Dwayne Bravo (captain)
A wily bowler, particularly at the death, and attacking batsman, Bravo was handed the one-day international captaincy in May. It is as an all-rounder, though, that England will be particularly wary of the dangerous Trinidadian.
It has almost become a cliché to suggest the younger Bravo brother is a virtual clone of the great Brian Lara. Supremely talented and capable of playing all round the wicket in the same way as his legendary uncle, Darren needs to transfer his ability into returns in the ODI arena – where he has yet to consistently produce his best.
A powerful top-order batsman who is particularly fluent through the leg side, Edwards has returned to the fold in recent times and showed his ability with a fine 123 not out against New Zealand.
Young medium-pacer Holder has performed impressively since making his ODI debut last year. A good operator, he has claimed 25 wickets in 16 games at a very good average of 25.
A left-arm spinner, Miller has yet to cement a place in West Indies' team. In his 43 ODI appearances, he has proved economical without becoming a regular wicket-taking threat.
A spinner with wonderful variety, Narine comes alive in limited-overs cricket with his ability to bowl economically and regularly cause problems. The mystery tweaker has a wonderful record in both ODI and Twenty20 international cricket.
The youthful left-handed opener, Powell has shown plenty of promise in his career thus far. However, he will be aiming to improve on a best score of 83 in 25 ODIs.
A solid wicketkeeper, Ramdin has still never fulfilled the potential he appeared to have as a youngster. Ramdin, who averages just 20 in ODIs, has never consistently performed in the 50-over arena.
A solid seamer capable of finding movement with the new ball, Rampaul should threaten England's batsmen. Also overlooked is his solid lower-order striking, which has seen him produce some famous cameos.
A batsman who had looked set to never fulfil his potential, Samuels has finally produced his best in recent years. The Jamaican is arguably the Windies' best, and most consistent, batsman. His finest hour came in the World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka, when he led his side to a famous triumph.
A useful bowler, particularly in limited-overs cricket, and powerful lower-order batsman, Sammy famously captained West Indies to World T20 glory. No longer the skipper in ODIs, he still has a role to play.
One of a bevy of Windies batsmen who have shown plenty of promise without producing consistent returns in recent years, Simmons will be hoping for a good tour to cement his place ahead of some important cricket.
A dangerous batsman, solid bowler and exceptional fielder, Smith has made a good career on the world’s T20 circuit without ever reaching the heights a superb debut Test century suggested he would. However, he is still a man England will fear for his ability to pulverise an attack on his day.