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Ben Stokes says England skipper Joe Root has told him to approach the captaincy 'his way' ahead of Wednesday's first Test with the West Indies.
England selector Ed Smith has suggested there is the possibility of a return to the Test side for Jonny Bairstow in the future despite the wicketkeeper-batsman not being included in the squad for the upcoming match with the West Indies.
Brian Lara is adamant that the West Indies will have to try and win their Test matches in England inside four days.
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England batsman Zak Crawley says Ben Stokes can handle the extra responsibility of captaincy in Wednesday's first Test against the West Indies at the Rose Bowl.
Quinton de Kock, the captain of South Africa's ODI and Twenty20 teams, says he did not want the additional pressure of leading the Proteas in Test cricket.
Assistant coach Roddy Estwick admits the West Indies' batsmen have not had a smooth build-up to next week's first Test against England but he's confident captain Jason Holder will be fit.