Jonny Bairstow

  • Not much fun as captain Cook marks 29th birthday December 25, 2013

    Melbourne: England captain Alastair Cook marked his 29th birthday - and Christmas Day - on Wednesday yet found little cause for celebration on the eve of the fourth Test against Australia. Trailing 3-0 in the series and with the Ashes already gone, Cook has lost veteran spinner Graeme Swann to a...
  • Pietersen, Broad and Bairstow cleared after late-night drinks December 3, 2013

    Adelaide: England stars Stuart Broad, Kevin Pietersen and Jonny Bairstow have been cleared of any wrongdoing after reports of a late-night drinking session at an Adelaide club. The Adelaide Advertiser and other media said the pair were at the city's club Zhivago until 3.30am on Monday, just days ahead of the...
  • England 212 for 7 declared against Australian XI in warm-up November 29, 2013

    Alice Springs: England Test aspirants Jonny Bairstow and the previously uncapped and Zimbabwe-born Gary Ballance top-scored for the tourists in their 212 for 7 declared on the first day of a two-day match against a Cricket Australia Chairman's XI. Sent in to bat, England slumped to 149 for 6 on Friday...
  • Broad shines early before England stall in Sydney November 13, 2013

    Sydney: Paceman Stuart Broad took three wickets in a bright early spell but his fellow bowlers took some punishment later on from an Invitational XI in England's final tour match before the Ashes on Wednesday. England won the toss and elected to bowl first in the four-day match, making the most...
  • Buttler joins Lancashire from native Somerset October 1, 2013

    London: England one-day international wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has joined Lancashire, the county side announced on Monday. The 23-year-old Buttler, who has played 19 one-day international but has yet to make his Test debut, joins from his native Somerset. His bid for more time behind the stumps at county level at Somerset was...
  • The Ashes, 2nd Test: Root's 178 puts Eng in command with 566-run lead July 21, 2013

    London: Opening batsman Joe Root hit an undefeated 178 against Australia as England took a huge 566-run lead after closing the third day on 333 for 5 in the second Test at Lord's on Saturday. Captain Alastair Cook opted against a declaration and a few overs of bowling in the evening...
  • Bell hits ton before Australia's late comeback July 18, 2013

    London: Ian Bell's third century in consecutive Ashes Tests led an England recovery on day one of the second Test against Australia at Lord's on Thursday, as the home side reached 289 for 7 at stumps. Bell came to the crease with his team in deep trouble on 28 for 3,...
  • As it happened: England vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 4. May 19, 2013

    CLICK HERE for live ball-by-ball updates from day four of the first Test between England and New Zealand being played at Lord's in London. Day 3 Round-up: James Anderson and Steven Finn continued the good work from the previous day and bowled out New Zealand for 207. England's second innings did...
  • As it happened: England vs New Zealand, First Test, Day 3 May 18, 2013

    CLICK HERE for live ball-by-ball updates from day three of the first Test between England and New Zealand being played at Lord's in London. Day 2 Round-up: James Anderson took his 300th Test wicket and then ended a bold counter-attack by New Zealand's Ross Taylor as England fought back in the...
  • James Anderson bowls England back into first Test May 18, 2013

    London: James Anderson took his 300th Test wicket and then ended a bold counter-attack by New Zealand's Ross Taylor as England fought back in the first Test at Lord's. The two players lit up a Lord's bathed in artificial floodlight to counter the overhead gloom of Friday's second day which...
  • As it happened: England vs New Zealand, First Test, Day 2 May 18, 2013

    James Anderson took his 300th Test wicket and then ended a bold counter-attack by New Zealand's Ross Taylor as England fought back in the first Test at Lord's. The two players lit up a Lord's bathed in artificial floodlight to counter the overhead gloom of Friday's second day which ended...
  • Jonny Bairstow to miss ODIs against India December 28, 2012

    London: Wicketkeeper batsman Jonny Bairstow will miss England's One-day tour of India next month due to an illness in the family. The 23-year-old Bairstow has been replaced in the squad by Joe Root, who made his England debut in the fourth Test against India in Nagpur. Bairstow was a part of...
  • Bairstow returns home early for family reasons December 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has returned home early from England's ongoing tour of India for family reasons. Bairstow, who was left out of last night's first Twenty20 international against India in Pune as Jos Buttler was preferred over him, departed immediately for England after learning that there was an emergency back...
  • Dhoni declines Bairstow a reprieve November 27, 2012

    Mumbai: MS Dhoni might have recalled Ian Bell after a bizarre dismissal in the Trent Bridge Test when India toured England last year, but when the similar situation arose following Jonny Bairstow's dismissal on Monday, then the India skipper denied it straight away, saying it's an umpire’s job to take...
  • Bairstow dismissal creates controversy on day three November 25, 2012

