Paul Collingwood ‘amazed’ by questioning of Joe Root’s captaincy


  • Root ‘has the full backing of players and management’
  • Interim head coach says England have ‘bottomed out’

Paul Collingwood has been around long enough to know international cricket is a results game but is equally amazed that Joe Root’s position as England captain is being questioned given his impact in the dressing room.

The tour of the Caribbean was intended to be a fresh start for the Test team after the Ashes debacle but a galling 1-0 defeat to West Indies – sealed by a 10-wicket blowout in Grenada – means England have failed to win their past five series and led to widespread calls for Root to step down.

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Written by Ali Martin in Grenada
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