The England National Cricket Team has been a full member of the ICC since 15 June, 1909, representing both England and Wales. They were one of the first teams to be given Test status (along with Australia) in 1877.
PAUL NEWMAN AT THE AGEAS BOWL: It has, of course, been like no other Test I have covered. Never before have I had to fill in a health questionnaire and pass two temperature checks each day.
After Blackwood's brilliant 95 helped the tourists chase down 200 for the loss of six wickets on the final day, England's stand-in captain said he was right to have batted first under cloudy skies
Jermaine Blackwood took advantage of costly errors in the field as he guided the West Indies to a four-wicket victory on day five of the first Test against England.
NASSER HUSSAIN: Hats off to West Indies for a super performance, but I'd like to ask England one question. If this had been the first game of the Ashes, would they have left out Stuart Broad?
LAWRENCE BOOTH: Jermaine Blackwood scored a match-winning 95 as Test cricket's big return ended with the West Indies chasing down 200 to defeat England by four wickets.
Cricket great Michael Atherton was left red-faced after falling for a Twitter prank while commentating on England's Test match against the West Indies.
STUART BROAD: It's an unusual situation to be sat in front of a camera, as I was on Friday morning, to discuss my omission from this week's Test match. I found the chance to speak my mind quite emotional.
As the ball described a gentle parabola to Jason Holder at short midwicket, Joe Denly would have been forgiven for wondering if the stroke was his last as an England cricketer.
CHRIS STOCKS AT THE AGEAS BOWL: Crawley insisted England are relishing a nerve-jangling finish to match last summer's Ashes thriller on the final day of the first Test against West Indies.
PAUL NEWMAN AT THE AGEAS BOWL: At 284 for eight, England are 170 ahead and need their star batsmen to eke out runs on Sunday to give them a fighting chance against West Indies.
BUMBLE ON THE TEST: Forget the cricket, what about the eloquence of Mikey Holding on Sky followed by West Indies captain Jason Holder.
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