Ben Stokes thinks his experience under the captaincy of Alastair Cook and Joe Root will help him succeed in the role himself.
Players had initially been held back.
The West Indies batsman has struggled to live up to early promise.
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.
Nathan Lyon laughed off the idea of playing red ball cricket in England this year - but it appears to be an increasing possibility.
The spin bowling all-rounder has not featured for the red ball side since being dropped during last summer’s Ashes.
Zak Crawley has revealed the two batsmen who have been his biggest inspirations, with Ricky Ponting and Kevin Pietersen top of his list.
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