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Privileged, humbled and excited with the huge honour, says Joe Root on being named England captain

Privileged, humbled and excited with the huge honour, says Joe Root on being named England captain

Meanwhile the ECB said all-rounder Ben Stokes would succeed Root as vice-captain of the Test side.

Didn't feel 100 per cent as captain of England Test team, says Alastair Cook after stepping down

Didn't feel 100 per cent as captain of England Test team, says Alastair Cook after stepping down

Cook looked emotionally drained after England's 4-0 series loss in India in December, with the tourists suffering innings defeats in the last two matches.

England can win ICC World Twenty20 in India: Alastair Cook

England can win ICC World Twenty20 in India: Alastair Cook

Under Eoin Morgan, England have emerged as one of the strongest teams in the shortest format of the game and boast match-winners like Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler.