs West Indies at Lord’s – May 17 – 21, 2012
  • ODI: England vs India at Cardiff – September 16, 2011
  • T20: England vs West Indies at The Oval – September 23, 2011
  •  Jersey Number: 51
  • Domestic/State Teams: England, Yorkshire, England Cricket Board XI, Peshawar Zalmi, Kerala Knights, Sunrisers Hyderabad, World XI, Team Stokes, Team Moeen, Melbourne Stars, Team Morgan, Welsh Fire
  • Nature on the field: Calm.

Batting Career

Batting Career Summary
M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 80 142 8 4575 167 34.14 8387 54.55 7 0 22 531 31
ODI 89 81 8 3498 141 47.92 3331 105.01 11 0 14 391 89
T20I 63 57 12 1190 86 26.44 876 135.84 0 0 7 111 49
IPL 28 28 3 1038 114 41.52 730 142.19 1 0 7 99 46

Bowling Career


Bowling Career Summary
M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 80
ODI 89
T20I 63
IPL 28



Source: Cricbuzz




Highlighted Records of  Jonny Bairstow

  • He was named Man of the Match in his debut ODI Innings against India for 21 balls 41.
  • He holds the world record for highest sixth-wicket stand in Tests of 399 against South Africa with Ben Stokes.
  • In 2018, he was named in the World ODI XI by ICC.
  •  He was part of the winning England team that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
  • He was named in the team of the tournament by the ICC in World Cup 2019.
  • He scored 536 runs in 11 matches, with an outstanding average of 48.36 in ICC World Cup 2019.


 Jonny Bairstow Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Playing Football, Rugby & Hockey
  • Favorite Cricketers: Adam Gilchrist
  • Favorite Sportspersons: N/A
  • Favorite Food: Biryani
  • Favorite Color: Black

 Jonny Bairstow Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Eleanor Tomlinson


  • Marriage Date: N/A
  • Children: N/A

                                       Jonny Bairstow Awards and Recognitions

  • In 2007, he was the inaugural winner of  Young Wisden Schools Cricketer of the Year award.

Controversies done by ( Jonny Bairstow)

  • N/A

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Lesser-Known Facts

  • Jonny Bairstow has now co-authored a book A Clear Blue Sky. In his book, he shed a light on his dark side of life and his father’s suicide.
  • His father David Bairstow, the renowned former cricketer committed suicide.

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