England keep Ben Stokes in the ranks for Test series against New Zealand

• Jimmy Anderson to continue as England vice-captain
• Anderson: ‘I’m delighted Joe Root has asked me to do it again’

Ben Stokes will resume his Test career among the ranks after the England management opted to retain Jimmy Anderson as the vice-captain for the two-match series in New Zealand.

Anderson fulfilled the role during the Ashes defeat when Stokes was unavailable for selection but, though the all-rounder is back in the fold before his trial that starts on 6 August, Joe Root’s deputy will be unchanged when the first Test gets under way in Auckland next Thursday.

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