Cricket hospitality news: Cook glad to hand captaincy back to Strauss
Alastair Cook has told fans with England v Bangladeshcricket hospitality tickets he is pleased to be relinquishing the captaincy to Andrew Strauss.
The opening batsman flourished in the tour of Bangladesh, amassing 150 runs in the ODI campaign, before helping himself to 342 runs at an average of 114 in the two-match Test series.
While leading the side appears to have done little to hurt his form with the bat, Cook has said he is happy to hand the reins back to Strauss before the two sides meet again in a series which is set to get underway in front of fans with cricket hospitality tickets on May 27th 2010.
"I've come in here for five weeks only to be as good a captain as I can be and I'm glad Straussy is coming back," the 25-year-old was quoted by Press Association Sport as saying.
He went on to suggest that he is keen to captain the side again in the future, stating that he will particularly look to improve his leadership in the dressing room.
Posted by Oliver Jakes