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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

England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 1

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

Ashes 2017: England skipper Joe Root warns teammates about hostile, offensive Aussie crowds

Ashes 2017: England skipper Joe Root warns teammates about hostile, offensive Aussie crowds

Root, who will probably be England`s batting mainstay in the Ashes, further pointed out that Aussie cricket fans are very passionate about cricket and desperate to win.

WATCH: 100-metre dash to find out England cricket team’s Usain Bolt

WATCH: 100-metre dash to find out England cricket team’s Usain Bolt

Watch the video below to know who the winner in the race of the cricketers was, we found it a bit tough to separate the two.

England vs South Africa, 4th Test, Day 1: Proteas bowlers keep hosts in check at Old Trafford

England vs South Africa, 4th Test, Day 1: Proteas bowlers keep hosts in check at Old Trafford

England were unchanged from the side that triumphed in The Oval`s 100th Test, a result that left Root on the brink of a win in his first series as England captain at 2-1 up with one to play.

WATCH: Joe Root brings up his 10th fifty in a row, reaches 5000 Test runs

WATCH: Joe Root brings up his 10th fifty in a row, reaches 5000 Test runs

Twelve is the all-time record in that particular list, set by AB de Villiers between November 2012 and February 2014.

SEE PIC: England cricketers travel by train to play The Oval Test in London

SEE PIC: England cricketers travel by train to play The Oval Test in London

Root and Hales even poked fun at Broad, who was caught staring at his own picture on an advertising campaign at the platform.

WATCH: Quinton de Kock takes one-handed blinder to dismiss England skipper Joe Root

WATCH: Quinton de Kock takes one-handed blinder to dismiss England skipper Joe Root

Looking at the game, England finished up day one action losing four and scoring 171 in total. Cook stands at 72 off 161 deliveries with Ben Stokes to accompany him.  

England vs South Africa: Stokes wants England to right second Test 'wrongs'

England vs South Africa: Stokes wants England to right second Test 'wrongs'

England were thrashed by 340 runs with more than a day to spare at the Nottingham ground as South Africa levelled the four-match series in commanding style.

England vs South Africa: Essex batsman Tom Westley to make in third Test

England vs South Africa: Essex batsman Tom Westley to make in third Test

Westley has enjoyed a prolific season for Essex in the County Championship, scoring 478 runs, including two centuries, at an average of 53.11.

England vs South Africa: Mitchell Johnson lobs Ashes grenade at beaten Joe Root & Co

England vs South Africa: Mitchell Johnson lobs Ashes grenade at beaten Joe Root & Co

South Africa thrashed England by 340 runs in Nottingham on Monday, levelling the four-match series and consigning Joe Root`s men to a seventh loss in 10 tests.

WATCH: Vernon Philander vs Chris Morris! South African quickies produce best dismissals of 2nd Test

WATCH: Vernon Philander vs Chris Morris! South African quickies produce best dismissals of 2nd Test

Philander (3), Morris (2), were in top form as South Africa bowled out England for just 133 runs in second innings.

ENG vs SA, 2nd Test, Day 2: South Africa declare on day three to leave England with target of 474

ENG vs SA, 2nd Test, Day 2: South Africa declare on day three to leave England with target of 474

No Test team have scored more than 418 to win, while the record at Trent Bridge is a more modest 284-7, which England chalked up to beat New Zealand in 2004.

England vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 2: England collapse in reply to South Africa's 335

England vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 2: England collapse in reply to South Africa's 335

Only Joe Root provided real resistance, rallying his side after Philander and Morne Morkel removed both openers to reduce England to 3-2.

England vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Visiting Proteas survive difficult periods to 309-6 on Day 1

England vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Visiting Proteas survive difficult periods to 309-6 on Day 1

England still leads the four-test series after a convincing 211-run win at Lord's in the first game.

England vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Joe Root expects seamers to shine as England remain unchanged

England vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Joe Root expects seamers to shine as England remain unchanged

Broad has particularly fond memories of England’s last visit to Trent Bridge - where Broad also plays his county cricket - as Australia were skittled out for just 60 in 2015, with Broad starring, taking 8-15.

Virat Kohli tops ICC ODI rankings for batsmen, MS Dhoni gains three places to stand 12th

Virat Kohli tops ICC ODI rankings for batsmen, MS Dhoni gains three places to stand 12th

In the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings, there are a number of movements but the top five batsmen, bowlers and all-rounders have remained unchanged.

ENG vs SA, 1st Test: All-round England beat South Africa by 211 runs with more than a day to spare at Lord's

ENG vs SA, 1st Test: All-round England beat South Africa by 211 runs with more than a day to spare at Lord's

The Proteas, set 331 to win, collapsed to 119 all out inside 37 overs. The result meant Joe Root, who made 190 in the hosts' first innings 458, enjoyed a resounding victory in his first Test as England captain, with his side now 1-0 up in this four-match series.

England vs South Africa, 1st Test: Joe Root leads from the front with unbeaten 184 on Day 1

England vs South Africa, 1st Test: Joe Root leads from the front with unbeaten 184 on Day 1

Root, dropped twice, and Ben Stokes (56) shared a fifth-wicket partnership of 114 to dig England out of a deep hole after they had stumbled to 82 for four at lunch having won the toss in excellent batting conditions.

ENG vs SA: England look to 'positive' Joe Root in Test series against South Africa

ENG vs SA: England look to 'positive' Joe Root in Test series against South Africa

Root was appointed in February after Alastair Cook, still in the team purely as an opening batsman, stood down but this week`s match will be England`s first Test since the change of skipper.