England will play the final two Tests against Pakistan in Southampton without Ben Stokes, who is to fly to New Zealand.
England will face a testing run chase in the first Test against Pakistan, but Ben Stokes gave them fresh hope of pulling off an opening win.
Ben Stokes will again play as a specialist batsman in the first Test against a Pakistan side that includes two leg-spinners.
Unavailable for the second Test, which England won, Jofra Archer has been recalled to Joe Root's attack, alongside James Anderson.
England are determined not to over-work Ben Stokes, the man Joe Root says is always "desperate to win you the game".
England were toying on Thursday with their bowling options for the third Test against West Indies, reluctant to over-work Ben Stokes.
Ben Stokes' continued improvement has impressed team-mate James Anderson, who is glad to have him in England's team.
Ben Stokes is officially the best all-rounder in the world after playing a huge part in England's victory over West Indies.
England captain Joe Root was not surprised to see both Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad play leading roles in the second Test.
Ben Stokes bludgeoned early morning runs and Stuart Broad tore out West Indies top order before England persevered to seal a fine win.