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World T20 2016

Stokes admits revelling in 'high-pressure situations'

Mar 28, 2016: After defending 14 runs in the final over against Sri Lanka to take England into the semis, Ben Stokes said he preferred being at the centre of pressure situations, rather than standing by and watching someone else do the job

Andrew Miller in Delhi

England v Sri Lanka, World T20 2016, Group 1, Delhi

Morgan keeps cool as England march on

Mar 26, 2016: Eoin Morgan played down the significance of England's progress to the semi-finals of the World T20 by insisting he was happy simply to see the improvement in their performances from match to match

Andrew Miller in Delhi

Afghanistan v England, World T20 2016, Group 1, Delhi

Afghanistan don't yearn for sympathy, they yearn only for a win

Mar 23, 2016: Two impassioned screams for lbw, neither of them given, told the story of an Afghanistan side who are so close to winning, but just can't get over the line

Jarrod Kimber

Afghanistan v England, World T20 2016, Group 1, Delhi

Moeen staves off an England calamity

Mar 23, 2016: England survived a major scare against Afghanistan to sustain their World T20 hopes, recovering from 85 for 7 to steal home by 15 runs

The Report by George Dobell

South Africa v England, 1st ODI, Bloemfontein

A blinder and a blinding effort

Feb 3, 2016: Plays of the day from a rain-affected first ODI at Bloemfontein

Firdose Moonda and David Hopps

Stokes' all-round brilliance

Jan 29, 2016: For the first time since Ian Botham in India in 1981-82, a player scored 350-plus runs and took 12 or more wickets in an overseas Test series

S Rajesh

England in South Africa 2015-16

Stokes the fulcrum for England's future

Jan 27, 2016: He was deservedly Man of the Series against South Africa and Ben Stokes' career will define the path of this England side over the next few years

George Dobell

South Africa v England, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 2nd day

Root produces his best yet

Jan 15, 2016: He was the first batsman to pass fifty in the match and looked a class above anyone else on a lively pitch that is making for terrific Test cricket

George Dobell at the Wanderers

South Africa v England, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 2nd day

Root hundred leads England recovery

Jan 15, 2016: Joe Root has been jostling for the place as the No. 1 Test batsman in the world over the last six months, but his gilded reputation can only have been further elevated by a richly enterprising hundred against South Africa

The Report by David Hopps

England in South Africa 2015-16

Stokes 'better than I was at 24' - Botham

Jan 8, 2016: Ian Botham has hailed Ben Stokes' "enormous potential" and suggested he may be a better player than he was at the same age

George Dobell

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

Cook rues misses which led to nervous final day

Jan 6, 2016: Alastair Cook admitted that missed chances cost England dear in the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town.

George Dobell at Newlands

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town

The No.6 doubles before Stokes

Jan 4, 2016: A list of the nine players who made double-centuries at No. 6 before Ben Stokes, including one from a limping Don Bradman

Andrew McGlashan

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Ben Stokes' 258 - as it happened

Jan 3, 2016: Tonked, walloped, steam-engined... A record-breaking innings as described by our commentators

Andrew Miller and Andrew McGlashan

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Bairstow's emotional coming of age

Jan 3, 2016: He was overshadowed by Ben Stokes' feats, but Jonny Bairstow's maiden Test was a special moment for a multitude of reasons

David Hopps

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Onslaught exposes South Africa's depleted stocks

Jan 3, 2016: When South Africa needed strike power at the crucial moments of England's innings, they found they had nowhere to turn

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 1st day

Stokes only thought sixes, not a triple

Jan 3, 2016: Alastair Cook gave Ben Stokes the chance to reach a triple century on the second day at Newlands, but Stokes only had one thought in his mind: keep hitting every ball for six

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Brutal Stokes writes his own script

Jan 3, 2016: The raw brutality of Ben Stokes' third and finest Test century is a sign that, at the age of 24, this might yet be his era

George Dobell in Cape Town

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

One session, 130 runs

Jan 3, 2016: Stats highlights from an incredible day in Cape Town, as Ben Stokes waded into South Africa's bowlers on the way to a stunning double-century

S Rajesh

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Stokes and Bairstow batter South Africa

Jan 3, 2016:

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Stokes record and Bairstow's ton tramples South Africa

Jan 3, 2016: This was joy, utter joy, no matter where your loyalties lie: a feat to stir the youthful, cheer the sick and bring reveries from the old. Ben Stokes bludgeoned one of the great attacking Test innings - the second fastest double century in Test history

The Report by David Hopps
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