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England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day

Stance and style set England batsmen apart

May 27, 2016: England's top five is dominated by four right-handed batsmen with modern stances but very contrasting styles

Mark Nicholas

Sri Lanka in England 2016

In-form Bairstow keen for limited-overs role

May 23, 2016: Test wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow hopes to persuade the selectors to find room for him in England's white-ball set-up as well

Alan Gardner

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Goalkeeping work helps Bairstow balance

May 22, 2016: Paul Farbrace, England's assistant coach, has hailed Jonny Bairstow for the improvement in his wicketkeeping since the tour of South Africa

George Dobell

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 3rd day

'Bairstow was batting on a different wicket' - Cook

May 22, 2016: Jonny Bairstow looked as if he were "playing on a different wicket" to everyone else in the first Investec Test according to England captain, Alastair Cook.

George Dobell at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 3rd day

England's mastery of swinging conditions cannot mask progress

May 22, 2016: Sri Lanka are not the first touring team to struggle in typical English conditions, but that fact does not detract from James Anderson's magnificence

George Dobell at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 3rd day

Poor batting led to 'humiliating' defeat - Mathews

May 21, 2016: A failure to leave the ball decisively paved the road to an 'embarrassing' and 'humiliating' innings-defeat at Headingley, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 3rd day

Anderson ten leads England's surge to innings victory

May 21, 2016: James Anderson sealed the third ten-wicket haul of his Test career, as England's bowlers powered their way to an innings-and-88 run victory with a final three-wicket flurry after tea

The Report by Andrew Miller

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 2nd day

The local lad who can now take on the world

May 20, 2016: This Headingley pitch has not made batting a simple task, but Jonny Bairstow played like a man in the form of his life with the stirring support of his home crowd

George Dobell at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 2nd day

The task gets trickier for Angelo

May 20, 2016: The Sri Lankan captain has the skill to stand up to England's bowlers, so why did he not use a review? Whatever the situation, it was surely worth it

Jarrod Kimber at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 2nd day

Anderson banishes Headingley demons as England enforce follow-on

May 20, 2016: Jonny Bairstow brought up his second Test century, before James Anderson and Stuart Broad shared nine wickets to condemn Sri Lanka to the follow-on

The Report by Andrew Miller

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 1st day

Hales and Bairstow steady England after Shanaka strikes on debut

May 19, 2016: A diligent half-century from Alex Hales, coupled with some home-ground know-how from Jonny Bairstow, helped England to regroup with a 88-run stand for the sixth wicket

The Report by Andrew Miller

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley

Prior backs Bairstow to cement keeper's role

May 17, 2016: Matt Prior, the former England wicketkeeper, has backed Jonny Bairstow to start the international season as a more complete gloveman

Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka in England 2016

England selectors take calm view to batting questions

May 12, 2016: Despite much debate, England's first Test squad of the season includes minor tweaks rather than any major overhauls which is a prudent outcome

George Dobell

Yorkshire v Surrey, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Headingley, 2nd day

Root and Bairstow marvel with worthy record-breaker

May 9, 2016: Ten days from now, a Yorkshire crowd could again witness Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow batting together, this time for England in the first Investec Test against Sri Lanka

David Hopps at Headingley

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Absorbing contest ends with Yorkshire nine down

May 4, 2016: A match that both sides might have won and lost on several occasions eventually came down to the final delivery

George Dobell at Trent Bridge

Yorkshire v Hampshire, County Championship, Division One, Headingley, 2nd day

Bairstow and Plunkett flay injury-hit Hampshire

Apr 18, 2016: There will be few greater mismatches in Division One of the Championship than the 28 overs at Headingley during which Jonny Bairstow and Liam Plunkett laid waste to an injury-weakened Hampshire attack

David Hopps at Headingley

Yorkshire v Hampshire, County Championship, Division One, Headingley, 1st day

Lyth, Bairstow tons warm up champions

Apr 17, 2016: Thanks to outstanding hundreds for Adam Lyth and Jonny Bairstow, the new season began for Yorkshire in most satisfying fashion

David Hopps at Headingley

Wisden Cricketers of the Year 2015

Jonny Bairstow

Apr 13, 2016: Wisden Cricketers' Almanack - Cricketer of the year

Simon Wilde

Wisden 2016

Stokes, Bairstow honoured as Wisden hails England transformation

Apr 13, 2016: England's transformation to a swashbuckling, attacking band of cricketers has been described as "the most uplifting story in international cricket" in the 2016 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which is published this week

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa A v England XI, Kimberley

Taylor ton sets up thumping England win

Jan 30, 2016: James Taylor scored a run-a-ball 116 to anchor the England XI against a South Africa A attack devoid of control and set up a comprehensive 163-run win

Firdose Moonda
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