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Cricket-Root backs Cook to continue as England captain

MUMBAI, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Joe Root expects Alastair Cook to continue to lead England for "a few years to come" amid rising speculation on the future of the 31-year-old as test captain.

Root gives Cook full backing to continue as captain

Joe Root says that he hopes that Alastair Cook will continue as England's captain for "years to come"

No supermen; no magic: Cook rues England's errors

3 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

It was hard to avoid a sense of deja-vu as Alastair Cook accepted that England's batting had let them down in Mohali

Cricket-England misread Mohali pitch, says Cook

MOHALI, India, Nov 29 (Reuters) - England captain Alastair Cook misread the pitch in Mohali and was left to rue going into the third test against India with three spinners, he said on Tuesday.

Hameed heads home for hand surgery

3 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Haseeb Hameed's tour of India has been ended with Alastair Cook confirming he needs to return home to have surgery on his injured hand

Cricket-England win toss but lose wickets in Mohali

MOHALI, India, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Alastair Cook won an important toss but England could not make the most of it as the tourists slumped to 92 for four at lunch on the opening day of the third test against India on Saturday.

Cricket-England bat in Mohali, Nair makes India debut

MOHALI, India, Nov 26 (Reuters) - England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and unsurprisingly decided to bat against India in the third match of the five-test series at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium in Mohali on Saturday.

England bat first; Rahul injured, Nair handed debut

Alastair Cook won the toss and batted first in the third Test with England aiming to claw back from 1-0 down in the series

Cricket-Cook seeks clarity from ICC on ball-shining practice

MOHALI, India, Nov 25 (Reuters) - The age-old practice of shining the cricket ball has become a "grey area" and the game's governing body must provide clarity to end the prevailing confusion, England captain Alastair Cook said on Friday.

Cricket-Buttler replaces Duckett in England's rejigged order

MOHALI, India, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Limited overs specialist Jos Buttler will replace the struggling Ben Duckett in a rejigged England batting lineup, skipper Alastair Cook confirmed ahead of his team's third test against India beginning on Saturday.

First-innings collapse cost England - Cook

Alastair Cook said England could "hold their heads up high" despite a 246-run defeat to India in the Visakhapatnam Test

Cricket-Cook defends England's defensive tactics

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, Nov 21 (Reuters) - England's defensive batting approach against India was a conscious decision to save the second test on a wearing track, the touring side's captain Alastair Cook said after the hosts took a 1-0 lead in the series on Monday.

Cricket-England paid for a lack of intent, says India's Kohli

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, Nov 21 (Reuters) - England openers Alastair Cook and Haseeb Hameed made India's bowlers toil without success for 50 overs on Sunday but their lack of intent to score runs made the team's survival even more difficult, the hosts' captain Virat Kohli said.

Cricket-'Young' Cook to remain England test skipper, says Strauss

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Director of England cricket Andrew Strauss expects Alastair Cook to carry on as the test captain well into the summer of 2017, saying the 31-year-old is comfortable with the responsibility.

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