# Cricket: Only six players of England’s World Cup squad will represent the country in next month’s one-day series against the Windies in the Caribbean. Jos Buttler retained the captaincy despite the defending champion failing to reach the semifinals. Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow and Mark Wood get rested before the start of the Test series in India in January, while Test captain Ben Stokes is undergoing an operation on a longstanding knee injury. The three-match ODI series against the Windies will be followed by five T20s.
Cricket: Only six of England’s World Cup squad members are retained for Windies tour