Joe Root has come out with his opinion on captaining the England team, even after a poor performance in the Ashes series where they lost 4-0 against Australia. However, they prevented a whitewash by drawing the Sydney test and saved themselves a tonne of humiliation.

“I feel I am the best person to lead this group forward. So be it if that decision is taken away from me. I’m hungry to keep going and turn things around. As a group of players, we’re going through a difficult time right now, and our performances haven’t been good enough, but I’d welcome the chance to try to turn things around and start putting in performances worthy of an English Test squad. There are a few things that must be changed immediately. We have a chance to make Test cricket a top priority. Make a substantial adjustment to the game as a result of this, prioritise this squad, and let’s hope it occurs soon. I believe there are several factors to consider, ranging from the long-term to the short-term. I’m certain I’ll get an opportunity to convey my thoughts on the situation and how I believe we can make substantial improvements to our country’s red-ball game. Let’s see how things go over the next several weeks, “Root stated.

England is scheduled to face the West Indies for a 3-match series and he hopes he will get the opportunity to captain the squad. All he wants is for his opinion to be considered on the new improvements that the ECB might make after conducting a review of the Ashes series.

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