Joe Root has been appointed captain of the England cricket team. The 26-year-old had been the favourite to replace Alastair Cook, who resigned last week after four years in the role. Speaking at a press conference to announce his appointment, Root told the visiting press that “it is a huge honour to be given the […]

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Alastair Cook has stepped down as England cricket captain. The 32-year-old had led his country in 59 Test matches, the most of any England skipper. The decision comes after England’s disappointing tour of India, losing the Test series 4-0. Cook took up the role of England captain permanently in August 2012 after his stand-in spell […]

Since 2012, Australian cricket have found themselves struggling in Test cricket both home and away. Being whitewashed in Sri Lanka (2016) and in India in 2012/13, two series losses in the Ashes away to England Series, defeats to Pakistan in the UAE (2014/15) rank as just some of the lowlights. With only a series against […]