The first Test between England and the West Indies takes place on Wednesday at the Ageas Bowl.
The captain promoted himself to open the batting but made just two off 15 balls
Holder promoted himself to open the batting.
The Trinidadian led the warm-up session on day four of the practice match.
The Barbados Cricket Association president wanted the Windies head coach sacked after he went to his father-in-law’s funeral.
The West Indies coach had attended the funeral of his father-in-law.
Holder occupies top spot in the International Cricket Council Test all-rounder rankings ahead of Stokes.
The Windies head coach is wary of boredom creeping in as his side hunker down in Manchester.