England captain Joe Root will miss the primary Test towards the West Indies subsequent week to be on the delivery of his second youngster.
Root will depart the group camp in Southampton on Wednesday to be together with his spouse Carrie, who’s anticipating this week.
Ben Stokes will lead England for the primary time. Jos Buttler will assume vice-captain duties.
When Root leaves the hospital together with his household, he’ll self-isolate for seven days then be a part of England earlier than the second Test on July 13 in Manchester.