IND vs ENG 2nd ODI: Jonny Bairstow Sets Sight On ODI Century Record For England | Cricket Newsnewstolive - March 26, 2021 15 0 COMMENTS
IND vs ENG: Jonny Bairstow scored his 11th ODI century within the second match in opposition to India.© AFP
England opener Jonny Bairstow, who smashed a match-winning 124 within the second ODI, on Friday mentioned he goals to attain essentially the most variety of a whole bunch for his nation. Bairstow together with Ben Stokes (99) made a mockery of India’s 337-run to canter house in 43.three overs. In sensational type, Bairstow adopted up his 94 within the first ODI to hit his 11th century and he has solely Joe Root (16), skipper Eoin Morgan (13) and Marcus Trescothick (12) forward of him within the record of most a whole bunch for England.
“Naturally, I would like to have most ODI hundreds for England. Yes I’m happy with those figures, but those figures mean nothing if you don’t win. I’m really enjoying my game,” Bairstow mentioned after guiding England to their highest profitable chase in opposition to India.
In pursuit of 318 within the first ODI, Bairstow had given an equally spectacular begin however a middle-order collapse meant that they misplaced the match by 66 runs.
“A couple of days ago, we were way ahead of the game, but that’s something we spoke about and identified. It is something that we’re really pleased with.”
Bairstow additional credited their batting depth to play with freedom on the high.
“Yes absolutely. We have Adil Rashid coming in at 10 or 11. Adil on his own rights has got 10 first class hundreds. To have that kind of player coming in at 10 or 11, not many teams around the world have that.
“If you couple that with the power-hitters in Moeen Ali, Curran brothers, the record can go on. So yeah, positively does provide you with a whole lot of confidence realizing that the batting lineup is powerful,” he mentioned.
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