26 September 1989Date of Birth
Tenacious England wicketkeeper-batter was a new entrant to the IPL who was bought for Rs. 1.5 crore by the SRH team management for the 2019 season. Since then, he has not put a foot wrong and emerged as one of the most sought-after cricketers. Bairstow, a member of England’s 2019 World Cup-winning squad, is one of the cleanest strikers of the ball and can win matches for his team on his own. PBKS brought him on board for Rs 6.75 crore in 2022 and he went on to score 253 runs from 11 games last season. One of the cleanest strikers of the ball, Bairstow, who failed to recover from a leg injury, has been ruled out of the IPL 2023 season.