England's stand-in skipper Jos Buttler is confident that Jonny Bairstow can go on to become the country's leading century-maker in ODIs. Following his 124 in the second ODI against India, Bairstow now has 11 hundreds to his name. After his ton, he had told the media that he would like to break the record for most one-day hundreds by an English batsman. England’s Test captain Joe Root holds the record for most ODI tons by an Englishman. He is followed by limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan (13) and Marcus Trescothick (12).
England batsman Jonny Bairstow has admitted that playing in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League will be a good opportunity for the team to acquaint themselves with the conditions ahead of the T20 World Cup to be played in India later this year
David Warner and Jonny Bairstow starred with the bat as the Sunrisers Hyderabad posted 201. For the Kings XI Punjab, it was Pooran who fought a lone battle with a sparkling 77, but with little support from his fellow batsmen, his side lost the match by 69 runs.
England fought hard on day three of the second Test against India at Vizag. But, in the end, India moved ahead courtesy solid performances by Ravichandran Ashwin and skipper Virat Kohli. Here’s a look at some significant numbers from the day’s play
India are in a commanding position in the Vizag Test, and will look to seal the match in the remaining two days. Jayant Yadav, who made his debut in the Test, and Jonny Bairstow, who made a half-century in the first innings, have interesting observations on the off-spinner