Jonny Bairstow on his dad, Cape Town, Geoffrey Boycott and Jonny Wilkinson

Even for an international sportsman, Jonny Bairstow’s story is extraordinary.

That the Yorkshireman has had his share of setbacks on the way to becoming one of the leading wicketkeeper-batsmen in the world, or that the young Bairstow was an extremely talented footballer and rugby player are noteworthy, but only a small part of his tale.

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