The England National Cricket Team has been a full member of the ICC since 15 June, 1909, representing both England and Wales. They were one of the first teams to be given Test status (along with Australia) in 1877.
Gayle last represented the West Indies in a one-day international series against India in August 2019, but showed his intent to return to the fold with some strong Indian Premier League displays in 2020.
Sportsmail's experts come together to discuss how England can get out of the mess they find themselves in, as Nasser Hussain, David Lloyd, Paul Newman and Lawrence Booth share their ideas.
PAUL NEWMAN: Coach Chris Silverwood revealed on Friday he is in discussion with captain Joe Root over England's response to the second under-prepared surface in successive Tests.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY LUKE AUGUSTUS: England all-rounder Chris Jordan has defended the ECB's rotation policy, declaring that he and his team-mates are fully behind the plans.
Seventeen wickets fell on a frantic day in Ahmedabad, which began with Root taking an incredible five for eight as India collapsed to 145. His team were then skittled for 81.
PAUL NEWMAN: It does not get any more gruesome than this. Gruesome for England, brushed aside for their lowest score against India, and even worse for the health of Test cricket.
MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: It's not that the wicket wasn't poor. It's not that the batting wasn't abysmal. It's not that too many matches like this won't kill Test cricket.
TOP SPIN ON THE TEST: The last time England were bowled out for fewer than 200 in five successive Test innings was back in the 19th century against Australia between 1887-1888.
DAVID LLOYD: Tests finishing well under time, this one not even lasting two days? We need answers from Dubai but I'm not expecting to get a single one.
England's third Test on a difficult Ahmedabad pitch lasted just two days but contained plenty of drama as hosts India ran out winners by ten wickets to edge in front in the four-Test series.
NASSER HUSSAIN: I don't believe the Ahmedabad pitch provided a fair contest between bat and ball - but neither do I believe England can use that as an excuse for losing the third Test.
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