    Mumbai: England batsman Jonny Bairstow, who was dismissed in the final over before lunch on day three of the ongoing second Test against India here Sunday, may not have been out as per the laws of cricket. Bairstow stretched forward and tried to flick left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha against the turn...
  • Mum A v Eng XI, Day 2: as it happened November 4, 2012

    Mumbai A 232 for 4 in 80.4 overs: Hiken Shah's unbeaten 84 and Cheteshwar Pujara's 87 guided Mumbai A to 232 at the loss of four wickets, as the home team trails England XI by 113 runs. For England, Anderson, Onions, Panesar and Root picked up one wicket each. Mumbai A...
  • Bairstow ton leads England XI to 338 for 6 November 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow hit a resolute century and put on a 156-run partnership with Eoin Morgan to rescue England from a precarious position on the first day of their three-day warm-up game against Mumbai A here on Saturday. Bairstow (118) and Morgan (73) pulled England out of the woods by...
  • Mum A v Eng XI, Day 1: as it happened November 3, 2012

    England XI innings, day one England XI 338 for 6 in 84.1 overs That is stumps on day one. A solid fightback through Eoin Morgan (76), Jonny Bairstow (118) and Samit Patel (59*) after Mumbai A had the England XI at 66 for 4 at lunch. England's team management has a...
  • Eng-SA 3rd Test hangs in the balance August 18, 2012

    London: The third Test between England and South Africa remains finely poised as the touring side reached 145 for 3 at stumps on day three on Saturday, for a lead of 139 after a pulsating third day at Lord's. Hashim Amla, who was dropped on 2 by Matt Prior off Stuart...
  • Eng-SA, 3rd Test, day 3: As it happened August 18, 2012

    Hashim Amla scored yet another timely half-century as South Africa reached 145 for 3 in their 2nd innings, leading England by just 139 runs after day three of the third and final Test at the Lord's on Saturday. Amla was not out on 57, while night-watchman Dale Steyn was on 0...
  • 3rd Test: Bairstow's fifty props up England August 17, 2012

    London: Jonny Bairstow hit an undefeated 72 on Friday to keep England in content_cnion on 208 for 5 at stumps on day two of the third Test against South Africa at Lord's. The 22-year-old Bairstow, who replaced star batsman Kevin Pietersen, scored his first Test 50 as he moved England...
  • Eng-SA, 3rd Test, Day 1: As it happened August 16, 2012

    London: South Africa made a recovery after a disastrous beginning to their first innings of the third and final Test at Lord's on Thursday. JP Duminy made an 61, while Jacques Rudolph too contributed with 42 as the visitors reached 262 for 7 before bad light stopped play, with 2.2...
  • South Africa eye England's top ranking August 15, 2012

    London: Overshadowed by the Olympics and obscured by the Kevin Pietersen saga, England and South Africa resume their series at Lord's on Thursday with the top Test ranking on the line. If South Africa can preserve or extend its 1-0 series lead, it will replace the hosts at the top of...
  • Pietersen dropped from England Test squad August 12, 2012

    London: England batsman Kevin Pietersen has been dropped for the final Test against South Africa starting on Thursday over allegations he sent derogatory texts to the rival team, a statement said on Sunday. Pietersen had previously hinted the Lord's Test could be his final match for England but issued an apology...
  • Morgan to captain England Lions squad July 27, 2012

    Eoin Morgan was on Friday named captain of the England Lions squad for two four-day games against Australia A next month. The 25-year-old is one of the four players with Test caps - along with Yorkshire batsman Jonny Bairstow, Nottinghamshire allrounder Samit Patel and Kent offspinner James Tredwell - included...
  • Bopara recalled for first SA Test, Bairstow out July 15, 2012

    London: Batsman Ravi Bopara has replaced Jonny Bairstow in the England squad for the first Test against South Africa starting on Thursday. Inexperienced Bairstow struggled at number six in the three-Test home series victory against West Indies in May and June with the short ball especially causing him problems. Bopara, who can...
  • Raina's failure will be a big loss: Chappell June 17, 2012

    New Delhi: If a player like Suresh Raina fails in Test cricket due to lack of technique against short pitched deliveries, it will be a big loss for the game, former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said. Chappell said to negotiate bodyline stuffs from fast bowlers a batsman needs proper technique,...
  • Lord's Test: Chanderpaul keeps West Indies alive May 19, 2012

    London: West Indies reached 120 for 4 against England at stumps on day three of the first Test at Lord's on Saturday and their hopes of avoiding defeat once again rest with Shivnarine Chanderpaul. The tourists were left trailing by 35 at stumps with six second-innings wickets remaining, but Chanderpaul, ranked...