Jonathan Bairstow

  • England confident of positive result at Eden December 2, 2012

    Kolkata: England may have won the Mumbai Test convincingly on a turning pitch, but wicketkeeper batsman Jonathan Bairstow admits that their batsmen have to be on their toes against the hosts' slow bowlers who would come back hard at the visitors in the Eden Gardens Test beginning on December 5. "Of...
  • Eng release Bairstow, Patel from Aus ODIs June 29, 2012

    London: England have released, temporarily, both Jonathan Bairstow and Samit Patel from their one-day squad for the series with Australia so the duo can play Twenty20 cricket for their counties on Friday. Allrounder Patel will feature for Nottinghamshire in their match at home to Durham, while batsman Bairstow returns to...
  • Graham Gooch backs Bairstow to come good June 8, 2012

    Birmingham: England great Graham Gooch has backed Jonathan Bairstow to become a "successful Test player" after some early struggles against aggressive fast bowling. Yorkshire batsman Bairstow, 22, who has played just two Tests, looked uncomfortable against the short ball last time out on national duty as West Indies quick Kemar Roach...
  • England wary of West Indies threat: Prior May 15, 2012

    London: Matt Prior has insisted there is no way England will take the West Indies lightly when the teams meet for the first of a three-Test series at Lord's here on Thursday. England are top of the International Cricket Council Test rankings, while the West Indies - who have won...
  • Bairstow gets England call for West Indies Test May 13, 2012

    London: Jonathan Bairstow was named in an England Test squad for the first time on Sunday when he was included in a 13-man party for the series opener against the West Indies at Lord's starting Thursday. The 22-year-old Yorkshireman is set to bat at number six if selected after allrounder Ravi...