RICHARD GIBSON IN CAPE TOWN: England will ask a man who was dramatically cut for last summer's World Cup to cover Ben Stokes' No 5 role in their first official outing as champions.
Wicketkeeper admits 2019 season was a "struggle" after being dropped by England in the Caribbean
The pair were engaged in a running battle during Preston's 2-0 away victory at the bet365 Stadium, and it appears there is little love lost between the pair.
NIK SIMON IN EDINBURGH - Sam Underhill admits the pressure is on as England walk into the eye of a storm in Saturday's clash with Scotland.
Jonny Bairstow and Jimmy Anderson omitted from squadEngland selectors stress ‘continuity’ after win in South AfricaEngland have recalled Ben Foakes and Keaton Jennings to their Test squad for the tour of Sri Lanka next month, with Jonny Bairstow left out of the touring party.
COMMENT: This is a message from Eddie Jones, to his players. No-one is safe. None of them are immune from the harsh scrutiny of the Test selection process.
WILL KELLEHER IN DUBLIN: The 59-year-old Bono dropped into the Irish camp to give a rallying speech to Andy Farrell's team ahead of their Six Nations clash with England.
Long-standing No 9 replaced by Willi HeinzSaracens pair Vunipola and Kruis make returnEddie Jones has made sweeping changes to his starting XV to face Scotland on Saturday, bringing in five new faces including Willi Heinz at scrum-half with Ben Youngs dropped to the bench.
Sportsmail runs through exactly what has changed for each nation since the World Cup, and what to expect from them over the next two months as they scrap it out for the Championship
Injured centres return to continue their rehabilitation in the hope of being involved against unbeaten Ireland while Courtney Lawes has been rested
England's build-up to October's Twenty20 World Cup in Australia effectively starts in East London on Wednesday. Sportsmail looks at the six talking points around Eoin Morgan's men.
NASSER HUSSAIN: If you were picking a tennis squad to play on clay you wouldn't fill it with grass court specialists so I can see the argument for horses-for-courses selections.