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Amid the drama of the tight finish, and the praise for Ben Stokes all-round performance, Jonny Bairstows achievements in Chittagong perhaps didnt gain the plaudits they deserved. Jimmy Butler Jersey .Not only did Bairstow produce arguably the most polished display of keeping in his Test career to date, but he set a new record for the most runs in a calendar year by a Test wicketkeeper.While it is true that modern schedules provide more games, and, therefore, greater opportunity to set such records, Bairstow surpassed the mark set by Andy Flower (1,045 runs in 16 innings, set in 2000) in his 18th innings. The previous highest aggregate of runs in a calendar year by an England wicketkeeper was 777 by Matt Prior in 2012. With a maximum of six more Tests to play this year, Bairstow now has Michael Vaughans record of the most Test runs in a calendar year (1,481 in 26 innings in 2002) by an England batsman within his sight. With 1,091, he is already the highest run-scorer in Test cricket this year, and the only man to reach 1,000.But, we have come to expect high standards of his batting. We have become accustomed to him rescuing England from poor starts, and accustomed to him scoring quickly. Only Joe Root, of the top 10 Test run-scorers this year, has scored at a faster rate than Bairstows 61.08 runs per 100 balls.It is his keeping that has remained the debating point.It was excellent in Chittagong. Excellent standing up to the spinners, anyway. While there were a couple of fumbles against the seamers - and one drop down the leg side - in the brutally hot and humid conditions, he put in a performance of which any keeper would be proud. Dealing with the unpredictable spin and bounce of the wicket expertly, he rated it probably his best Test yet with the gloves.You do not have to search far to see the source of the improvement. While Englands net session in Dhaka was winding down, with various team-mates playing football or heading for the shade, Bairstow opted for another half-hour of practise. With Steve Rhodes firing the balls at him, Bairstow continued to grow accustomed, not just to the movements required of a keeper in these conditions, but to concentrating in the heat and humidity. He confesses that, left to his own devices, he would prefer not to wear a helmet when keeping, but accepts the ECBs insistence that he must.It really is just a case of working hard, he said. I know how quickly things can change. I know how hard I have to work to keep improving.It went well in Chittagong, but there might be two chances I put down in the next game. The challenge is heightened in the subcontinent, with the amount it can turn and how close we stand behind the stumps. Youre in the game every single ball. Some balls turn and some balls skid on. If youre not 100% on it and enjoying it, its going to get tougher and tougher.Success tastes all the sweeter for Bairstow as he has endured plenty of tough times along the way. Being dropped after the 2013-14 Ashes clearly hurt greatly, and he admits the desire to prove his critics wrong has been a strong motivational force.You go back, maybe two years, and there are people writing you off to never play Test cricket again, he said. There were a few mumbles floating around that I wasnt good enough.I was out of the side for about 18 months, and Im delighted with how Ive come back. I worked hard at Yorkshire during those months. It was kind of a good thing I went away. I learned about my keeping, worked on my batting, and Ive come back stronger for that.It is good to come back and prove a few people wrong with the way that Ive been playing. Its a pretty amazing feeling.Having had that period out of international cricket, Bairstow is understandably keen to play every game he can. So, while he understands the talk of rest and rotation, he certainly wont be volunteering for a break.I want to play every game I can, he said. Having missed out for 18 months after the Ashes, gone away, worked on my game and earned my place back, I want to play as many games as you can for England in every single format going. Its only natural. If Im rested, so be it, but Im pleased with the way Im catching the ball and batting.He is not complaining at the relative lack of attention given to his performance in Chittagong, either. Knowing that, all too often, keepers only attract comments when they struggle, he is wise enough to interpret the lack of coverage of his performance as a compliment.If Im going unnoticed and keeping well, thats the best way forward me, he said. But I was very pleased to get some positive comments.I hadnt really thought about the record, but Im absolutely delighted to now hold it. Its great to be talked about in such great company.These are early days in Englands toughest of tours. But it has been a quietly impressive start from Bairstow. Taj Gibson Jersey . Hamelin, who triumphed in the 500 on Saturday, edged out Victor An of Russia by 0.021 seconds to maintain his lead in the World Cup standings. Russias Vladimir Grigorev was third. In the relay, Canada took control six laps from the finish line to beat Russia and the Netherlands. Custom Minnesota Timberwolves Jerseys . Jeff Green scored 13 points and Kris Humphries 12 for the Celtics, who nearly blew an 18-point, second-half lead. Sullingers 20-20 was the first by a Celtics player since Kevin Garnetts first game in Boston in 2007. Garnett was dealt -- along with Paul Pierce -- to Brooklyn during the off-season. . Durant finished with 24 points and 13 rebounds, Jackson matched his career high with 23 points on 10-of-14 shooting and Lamb scored 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting, lifting the Thunder to a 94-88 win over San Antonio and snapping the Spurs 11-game winning streak. Known as a malcontent early in his career, Brandon Marshall is trying to rally the struggling New York Jets with a positive attitude.The outspoken wide receiver acknowledged Monday that not every teammate is buying his message.Some do, we dont need all, Marshall said. We just need the right guys to feel that way. You need your leaders to have this kind of energy, this type of outlook. Thats all you need.On Sunday, Marshall stood in the middle of a depressed visitors locker room after the teams third straight defeat -- a 31-13 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers -- and tried to be a cheerleader. Surrounded by reporters, he clapped his hands and let out a loud whoop.It was a surreal scene, considering the Jets plight.Everyone reacts differently, Marshall said. Some guys are sad over the loss, some guys are pissed off, some guys may even be ready to give up, but we have the right guys with this type of energy, this type of outlook that will get it turned around.Facing a difficult schedule, the Jets (1-4) have lost to four 2015 playoff teams. It doesnt get much easier. Next up are the Arizona Cardinals (2-3), yet another opponent that made the postseason last year.Marshall said he expects the Jets to get killed in the streets and killed in the media because of the disappointing start, but he believes the adversity will strengthen their resolve.Failure speeds up the growth process, he said. Thats what Im excited about. Weve had a lot of failure these firsst five games and were growing rapidly because we have no choice. Kevin Garnett Jersey. oach Todd Bowles is dealing with the first three-game losing streak of his 21-game tenure. His defense has yielded at least a 100 passer rating in every game, and the entire team has performed poorly in the second half of games.In the past three games, theyve been outscored a combined 37-7 in the third and fourth quarters. Their only touchdown came on a fluke play, a fumble recovery.Weve got to take a hard look at that and figure it out because that has been a recurring problem, said quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who has nine interceptions and only two touchdown passes during the losing streak.We play hard, we play tough, we play smart most of the games, Bowles said. We just have to find a way to turn the corner.Only 6 percent of the teams that began 1-4 under the current playoff format made the playoffs. Barring a major turnaround, the Jets will miss the postseason for the sixth straight year.Bowles said hes not planning any staff changes to shake up the organization.We have a good plan in place, we have a good staff in place, he said. Our players, for the most part, are playing tough football right now. Its just a matter of making some critical changes in the second half as far as making plays. I dont feel theres a need to change right now. Wholesale Jerseys From China China Jerseys Wholesale Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys NFL Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China China NFL Hoodies Cheap NFL Gear Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Stitched Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Throwback Wholesale Jerseys From China Discount NFL Jerseys Jerseys NFL Cheap ' ' '

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