Anderson, who turns 40 in July, was left out of the thrilling Headingley win over New Zealand last week as a precautionary measure after some strapping above his ankle caused irritation. NASSER HUSSAIN: If you told anybody watching Alex Lees in the Caribbean he could play the way he did on Tuesday in that opening stand they would never have believed it. On the back of his unbeaten 142, his 28th Test hundred, the 31-year-old former England captain has moved to a career-high 923 points, 44 ahead of Australia's Marnus Labuschagne. The images of one of the greatest days in English cricket history are still vivid. LAWRENCE BOOTH AT TRENT BRIDGE: Jos Buttler's team were made to sweat by a staggering 117 off 55 balls from Suryakumar Yadav, but when he fell India's hopes vanished. Fast bowler Wong, who was raised in Birmingham, is yet to play a Twenty20 international but was included in the 15 for the nine-day tournament and the series against South Africa that precedes it. No bowing out in style from the one-day format he has graced but now feels he has to give up. Durham seamer Potts, one of the success stories of the international summer with 18 wickets in four Test appearances, managed just four overs before leaving the field of his home ground. Rain delays England v South Africa ODI - clips, radio & text, 'The day cricket was dealt two serious warnings', England beaten in sweltering Stokes ODI farewell, England bowler Wood to have further elbow surgery, 'We're not cars' - Stokes hits out at schedule, Stokes to retire from one-day international cricket. But Root has found life tougher, along with his white-ball team-mates, in a limited-overs slide just as dramatic as the Test team's rise.read. The much-loved pundit and former England international left his 22-year role last December after being accused by Yorkshire whistleblower Azeem Rafiq of being a 'closet racist'. NASSER HUSSAIN: Speaking to Ben Stokes, it seemed he was in a good place mentally and his decision to quit one-day internationals is much more about how he is physically. EXCLUSIVE BY NASSER HUSSAIN: He has been at the forefront of the transformation in England's Test cricket with two of the greatest centuries of modern times against New Zealand. If he gets a hundred, he should kick on. Sportsmail's DAVID LLOYD picks out his talking points from the second day of action at Edgbaston as Jonny Bairstow scored another 100 but India built their lead. AADAM PATEL: Amid the hype of BazBall and the Test side's recent successes, Buttler's first two series as full-time white-ball captain after replacing Eoin Morgan have ended in losses. Did they not try that with Jason Roy not too long ago? The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Brendon McCullum believes 'alarm bells' have sounded for England's Test opponents as they prepare to build on their whitewash of New Zealand by taking on India at Edgbaston on Friday. Joe Root inspired England to their highest ever fourth-innings run-chase, then admitted Ben Stokes had encouraged his players to become 'rock stars' as they attempt to take Test cricket to new heights. Sorry, no headlines or news topics were found. PAUL NEWMAN AT CHESTER-LE-STREET: There was to be no fairy-tale finish. Reece Topley claims England's best EVER figures in ODI cricket of 6-24 as hosts defend 246 by skittling India to win by 100 runs at Lord's and set up mouthwatering series decider at Old Trafford on Sunday, Matthew Mott was appointed as England's white-ball coach to provide experience in case Eoin Morgan retired early, reveals Rob Key with managing directoralso backing Jofra Archer to play Test cricket again, BBC face battle to keep hold of England home matches highlights as rivals ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 all prepare bids to snap up free-to-air rights package from 2025 to 2028, Jasprit Bumrah tops the ODI bowling rankings after blowing away England at the Oval in a crushing 10 wicket win that saw four of the home side's top six dismissed for ducks, PAUL NEWMAN: Former West Indies star Garry Sobers has jumped aboard the 'Bazball' bandwagon and admits he 'couldn't believe what he was seeing' from England as Mike Proctor hails their style 'asa breath of fresh air', England Lions show the white-ball side how it's done by thumping South Africa after chasing down 319 runs in just 37.1 overs with Somerset star Will Smeed hitting 90 off 56 balls, Don't panic! 'Ethically indefensible': England's secret balcony code to advise the captain which bowler to use is slammed as damaging to captain Jos Buttler's authority after it was used at Lord's but is it cheating? England captain Ben Stokes opted to use the same template that served his side so well in the 3-0 whitewash of world champions New Zealand last month. Will the shock retirement of Ben Stokes from one-day international cricket act as a tipping point to force greedy administrators to accept enough is enough? Pant & Hardik give India series win over England, Stokes to miss Hundred as he manages workload, Topley takes record 6-24 as England level series, Stokes 'better than I ever thought' as captain - Key, Heavy defeat a 'good thing' for England - Moeen, 'England third in two-horse race' but Buttler won't panic, England hammered by 10 wickets in first India ODI, Positives and issues for England before World Cup, England win third T20 despite fine Suryakumar ton, India thrash England to clinch T20 series. England have rewritten the Test rulebook over the last month with four sensational victories over New Zealand and India, and here, Sportsmail's experts assess the Bazball revolution. Jasprit Bumrah, the 28-year-old fast bowler, is to make his debut as India captain in the deciding test against England. PAUL NEWMAN AT EDGBASTON: When three wickets fell in 16 balls either side of tea, with India reaching fever pitch, a record-breaking England run-chase looked a long, long way away. Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow hit twin centuries as England's revitalised Test side beat India. Vaughan stepped down after a backlash over racism claims made against him. NASSER HUSSAIN: The lCC keep adding their own tournaments and each board still seem to want a future tours programme full with as much bi-lateral cricket as possible. LAWRENCE BOOTH AT EDGBASTON: Lees made a punchy 56, before Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow put on a superb unbroken 150 to lead England to 259 for three for the final day. RICHARD GIBSON: While England hit another significant bump on their white-ball road, their understudies showed how things should be done by obliterating South Africa in Taunton. PAUL NEWMAN IN DURHAM: England facE South Africa at Durham less than 48 hours after ending a series against India that threw up more questions than answers. Read about our approach to external linking. ', England's rock 'n' roll revolution will change the Test game for good, but how will rivals tackle them and can they win the Ashes? While the monetary terms of Stokes' central contract could come under review, Key feels England's Test and Twenty20 teams will stand to gain enormously from the all-rounder lightening his workload. DAVID LLOYD picks out his talking points from the fifth and final day of action. Alice Davidson-Richards said scoring a Test century on debut was 'bloody brilliant' as Nat Sciver also hit a ton to take England to 328 for six against South Africa. Buttler, 31, was touted as a potential opener in England's brave new world under Brendon McCullum by his Rajasthan Royals coach Kumar Sangakkara. Jasprit Bumrah has returned to the top of the one-day international bowling rankings after ransacking England at the Kia Oval. Cases in Britain were up by almost 30 per cent last week. How could we have doubted his decision to appoint Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum? 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NASSER HUSSAIN AT EDGBASTON: Potts looks a strong lad and Mike Selvey, the former Middlesex and England bowler, summed it up well when he said it is like he is built from the bottom up. Now Ben Stokes wants them to be rock stars. LAWRENCE BOOTH: England's new white-ball captain embarks on a fresh era with of the first of three 20-over and three 50-over matches in 11 days, he sees no reason for revolution. Hampshire Hawks stun Lancashire Lightning with the LAST BALL to win Vitality Blast title at Edgbaston with Nathan Ellis holding his nerve amid late controversy, Deciding ODI between England and India ODI is ideal preparation for World Cups, believes Reece Topley he is cherishing being back in the team and now wants to build on record-breaking bowling figures, England coach Lisa Keightley believes they have the 'best squad' as they embark on first-ever women's Twenty20 competition at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham as experienced opener Tammy Beaumont misses out, ReeceTopley still has ambitions to break into the Test team after proving his 'bouncebackability' with England's best ever ODI haul of 6-24, says his father and former Essex seamer Don. LAWRENCE BOOTH AT EDGBASTON: On June 1, they had won one Test out of 17 and become, once again, the laughing stock of world cricket. He has won nine of 14 matches when deputising for Eoin Morgan. NASSER HUSSAIN AT EDGBASTON: Jonny Bairstow is hitting the ball as well as he has ever done, and one thing for certain this summer is that he is not messing with form. The England analyst Nathan Leamon posts numbers on the dressing room balcony to advise the captain on the field who should bowl based on his own calculations. England have their 'best squad' available according to coach Lisa Keightley after leaving out experienced opener Tammy Beaumount for first-ever Commonwealth Games. Sportsmail's experts including NASSER HUSSAIN and DAVID LLOYD have their say, England's cricket team will remain on Sky Sports for three more years after ECB agreed a deal for live coverage of the team's home matches despite them hoping to secure backing for further five or 10 years, 'We're always trying to push the boundaries': Jos Buttler vows that England's white-ball side will match the heroics of Ben Stokes' Test team ahead of clash against India, as he insists 'I don't want us to fear losing', Fix the death bowling, decide on the batting order and pick the right vice captain what new England white-ball captain Jos Buttler MUST do as he prepares to face India in three-match Twenty20 series, Joe Root extends his lead at the top of the Test batting rankings after his match-sealing hundred at Edgbaston, while Jonny Bairstow's back-to-back tons move him into the top 10 but Virat Kohli slips to 13th as his slump in form continues. The Indian pace bowler claimed career-best figures. Topley's six for 24 contributed to a 100-run win at Lord's on Thursday and turned the third one-day international against India at Emirates Old Trafford into a winner-takes-all affair. Please try different keywords. England were frustrated enough by India putting on lots of runs in the morning before Bumrah's antics, but Broad's nightmare put the icing on the cake. Root was sublime in that transformation, celebrating his match-winning hundred against India at Edgbaston with a wiggle of his finger taken from the new Elvis film that so engrossed Stokes. WORLD OF CRICKET: It sounded ludicrous at first. Of Ben Stokes guiding England to the brink of victory in that thrilling climax to the World Cup final at Lord's. PAUL NEWMAN AT EDGBASTON: Pant was an advocate of 'Bazball' long before McCullum dreamed up the concept and this very modern Test batsman gave England a taste of their own medicine. 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