Friday 24 January 2014 

Video - We Did A Lot Of Things Very Well - Cook

England captain Alastair Cook says his side did a lot of things right during their 57-run win over Australia in the fourth One-Day International in Perth.

Cook scored 44 in 43 balls to help set up a victory which was England's first in nine internationals since arriving in Australia last year.

Half-centuries from Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes and Ian Bell saw England post 316 for eight before Australia were bowled out for 259 in reply.

Cook says that the team were desperate to avoid a second straight series clean sweep at the hands of the home side.

"As I just said over here, like, the thought of losing 10-0, you know obviously there was a prospect, not to allow that to happen with a very good performance," he said.

"Let's look at the performance as well. To get 320, or just under 320, and then bowl Australia out for 250 on a good wicket. We did a lot of things very well today," he added.

Following a heavy defeat in the third match of the series, Cook had intimated that he might not continue as captain of the limited overs side, but he appears to have had a change of heart since then.

More performances of this ilk will go a long way to persuade him to carry on in the job.

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