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Crawley reveals why Stokes will be good captain; what England learned from warm-up game
Dom Bess keen to hold on to England place for first West Indies Test
Silverwood says Stokes deserves to be captain and contemplates Root replacement as batsman
Stokes will lead the XI in the absence of regular captain Joe Root, who will be on paternity leave.
Stokes inspired by Cook and Root ahead of first taste of captaincy
Ben Stokes thinks his experience under the captaincy of Alastair Cook and Joe Root will help him succeed in the role himself.
Six Pakistan players free to join up with squad in England after negative tests
Players had initially been held back.
Jermaine Blackwood has point to prove ahead of England series
The West Indies batsman has struggled to live up to early promise.
Ben Stokes eyes “positive” approach to England captaincy
The star all-rounder is preparing to deputise for father-to-be Joe Root against the West Indies.
Stuart Broad: I thrive off pressure so empty stadiums will be a challenge
The quick is gearing up to take on the West Indies next month.
Jack Leach wants to be remembered for spin bowling rather than batting exploits
The Somerset man has 34 wickets at just 29 apiece in his 10 Test appearances.
Australia star Lyon laughs off 2020 Ashes prospect
Nathan Lyon laughed off the idea of playing red ball cricket in England this year - but it appears to be an increasing possibility.
Moeen Ali nears Test return as Ed Smith hails his availability as ‘good news’
The spin bowling all-rounder has not featured for the red ball side since being dropped during last summer’s Ashes.
England star Zak Crawley reveals his two biggest cricket heroes
Zak Crawley has revealed the two batsmen who have been his biggest inspirations, with Ricky Ponting and Kevin Pietersen top of his list.