England’s Ben Stokes reacts after being hit on the hand during the first day of the second Test between West Indies and England at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in St John’s, Antigua. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

2nd Test, day one: England 187 (Moeen Ali 60, J Bairstow 52, B Foakes 35; K Roach 4-30, S Gabriel 3-45, A Joseph 2-38), West Indies 30-0. There was a(...)

Alastair Cook of England is congratulated by Joe Root as he celebrates reaching his century. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

This was how it was supposed to be from the start with the senior citizens showing the way. Sadly it took until the second day of the Melbourne Test f(...)

England’s James Anderson bowls Kraigg Brathwaite of the West Indies to claim his 500th Test wicket during the third Test at Lord’s. Photograph:   Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

James Anderson’s 500th Test wicket provided the long-anticipated landmark moment Lord’s craved as England held the advantage in a tense, low-scoring m(...)