Jonny Bairstow has been ruled out of the third Test against South Africa and the upcoming T20 WC in Australia after suffering an injury.

Jonny Bairstow : News | Injury | T20 World Cup | Wife

Jonathan Marc Bairstow (born 26 September 1989) is an English cricketer who plays internationally for England in all formats.

Jonny Bairstow : News | Injury | T20 World Cup | Wife

Personal information
Full name Jonathan Marc Bairstow
Born 26 September 1989 (age 32)
Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Batting Right-handed
Role Wicket-keeper-batsman
Relations David Bairstow (father)
Andrew Bairstow (half-brother)

In domestic cricket, he represents Yorkshire, and has played in multiple Twenty20 leagues, including for Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League.

Bairstow made his One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) debuts in 2011, and Test debut in 2012. He was part of the England team that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup.


Big setback for England as batter Johnny Bairstow ruled of T20 squad after ‘freak golf injury’

Jonny Bairstow, England’s batter, has been ruled out of the remainder of the summer and the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Friday.

Bairstow suffered a lower limb injury in a freak accident while playing golf in Leeds on Friday, according to the ECB, which added that “he will visit a specialist next week to assess the exact nature of the damage.”

The ECB did not give out the details of the injury in its statement but called it a “freak accident”

Jonny Bairstow injury 

The ECB said in a statement that Bairstow had suffered a “lower-limb injury”, understood to be in his left leg, and that he will see a specialist next week to “ascertain the full extent”.

Jonny Bairstow : News | Injury | T20 World Cup | Wife

ESPNcricinfo understands that Bairstow sustained the injury when he slipped while walking to a tee box while playing golf at Pannal Golf Club near Harrogate on Friday morning.

The injury is believed to be serious and could be a fracture, which would also rule Bairstow out of England’s Test tour to Pakistan in December.

“Unfortunately I am going to be unavailable of [sic] games/tours in the immediate future,”.

Bairstow wrote in a post on his Instagram story. “The reason being is that I have injured my lower leg in a freak accident and it shall need an operation.

“The injury came when I slipped on the golf course this morning.

I am gutted and want to wish everyone for this week at The Oval all the best firstly and the boys that are going to Australia for the T20 World Cup. Absolutely gutted! I will be back.”

T20 World Cup 

England batsman Jonny Bairstow was ruled out of the Twenty20 World Cup due to an injury, while out-of-form opener Jason Roy was dropped from the squad for the tournament in Australia beginning next month.

Jonny Bairstow : News | Injury | T20 World Cup | Wife

Bairstow was initially included in the selection but the England and Wales Cricket Board later said he had been ruled out of the rest of the summer and the T20 World Cup after suffering a lower limb injury in a freak accident while playing golf in Leeds on Friday.

Bairstow said in a post on Instagram that he was injured after slipping on the golf course and that he would need to undergo an operation.

Jonny Bairstow wife

He isn’t married yet. Having said that, there have been multiple reports of him dating actor-singer Eleanor Tomlinson for some years now.

Eleanor Tomlinson is an English actress and singer.

Jonny Bairstow : News | Injury | T20 World Cup | Wife

She has appeared in films including Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008), Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), Colette (2018) and Love Wedding Repeat (2020).

Tomlinson also starred in the BBC One series Poldark (2015–2019).

Eleanor May Tomlinson

19 May 1992 (age 30)
London, England
  • Actress
  • Singer
Years active 2005–present

Tomlinson was born in London, England. 

While the duo has primarily kept its love life under the wraps, Bairstow and Timlonson still have been witnessed together on some functions.

By Rishabh

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