Stokes will cover regular captain Joe Root, who misses the first Test as he attends the birth of his second child.
Holder has led the West Indies for nearly five years.
The West Indies batsman has struggled to live up to early promise.
An average of 52.2 after 78 one-day internationals shows Hope is one of the islanders’ best batsmen.
The West Indies face England in a three Test series next month.
Roach took 18 wickets as the West Indies claimed a 2-1 triumph last year.
The Windies head coach is wary of boredom creeping in as his side hunker down in Manchester.
The Windies have arrived for a three-match Test tour in “bio-secure” conditions.
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England and South Africa book semi-final spots.