Cricket365 – England skipper Joe Root says that his recent poor form has more to do with uncertainty about his position in the order than taking the captaincy.

Summary

  • England skipper Joe Root says that his recent poor form has more to do with uncertainty about his position in the order than taking the captaincy.
  • When asked by Sky Sports’ Ian Ward whether leading the Test side was impeding on his batting, Root said: “No, not at all.
  • Root defended his form by reminding Ward that the surfaces England played on at home have been very sporting.
  • England can expect plenty of turn in the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka but it is a challenge they are eager to rise to.
  • The first Test between Sri Lanka and England gets underway on 6 November under the shadow of the famous fort in Galle.


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