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Jul 09, 2014

Alastair Cook has reached a tipping point and knows that runs and wins against India will decide his fate as England captain

PAUL NEWMAN: Five Tests between an England team who have forgotten how to win and an Indian one usually only victorious at home will decide the captaincy fate of Alastair Cook over the next six, highly-congested weeks... #India #Alastair Cook

Jul 08, 2014

Kevin Pietersen claims Graeme Swann made Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook look like good captains

Kevin Pietersen has hit out at the captaincies of Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook, claiming Graeme Swann made them look good... #Kevin Pietersen #Andrew Strauss #Alastair Cook #Graeme Swann

Jul 09, 2014

BUMBLE AT THE TEST: Alastair Cook was exceptional after lunch... plus Notts' next top curry is next to Trent Bridge

DAVID LLOYD: England's bowlers would have had a moan at lunch but it was obvious that Alastair Cook got hold of them and said ‘this is how it is’... #Kevin Pietersen #Andrew Strauss #Alastair Cook #Graeme Swann

Jul 06, 2014

Andy Flower insists Alastair Cook is still the right man to captain England

Former England coach Andy Flower has leapt to the defence of Alastair Cook's captaincy ahead of the upcoming Test series against India. Cook has endured a torrid 2014... #India #Alastair Cook #Andy Flower

Jul 08, 2014

Alastair Cook under pressure and out of form as England prepare for India test

Alastair Cook admits his position as England captain could be under threat should his side lose to India and his woeful run of form continue... #India #Alastair Cook

Jul 09, 2014

England vs India LIVE: Alastair Cook seeks redemption after Sri Lanka defeat

England take on India at Trent Bridge starting on Wednesday in the first Test of a five-match series. Follow live over-by-over coverage with Jack Gaughan as cricket correspondents Paul Newman and Lawrence Booth provide insight throughout the day... #India #Sri Lanka #Paul Newman #Alastair Cook

Jul 08, 2014

Alastair Cook says he's 99% sure Matt Prior will play for England against India

Alastair Cook has quelled fears that England could be without Matt Prior for tomorrow’s first Test against India at Trent Bridge, saying his wicketkeeper is ‘99% certain’ to take part after recovering well from a thigh niggle... #Matt Prior #India #Alastair Cook

Jul 02, 2014

The England football team, Alastair Cook's Test side and now Andy Murray...we've gone from world beaters to serial losers

JONATHAN McEVOY: Sorry to come over all nostalgic while a football carnival is unfolding in Brazil and the world's grandest tennis tournament is taking place, but what choice have we British sports enthusiasts got... #Andy Murray #Alastair Cook

Jul 05, 2014

Adam Gilchrist advises Alastair Cook to 'sit down and talk' with Shane Warne in bid to defuse negative criticism aimed at England

Adam Gilchrist has advised Alastair Cook to ‘sit down and talk’ with Shane Warne in a bid to defuse Warne’s relentless criticism of the England captain... #Shane Warne #Adam Gilchrist #Alastair Cook

Jul 08, 2014

Troubled Alastair Cook will be a target for India in Test series, says Lanka Kohli

SAM PETERS: Alastair Cook's increasingly desperate run search has not gone unnoticed by England’s opponents in the upcoming Test series, and yesterday India batsman Virat Kohli piled more pressure on the home side’s troubled captain... #India #Alastair Cook #Virat Kohli