Ben Stokes said England players know they have a responsibility to "go out and do justice" to the fans eagerly anticipating the return of international cricket.
Ben Stokes, who will lead the side in Joe Root's absence, was asked by reporters what was the best advice he had received about his new role.
With England and the West Indies boasting of proven pace attacks, the series could boil down to which side fares better in the batting department.
England host the West Indies in the first Test of the three-match series starting on Wednesday at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
Jason Holder tops the ICC's Test all-rounder rankings, with Ben Stokes in second place as international cricket resumes for the first time since March 2.
Kemar Roach is just seven wickets away from becoming the ninth West Indian fast bowler to take 200 Test wickets.
The first Test between England and the West Indies will be a landmark occasion given it is set to mark the return of international cricket from coronavirus lockdown.
England cricket team will wear the "Black Lives Matter" logo in the three-match Test series against West Indies.
England's intra-squad practice game gave fans a glimpse of what to expect when international cricket resumes next week.
Joe Root will miss the first Test against West Indies to be with his wife who is expecting their second child later this week.
Ben Stokes could find himself leading out the team for next week's first Test at Southampton -- or later in the three-match series -- should Joe Root be absent attending the birth of his second child.
Jack Leach said he prides himself on his bowling and wants to be remembered for bowling opposition teams out on the last day of a Test match.
Mohammad Hafeez said India did not show intent against England in the 2019 World Cup, but blamed their own mistakes for Pakistan's exit.
Kevin Pietersen said he would prefer wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler to take over in Joe Root's absence.
Former West Indies pacer Michael Holding has come out in support of MS Dhoni, saying that the wicket-keeper batsman indeed wanted to win the match against England in the 2019 World Cup.
Ben Stokes is set to captain England in the Test series against West Indies when Joe Root is likely to be attending the birth of his second child.
Ian Smith reckons Vivian Richards would have made more money than Pat Cummins and Ben Stokes combined in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Eoin Morgan, James Anderson and Jofra Archer are among 55 England players who have been asked to resume outdoor training to prepare for cricket behind close doors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.