Veteran England pacer James Anderson expressed confidence in wicket-keeper Jonny Bairstow’s batsman’s ability to make a solid return in the remaining Ashes Tests. James Anderson stressed that Jonny Bairstow is working hard to help the team win games.
Jonny Bairstow’s place in the team was criticized as he failed to impress with bat and gloves in the first three games of the series. The right-handed batsman scored 141 runs in six innings at an average of 23.5. Bairstow have managed to score just half a century.
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He’s working as hard as he can – James Anderson
In his column for The Telegraph, james anderson he stressed the importance of rooting for Jonny Bairstow and hoped the batsman would bounce back.
“Jonny Bairstow is someone who wants to contribute to the team all the time, especially playing at home, Headingley,” Anderson wrote.
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“There just has to be a little patience on everyone’s part. He’s working as hard as he can to help the team and if he keeps doing that, he’ll be fine.” added.
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Not a good place to be – James Anderson
James Anderson admitted that gamers can have bad games, adding that he himself faced similar experiences in the series.
“You are allowed to have a bad game as a player. I have experienced that in the first two Tests of this series. It’s not a good place to be.” further stated.
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“If he just pops a pair out of the middle of the bat or takes a blinding one-handed catch, it’s going to send his confidence skyrocketing.
He has the support of the boys. We will help him as much as we can to keep his spirits up because we know how devastating the player can be.” He concluded.
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