Stokes will lead the XI in the absence of regular captain Joe Root, who will be on paternity leave.
Ben Stokes thinks his experience under the captaincy of Alastair Cook and Joe Root will help him succeed in the role himself.
Australia’s white ball captain Aaron Finch says he’s preparing for September’s tour of England to go ahead.
The star all-rounder is preparing to deputise for father-to-be Joe Root against the West Indies.
The quick is gearing up to take on the West Indies next month.
The Somerset man has 34 wickets at just 29 apiece in his 10 Test appearances.
The spin bowling all-rounder has not featured for the red ball side since being dropped during last summer’s Ashes.
Bairstow has returned to individual training at Headingley this month.
The West Indies face England in a three Test series next month.
Zak Crawley has revealed the two batsmen who have been his biggest inspirations, with Ricky Ponting and Kevin Pietersen top of his list.