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 […]

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 […]