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Jonny Bairstow Reveals ‘Freak Accident’ That Has Ruled Him Out Of T20 World Cup

Bairtstow, Six Sports

The eighth edition of the T20 world cup is around the corner. All the participating teams are focusing to better themselves in the upcoming mega event. Many bilateral t20 series are going around in many cricketing nations. Recently we wrapped up Asia Cup 2022. England is going to play against Pakistan and Australia before participating in the T20 world cup. But before this mega event, Jonny Bairstow got ruled out of the t20 world cup. He revealed ” the freak accident ” which made him unavailable for the tournament.

The freak accident which ruled Jonny Bairstow out from T20 World Cup

English Cricket Board Statement:

” England and Yorkshire batter Jonathan Bairstow has been ruled out of the rest of the summer and the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.”

Bairstow posted on Instagram that he is unavailable from all matches and tours with immediate effect. He mentioned that he slipped off the golf course that morning. So he had a lower leg injury and had to undergo an operation for treatment.

It is a massive blow for England Cricket Team. Bairstow has been a promising player and his experience will definitely would have helped the team on such a bigger stage. Moreover, he was a wicketkeeper-batsman who also plays explosively. It was the most suited format for him.

Bairstow wished the team success in the upcoming world cup.

“I am gutted and want to wish everyone all the best for the T20 World Cup in Australia. “

Bairstow as a player

He has been in very good form for one year. He has played 66 matches which itself shows he has good experience in this format. With an impressive strike rate of 136.43, he has an average of 27.85. He has an impressive record in league matches itself.

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