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.
Jofra Archer will not be allowed to feel alone after his coronavirus breach, according to England team-mate Ben Stokes.
Ben Stokes and Dom Sibley completed centuries as England piled on the runs against West Indies in Manchester.
An unbroken stand of 126 between Dom Sibley and Ben Stokes gave England the edge at stumps on day one of the second Test.
Jos Buttler has struggled for Test runs of late, but England captain Joe Root has seen positive signs from his team-mate.
Stand-in captain Ben Stokes stood by his call to bat first and the decision to leave out Stuart Broad for England's first West Indies clash.