Joe Root still wants to continue as captain

"You have to look at areas you want to get better at, both in yourself and as a team. But I have been given a fantastic opportunity to captain the Test side and will continue to work very hard doing my best at that" Joe Root

MANCHESTER: Despite all the criticism after losing Ashes from Australia, Joe Root still feels that he is the right man to lead England in Test cricket.

According to detalis Joe Root, whose captaincy has been questioned throughout the series, also hasn’t performed well as a batsman. He was out for a duck on three occasions. “Definitely, yes,” the right-hander said when asked if he still saw himself as the right person to lead the side. “Whenever you lose a series it hurts and I have to take that on the chin. It’s still very raw, You have to look at areas you want to get better at, both in yourself and as a team. But I have been given a fantastic opportunity to captain the Test side and will continue to work very hard doing my best at that” he added.

Be clear that England had suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat under Root in Australia in 2017/18. Moreover, Australia is on their way to retain Ashes Series after taking a lead of 2-1 with one match is still remaining

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