Alastair Cook is the captain of England in the Test and ODI format © Getty Images
Alastair Cook is the captain of England in the Test and ODI format © Getty Images

Aug 25, 2014

Alastair Cook, the England Test and One-day captain said that he has the required skills to continue leading England in future. Recently there were some controversies about his leadership. Legends like Shane Warne openly criticised him. But after the 3-1 Test series victory against India, everything seems to be settle down.

Talking to the media at Bristol, before the start of the five match One-Day International (ODI) series against India, Cook said, “You’re never going to silence the critics, That’s impossible. One bad result or one bad performance and everything changes. But what this season has shown me is that I am resilient and I have the skills to lead England. I have always said that. To come through the darkest times of this summer, I can be very proud of that.”

He further added, “The dressing room is a far better place than it was three or four weeks ago. You only really get confidence from winning games of cricket. And for a lot of these guys that was their first series win. And I feel a bit more comfortable in my position but that is only natural.”