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In test cricket, number 6 position play an important role. If the team is under pressure, the number 6 batsman can steady the innings and help the team to get out of trouble. Also their role is to protect the tailenders. In modern day cricket, there are few number 6 batsmen who can play this role.

Here we look at the 5 modern day cricketers who are establishing at number 6 in test cricket.

  1. Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow made his test debut against West Indies in 2012. Since then he has played 30 test matches and has been an important member of England test team at the present moment. Jonny Bairstow plays at number 6 and has played crucial knocks for England in recent times. Bairstow has an attacking approach and puts the pressure on the opposition with his stroke play. At number 6 position he has 3 centuries which shows that he could be play important roles. In the recently concluded test series against Sri Lanka, Bairstow scored 387 runs at number 6. The main challenge for him will come when he tours to India and Bangladesh later this year. His best score at number 6 has been 167 not out in 2016 season. Also against Pakistan he has contributed well at number 6 which has helped England to get success.

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    I am pavan Suresh. I have done my schooling from LPS. I am big fan of sports especially cricket and want to become a sports journalist. I want to write cricket articles.

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