News International – Cook warns England careers are on the line

LONDON: Alastair Cook has warned members of the England dressing room will “be looking for other employment” if they are unable to reverse their recent run of form.

Summary

  • Cook warns England careers are on the line LONDON: Alastair Cook has warned members of the England dressing room will “be looking for other employment” if they are unable to reverse their recent run of form.
  • Cook, who will break Allan Border’s record for the most consecutive Tests when he takes the field in Leeds today (Friday), accepts that England are “not playing well” at present and knows they have lost their last three Tests at Headingley.
  • The last thing you can do is play the blame game, and the trick is now to not carry the negatives from the first Test with us to Headingley.
  • While disappointed for Mark Stoneman, who was dropped after the Lord’s Test, Cook expressed confidence in his replacement, Keaton Jennings.
  • “He got a hundred on debut, which shows he can play, but then against a good South African side last summer things just didn’t quite go his way.”


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