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Monday, 04 January 2016 - 17:40
Ben Stokes hits fastest England double century in Tests
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Ben Stokes hit the fastest double century for England, the second fastest in history, on day two of the second Test with South Africa in Cape Town.

Stokes, in his 21st Test, resumed on 74 and raced to 200 in 163 balls to beat Ian Botham's 220-ball record.

Jonny Bairstow (150) struck his maiden Test century and shared in a stand of 399, a sixth-wicket world record.

Stokes made 258 as England added 312 within 39 overs and declared on 629-6, South Africa reaching 141-2 in reply.

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