Jonny Bairstow reached the top in terms of centuries and runs, 2 players are making a splash for India

London: The 32-year-old explosive batsman of the England cricket team, Jonny Bairstow, is on fire in Test cricket these days. Yes you heard absolutely right. The swashbuckling player, who has scored two consecutive centuries in the last two matches of the 3-match Test series that was recently concluded against New Zealand, has also scored a scintillating century against India. With this, Bairstow has reached the first place in the list of players with most centuries in the year 2022, leaving behind Australian opener Usman Khawaja and his compatriot Joe Root. Khawaja and Root have scored 4-4 centuries respectively this year. At the same time, with the century innings of 106 runs against India, Bairstow’s number of centuries has gone up to 5.

Not only this, he has also reached the first place in the list of highest run-scorers in red ball cricket in the year 2022. Bairstow has overtaken Usman Khawaja to score the most runs. Playing 6 matches for Australia this year, Khawaja has scored 822 runs in 11 innings at an average of 117.42. At the same time, Bairstow has scored 880 runs in 15 innings at an average of 67.69 while playing 6 matches, till the time of writing the news for the English team. Bairstow’s bat has so far scored five centuries and one fifty this year.

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On the other hand, talk about which player has scored the most centuries for the Indian team this year, then the names of Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja, respectively, come first in this list. Both these players have scored 2-2 centuries so far this year. Pant is ranked ninth in the list of highest run-scorers this year. At the same time, Jadeja occupies the 28th place.

Rishabh Pant has played five matches for India so far this year. During this, his bat has scored 505 runs in 9 innings. While playing 3 matches for the team, Jadeja has scored 305 runs in 4 innings.

Tags: India Vs England, Jonny Bairstow, Ravindra jadeja, Rishabh Pant

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