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Alastair Cook looks set to knock Virat Kohli out of top 5 in ICC Test Rankings

Alastair Cook looks set to knock Virat Kohli out of top 5 in ICC Test Rankings

Cook has gained 6 points to achieve his best rankings in the last 3 years after previously being in fifth place in March 2013. 

Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels included in West Indies ODI squad for England

Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels included in West Indies ODI squad for England

West Indies, who are currently involved in a three-Test series against England, will begin the ODI leg of the tour with the match against Ireland on September 13 in Stormont.

West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite reported for suspect action

West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite reported for suspect action

Brathwaite remains free to bowl in international cricket ahead of the results of a test on his action, which must take place within a fortnight, according to ICC regulations.

ENG vs WI, 1st Test: Stuart Broad tops Ian Botham as England rout West Indies

ENG vs WI, 1st Test: Stuart Broad tops Ian Botham as England rout West Indies

West Indies, following-on, lost 19 wickets for 261 runs in the day`s play as England surged to a 1-0 lead in this three-Test series.

WATCH: Edgbaston crowd plays beach ball during England-West Indies Test

WATCH: Edgbaston crowd plays beach ball during England-West Indies Test

Although there was a live match going on in front of them, the fans at Edgbaston were busy playing beach ball and were seen having a gala time.

WATCH: Stuart Broad knocks Kemar Roach's off stump out of the ground

WATCH: Stuart Broad knocks Kemar Roach's off stump out of the ground

West Indies, who lost seven wickets for 89 runs in 23 overs during Saturday's first session, batted for just 47 overs in total.

England vs West Indies 2017, first Test match, Day 3: Details of date, time and venue

England vs West Indies 2017, first Test match, Day 3: Details of date, time and venue

England take on West Indies in the first Test match at Birmingham for Day 3 action.  

WATCH: James Anderson dismisses Kraig Brathwaite for a duck with lethal inswinger vs WI

WATCH: James Anderson dismisses Kraig Brathwaite for a duck with lethal inswinger vs WI

As for the match, it was yet another astounding day for England in their first day-night Test, against West Indies. Alastair Cook struck his fourth Test double ton and Dawid Maland notched up his maiden Test fifty as England declared at 514 at the loss of seven wickets.

ENG vs WI, 1st Test: Alastair Cook, James Anderson pile on agony for West Indies

ENG vs WI, 1st Test: Alastair Cook, James Anderson pile on agony for West Indies

West Indies were 44 for one in reply to England`s imposing 514 for eight declared, a deficit of 470 runs, when rain ended the second day`s play early in the third session.

WATCH: Ben Stokes pays ultimate price for playing horrible shot against West Indies

WATCH: Ben Stokes pays ultimate price for playing horrible shot against West Indies

With England in control, what Stokes needed was to play with some sense of calm and responsibility, and help the team post a huge total to shut the doors to the Windies. But off the first ball of the 121st over, bowled by Roston Chase, Stokes attempted a horrible looking reverse sweep.

WATCH: Alastair Cook reaches his 4th Test double hundred in funniest way

WATCH: Alastair Cook reaches his 4th Test double hundred in funniest way

Cook, 32, notched up the landmark in the 113th over of England's first innings when he edged a delivery from Kemar Roach past gully. Kyle Hope, fielding at third man, found himself nutmegged by the ball, and conceded a boundary.

England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2 – As it happened...

England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2 – As it happened...

Follow England-West Indies day-night Test live score updates.

England vs West Indies 2017, first Test match, Day 2: LIVE streaming, TV listing, date, time, venue

England vs West Indies 2017, first Test match, Day 2: LIVE streaming, TV listing, date, time, venue

England take on West Indies in the first Test match at Birmingham for Day 2 action.  

Joe Root equals Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag to smash fifty-plus scores in 11 consecutive Tests

Joe Root equals Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag to smash fifty-plus scores in 11 consecutive Tests

Apart from it, his 189 ball-136 was his third consecutive Test ton in the first Test match in the series and fifth overall. With it, Root is also the first English captain since Graham Gooch to notch up a century at Edgbaston.

ENG vs WI, 1st Test: Sublime Joe Root, Alastair Cook tons put England in command on Day 1

ENG vs WI, 1st Test: Sublime Joe Root, Alastair Cook tons put England in command on Day 1

The captain and former captain eased England's concerns over how they would deal with the challenge of batting against the pink ball with a 248-run partnership for the third wicket.

WATCH: Classic Joe Root knock deflates West Indies in first day-night Test

WATCH: Classic Joe Root knock deflates West Indies in first day-night Test

Root won the toss and elected to bat first, but the hosts soon lost two wickets. However, former captain Alastair Cook and Root produced a brilliant counter attacking play against the Caribbeans.

England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 1 — As it happened...

England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 1 — As it happened...

Follow England-West Indies day-night Test live score updates.

Let us rewrite history against England: West Indies coach Stuart Law

Let us rewrite history against England: West Indies coach Stuart Law

The Caribbean side, who are currently standing at the eighth spot in the Test rankings, are without a victory in England in the longest format of the game since 2000.

Mark Stoneman gets England call up for West Indies series; Keaton Jennings dropped

Mark Stoneman gets England call up for West Indies series; Keaton Jennings dropped

By replacing Jennings, Stoneman will form another all-left-handed combination at the top of England`s order with Cook in a match that starts at Birmingham`s Edgbaston ground on Thursday, July 17.

Ian Botham slams England for agreeing to host their first ever day/night Test

Ian Botham slams England for agreeing to host their first ever day/night Test

Edgbaston will host the first day/night Test ever staged in Britain when England face the West Indies in Birmingham.