Alastair Cook is confident that handing over the responsibility of captaining the England Test team can help Joe Root reach new heights in his career.
9 February 2017
England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Monday that Alastair Cook has stepped down from his role as Test skipper with immediate effect.
6 February 2017
For picking a seven-wicket haul in the final day of the fifth Test against England in Chennai and steering India to an innings victory, Ravindra Jadeja is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
26 December 2016
England head coach Trevor Bayliss does not want the focus to be shifted away from the ongoing series against India by bringing on the debate of Alastair Cook's captaincy.
13 December 2016
England skipper Alastair Cook lamented on missed chances after losing the fourth Test against India by an innings and 36 runs on the final day.
12 December 2016
England vice-captain Joe Root has come in full support of skipper Alastair Cook and backs him to lead the team for "years to come".
2 December 2016
For his knocks of 167 and 81 in the second Test against England in Visakhapatnam, Indian captain Virat Kohli is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
21 November 2016
For picking a 13-wicket haul in the second Test against Zimbabwe and leading Sri Lanka to a 2-0 series whitewash in Harare, veteran left-arm-spinner Rangana Herath is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
14 November 2016
For claiming a 12-wicket haul in the second Test in Dhaka and helping Bangladesh to register their maiden Test victory against England and also level the series, off-spinner Mehedi Hasan is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
1 November 2016
England captain Alastair Cook believes their poor effort on the field in the second innings costed them the game against Bangladesh in Dhaka.
31 October 2016
England Test captain Alastair Cook has stated that he is ready for the gruelling schedule in the sub-continent conditions where his team will play seven matches in the longer format.
19 October 2016
England pace spearhead Stuart Broad expressed confidence that skipper Alastair Cook will return in time for the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.
16 October 2016
England Test captain Alastair Cook has extended his contract with Essex County Cricket Club which won the Division Two title in the 2016 County Championship.
28 September 2016
Hameed, Duckett and Zafar named in England squads for Bangladesh The England selectors have chosen a 17-man Test squad and 15-man ODI squad for the upcoming tour to Bangladesh.
16 September 2016
England captain Alastair Cook has admitted that the team had failed to live up to the standards when it came to catching in the recently concluded Test series against Pakistan which was drawn 2-2.
15 August 2016
England captain Alastair Cook has rubbished ball tampering allegations against his team and asserted that it has not affected them in any way.
11 August 2016
Sri Lankan off-spinner Dilruwan Perera bags the Cricket World Player of the Week award for leading his team to a historic series victory against Australia after winning the second Test in Galle by a massive 229-run margin.
8 August 2016
For registering his highest first-class score during the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford, England's vice-captain Joe Root is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
25 July 2016
Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is the Cricket World Player of the Week for registering his maiden 10-wicket haul that put his team in the course of a dramatic victory in the first Test against England at Lord's.
18 July 2016
England Test captain Alastair Cook has warned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir of the reaction he is likely to face from the crowd in the upcoming series.
4 July 2016