Feb 15 (Reuters) - England's new test captain Joe Root said he will try to put his "own stamp" on the team, but will seek advice from former skipper Alastair Cook and the other senior players whenever he needs to.
With Joe Root confirmed as Alastair Cook's successor, we look at some of the areas he will have to focus on
LONDON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Joe Root was appointed England's test cricket captain on Monday, replacing Alastair Cook who resigned last week after four and a half years in charge.
LONDON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Joe Root is set to be named as England's test captain on Monday, replacing Alastair Cook who resigned last week after four and a half years in charge, the BBC and Sky Sports television reported.
Joe Root is expected to be confirmed as Alastair Cook's successor by the ECB on Monday
LONDON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Joe Root's prodigious batting could reach a new level if he is made England captain, Alastair Cook said after stepping down from the role following 4-1/2 years in charge.
Alastair Cook has credited the backing he received from England supporters for persuading him not to quit as captain in 2014
LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Alastair Cook admits England stagnated on his watch but believes that with the shackles of captaincy released he can lead from the front and help revive the team's fortunes.
Alastair Cook has admitted that he had "been to the well" too many times to carry on as England captain, as he spelled out his reasons for stepping down after a record 59 Tests in charge Speaking at Lord's on the day it was confirmed that Cook, 32,
LONDON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Alastair Cook was "drained" by the demands of being England test captain and felt new blood was needed in the role, England director of cricket Andrew Strauss said on Monday.
Alastair Cook's decision to resign from the England captaincy stemmed from his reservations about "how much he had left in the tank", according to Andrew Strauss, England's director of cricket Speaking at Lord's on the day it was confirmed that Cook, 32,
Feb 6 (Reuters) - Alastair Cook was never the most innovative England cricket captain, his batting was designed to soothe rather than stir the blood and his personality was so cautious that it was little wonder he never featured when flashy sports awards were being handed out.
Feb 6 (Reuters) - Factbox on opening batsman Alastair Cook, who stepped down as England test captain on Monday.