England in West Indies: Jonny Bairstow hits 98 in warm-up

Jonny Bairstow has scored six centuries in 60 Assessments
Tour match, Cave Hill, Barbados
England 379-10 (86.four overs): Bairstow ninety eight, Burns sixty eight, Reifer Three-39
CWI President’s XI: But to bat

Jonny Bairstow scored ninety eight from 112 balls as England compiled 379-10 on day one amongst their ultimate warmth-up match sooner than the Take a look at series within the West Indies.

Bairstow, who made four within the outlet tour sport, hit 10 fours and two sixes batting at three against a Cricket West Indies President’s XI in Barbados.

He shared 118 with Rory Burns, who scored sixty eight, while Adil Rashid made Forty eight.

The principles of the 12-a-facet sport permit teams to continue batting after the fall of the Tenth wicket.

The match ends on Friday and the most major Take a look at on the Kensington Oval in Barbados begins on 23 January.

Captain Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali and Keaton Jennings didn’t succeed in doubles figures as England slipped to 228-6, but Sam Curran and Chris Woakes, who made 47 and 43 respectively added priceless decrease-teach runs along with Rashid.

England elected no longer to make utilize of all-rounder Ben Stokes with the bat and might maybe maybe well just give their bowlers a day’s preparation on Friday.

Bairstow made a century on his return from damage within the final note Take a look at in Sri Lanka in November and is made up our minds to continue at number three within the three-Take a look at series against West Indies.

“I’ve batted in moderately about a positions within the previous couple of years,” he said.

“I could maybe maybe well well aloof uncover my head in a load of books if I believed too great in regards to the stats for every house, but for me it’s miles a case of trying to adapt all over again to a particular unbiased within the facet.”

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