England batting coach Gooch backs Cook to continue as captain despite recent flop run
England batting coach Graham Gooch has backed captain Alastair Cook to continue to captain England despite their recent run of hapless performances.
As the fallout from England's Ashes debacle rumbles on, with leading batsman Kevin Pietersen the latest casualty of a horrific tour, Cook's position as captain has come under scrutiny.
However, Gooch, who played 118 Tests for England and has been a full-time batting coach for the national side since February 2012, said the he believes Cook is the man to help rebuild a new-look side and the right person to captain England, adding that there is no reason why Cook cannot be a successful leader again in the future.
Although Gooch urged Cook to make improvements to the team and the way he goes about things, he however, said that it should hold the same for any other player to upgrade, make improvements to themselves and the way they go about their cricket.
England travel to the West Indies for a one-day series at the end of February without Cook, who will take a break following the Ashes defeat, and Gooch is certain the captain will come back refreshed.
(Posted on 06-02-2014)
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