28 Jul
Bairstow, Ali sparkle as England smash 234 to take 1-0 series lead

It was a high-scoring affair in the opening T20I between England and South Africa at Bristol as the hosts took a 1-0 series lead after racking up their second largest total in T20I cricket. Jonny Bairstow smashed a career-best 90 off 53, while Moeen Ali scored the fastest half-century by an Englishman in T20I cricket […]

05 Jul
Root, Bairstow star in run chase as England close in on victory

England staged a stunning turnaround on day four of the fifth Test at Edgbaston as Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow put on a stellar 150-run stand to leave the hosts just 119 runs away from completing their record run-chase in red-ball cricket. India began the day with a 257-run lead, but the visitors capitulated with […]

04 Jul
India on top despite brilliant Bairstow century

India remained in control on day three of the rescheduled fifth Test at Edgbaston against England despite Jonny Bairstow continuing his stunning form throughout the summer. The Yorkshireman notched an eye-catching 106 off 140 balls but was the only English batter who offered any resistance as India bowled out the hosts for 284 before ending […]

14 May
Livingstone, Bairstow set up huge win for Punjab

The Punjab Kings kept their playoff hopes alive in IPL 2022 with a mammoth 54-run win over the Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Half-centuries from Englishmen Jonny Bairstow (66 off 29) and Liam Livingstone (70 off 42) took the Kings to a commanding total of 209 before the bowlers produced an […]

20 Mar
Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL 2022 Preview

After a run of five consecutive years of qualifying for the play-offs, the Sunrisers Hyderabad had a season to forget in the IPL in 2021 as they finished at the bottom of the pile. In 2022, the Men in Orange have completely re-jigged their squad, bidding goodbye to stars such as David Warner, Jonny Bairstow […]

09 Jan
Khawaja twin tons put Australia in driver’s seat

Usman Khawaja entered the history books on day four of the fourth Ashes Test at the SCG, following up his emotional century in the first innings with another terrific ton in the second on his home ground. Returning to the Test team for the first time in over two years, Khawaja became the third batter […]

09 Jan
Bairstow century keeps England afloat after top-order collapse

Jonny Bairstow scored England’s first century of the Ashes on day three of the fourth Test at the SCG, creaming an unbeaten 103 to help the visitors avoid the follow on in reply to Australia’s 416. The hosts had England reeling at 36 for four in the morning session, but Bairstow put on a 128-run […]

17 Oct
England T20 World Cup 2021 Preview

England have been the standout white ball team in world cricket over the past four years, and Eoin Morgan’s men will look to back up their excellent performance in the 2019 ODI World Cup with another piece of silverware in the shortest format. England have lost only one of their past 11 T20I series, and […]

15 Aug
Joe Root 180* helps England take first innings lead

England dominated the proceedings on day three of the 2nd Test match at Lord’s against India with Joe Root taking centre stage once again with a fantastic 180*. England started the day 245 runs behind, but Root’s monster century accompanied by important contributions from Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali helped the hosts finish their innings […]

05 Aug
India seamers dominate Day 1 as England suffer another batting collapse

India enjoyed the perfect start to their tour of England and produced a superb display on day 1 of the 1st Test at Nottingham. Virat Kohli’s side were relentless throughout the day, and the Indian seamers ran through the England batting line-up to dismiss the hosts for only 183 runs in the first innings, with […]