Stephen Brenkley

Stephen Brenkley is Cricket Correspondent for The Independent.

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West Indies vs England: James Anderson restores control after tail collapses

Hosts sit on 146-4, but England should have scored more than 399

West Indies vs England: Ian Bell and Joe Root ride to the rescue of rusty tourists

England finished on 341 for 5 on day one

Captain Alastair Cook (right) stretches during the England nets session in Antigua on Saturday

West Indies vs England preview: Patience is a virtue for Alastair Cook and England's Windies aspirations

England will have to be at their most patient and vigilant

Michael Vaughan (centre) is part of the BBC Test Match Special team

ECB's number one target Michael Vaughan will not be new England cricket supremo

The former Ashes winning captain is unlikely to leave his media roles to replace Paul Downton

Jimmy Anderson is preparing to lead England's pace attack in the West Indies

West Indies vs England: Craftsman James Anderson hits his century

Hard work has kept England’s premier fast bowler at the top

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West Indies vs England: Jonathan Trott lowers sights for return to fold as England opener

Trott will return to England's side as an opening batsman in the first Test here against West Indies on Monday

Kevin Pietersen is the centre of attention despite sitting on the end of Surrey’s team photo yesterday

West Indies Tour: Not for the first time, confusion swamps England

Vaughan backed by KP but he would not be universally popular in new role

Paul Downton with Peter Moores (right) in Sri Lanka last year

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He could barely leave his office without being asked about the former England batsman

Paul Downton has been removed from his position

Paul Downton sacked as ECB managing director following England's awful year

He had been in charge since October 2013

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