England's Alastair Cook not giving up Cricket captaincy

Wednesday July 9th, 2014

England's cricket captain Alastair Cook says he will not step down from his position, and will continue to "throw everything" into the role, reports BBC.com.

Cook's leadership has been criticized recently because England has not won any of its past eight Test matches. Last month in their two-match Test series against Sri Lanka, Cook scored just 78 runs in his four innings.

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But speaking on the eve of a five-match home series against India, the 29-year-old remained steadfast in his position.

"Until that day the selectors decide I'm not the right man for the job, I will continue," he said.

"I think you have to be determined and stick to your guns."

"We all know you are judged on results and results have not been good enough."

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