Ashes hopeful Haseeb Hameed has been forced to retire hurt with a hand injury while playing for Lancashire in the County Championship.
Andrew Strauss insists England's improving limited-overs team still have lessons to learn after the "missed opportunity" of this year's Champions Trophy.
Next year's MCC-Champion County and North-South fixtures will be held in Barbados.
Jonny Bairstow made his maiden ODI century as England cruised to a seven-wicket win over the West Indies at Old Trafford.
England are 1/4 favourites to win the ODI series with West Indies but Eoin Morgan admits his side have "angst" hanging over their credentials.
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