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Alex Lees Backs Jonny Bairstow to Continue Stunning England Test Form



Alex Lees Backs Jonny Bairstow to Continue Stunning England Test Form

Alex Lees Backs Jonny Bairstow to Continue Stunning England Test Form: In 2022, Jonny Bairstow has been good with the bat as he managed 4 hundred for England in Test Cricket.

England teammate Alex Lees is hopeful that he can keep up this performance for the rest of the year.

A remarkable victory against New Zealand and India, Bairstow has had an outstanding summer thus far, scoring four wonderful Test match hundreds.

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However, in IPL had poor performance but he scored 136 match winnings in the second Test against New Zealand.

On the last day, his undefeated 114 assisted the hosts in setting a new run-chase record (378). Along with Joe Root (142*), Bairstow also contributed to an unbroken 269-run stand.

Opening batsman for England Alex Lees praised Bairstow’s accomplishments as “absolutely unbelievable.”

As close friends who attended Yorkshire’s academy together, Bairstow gave a heartfelt speech in March when asked to award Lees with his England cap.

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As he participated in a media net session with Durham Cricket partners, Vertu Motors, Lees remarked, “He is an experienced cricketer,” telling Mirror Sport.

“I think the apparent thing watching him this summer and knowing Jonny for quite a while now is that he is just been given the freedom to go out and express himself and just trust his instincts as a batter,” said the observer.

“Everyone will look at his strike rate throughout the summer and how he is been smashing it and putting bowling attacks on the ropes, but he is showing some really good tenacity and some wonderful batsmanship.”

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“In the India Test, I believe he was 19 off 67 balls, but he can catch up very quickly because he is such a good player. He has been amazing this summer, and I hope that continues throughout the rest of the year. I have liked watching him bat.”


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