Bairstow together with Ben Stokes (99) made a mockery of India’s 337-run goal to canter dwelling in 43.3 overs.
In sensational kind, Bairstow adopted up his 94 within the first ODI to hit his eleventh century and he has solely Joe Root (16), skipper Eoin Morgan (13) and Marcus Trescothick (12) forward of him within the record of most lots of for England.
“Naturally, I would like to have most ODI hundreds for England. Yes I’m happy with those figures, but those figures mean nothing if you don’t win. I’m really enjoying my game,” Bairstow mentioned after guiding England to their highest profitable chase in opposition to India.
In pursuit of 318 within the first ODI, Bairstow had given an equally spectacular begin however a middle-order collapse meant that they misplaced the match by 66 runs.
“A couple of days ago, we were way ahead of the game, but that’s something we spoke about and identified. It is something that we’re really pleased with.”
In Pics: Bairstow, Stokes star as England beat India to degree ODI collection 1-1
<p>Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes launched a six-hitting feast as England chased down 337 in opposition to India in a series-levelling win within the second ODI on Friday. The three-match collection is now degree at 1-1 with the decider on Sunday. (PTI Photograph)</p>
Bairstow additional credited their batting depth to play with freedom on the high.
“Yes absolutely. We have Adil Rashid coming in at 10 or 11. Adil on his own rights has got 10 first class hundreds. To have that kind of player coming in at 10 or 11, not many teams around the world have that.
“Should you couple that with the powerhitters in Moeen Ali, Curran brothers, the record can go on. So yeah, undoubtedly does offer you plenty of confidence figuring out that the batting lineup is powerful,” he mentioned.