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Underfire Alastair Cook to skipper England at World Cup

Sep 25, 2014    

Underfire Alastair Cook will lead England at next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, national selector James Whitaker said on Wednesday.The 29yearold opening batsman has faced a barrage of criticism over his captaincy and form but will captain the team in a sevenmatch ODI series in Sri Lanka starting in November ahead of the World Cup which begins in February."We feel he is our best man to lead the team into the World Cup. He's our number one batsman, he's showed that in the past and he'll show it again in the future," Whitaker told the BBC."He's our exceptional lead...

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