Jonny Bairstow Quotes About Work, Superstition, Routine, Dream

Jonny Bairstow Quotes About Work, Superstition, Routine, Dream

Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow Quotes:

A hundred for England is special and there’s a lot of emotion and a lot of hard work involved in getting back on the field. No one sees the hard work and all the time with the ice machines in rehab.

Jonny Bairstow

All sportsmen have superstitions, or at least they have routines. You look at Rafa Nadal and the way he organises his water bottles. Me, I always put my left pad and left shoe on first.

Jonny Bairstow

Anyone who has been born in Yorkshire is very proud of it. It’s something that’s embedded in your character.

Jonny Bairstow

As a young kid you stay up late to watch the Ashes, getting told off for not being in bed, and dream of making a hundred against Australia.

Jonny Bairstow

But having gone through two bouts of breast cancer and all the operations and treatments it’s fair to say mum’s a special human being – especially as she had to deal with the tragedy and heartache that went with Dad’s death.

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Even with Yorkshire I had 19 fifties before I got my first hundred.

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Everything goes out of the window when you start an Ashes series. It’s about grabbing the moment.

Jonny Bairstow
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Get picked for an Ashes Test at Lord’s and you know you’re going to meet the Queen. She arrived before the start of our game against Australia in 2013 and we lined up for inspection like the household cavalry on Horse Guards Parade.

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I do enjoy fielding in the deep and I enjoy engaging with the crowd.

Jonny Bairstow

I don’t like intensely complicated coaching. I prefer to work things out by myself. A gentle hint is all I need, otherwise it’s like finishing a crossword after someone has given me the answers.

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I don’t think there have been many dull celebrations after any of my hundreds for England. It’s been an emotional time for me over the last few weeks. Interpret them as you wish.

Jonny Bairstow

I look so much like my dad – same chin, same cheekbones, same forehead – and I play a little like him too. But I am my mother’s son. I am who I am because of her.

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I think it’s something you learn over a period of time; you learn to be more comfortable within yourself, appreciative of what you’ve got and what you haven’t, you realise the talents you have and what you can do and you take on the chin the things that you have to. It’s part and parcel of growing up.

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I was a fortnight away from my 16th birthday when the fabled 2005 Ashes series ended. My hero-worship throughout it belonged to Ian Bell – though I don’t think I’ve ever made that abundantly clear to him.

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I was only ever briefly angry with my dad for leaving us. It happened shortly after his death, when things were at their darkest and the grief in me was raw and at its worst.

Jonny Bairstow

If you can’t motivate yourself to get up and play in front of 30,000-40,000 people, then you’re not in the right job.

Jonny Bairstow

If you suddenly go striving for different things from what have stood you in good stead over a period of time then you’re searching for something that you are probably not going to find.

Jonny Bairstow

If your game is to take everything on then you have to stick with that and if it’s your game to get out of the way of the short ball then that’s what you do.

Jonny Bairstow

If you’re constantly striving for questions that are never going to be answered, then you’re only being detrimental to your own mental health.

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I’m a bit taller too because I’ve got Mum’s legs and Dad was a bit more squat and well-built than me. My brother Andrew is a bit more like Dad.

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In an Ashes series you have to adapt quickly to the conditions and your rivals. If you don’t, you get found out.

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In my head I’m talking all the time.

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