Spinner Dom Bess was named in England`s 13-man squad for the first take a look at towards West Indies and there was no place for Moeen Ali amongst 9 reserves, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) stated on Saturday.
All-rounder Ben Stokes will lead England in the match, which can start on the Ageas Bowl Southampton on Wednesday in a bio-secure surroundings amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Moeen introduced in September he was taking a break from take a look at cricket after dropping out on a central contract for the longest format however he was included in a 30-man coaching group.
But the ECB opted to go along with off-spinner Bess, who grabbed his first five-wicket take a look at haul towards South Africa in January.
Fellow spinner Jack Leach is among the many reserves for the opening recreation of the three-match collection. All-rounder Sam Curran, who was cleared to renew coaching after testing destructive for COVID-19, was additionally positioned on stand-by.
Regular skipper Joe Root will miss the first take a look at to be on the beginning of his second youngster.
The second and third assessments will likely be performed in Manchester.
England squad: Ben Stokes (captain), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
Reserves: James Bracey, Sam Curran, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Saqib Mahmood, Craig Overton, Ollie Robinson, Olly Stone.