IND vs ENG: Jonny Bairstow scored his 11th ODI century within the second match towards India.© AFP
England opener Jonny Bairstow, who smashed a match-winning 124 within the second ODI, on Friday stated he goals to attain essentially the most variety of tons of for his nation. Bairstow together with Ben Stokes (99) made a mockery of India’s 337-run to canter residence 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 listing of most tons of 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 stated after guiding England to their highest profitable chase towards 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 listing can go on. So yeah, positively does offer you a number of confidence realizing that the batting lineup is powerful,” he stated.
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