Alastair Cook Under Pressure as Never Before, Says Michael Vaughan

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan believes Alastair Cook will be desperate for a successful series against Sri Lanka and India, England's opponents in their home international programme this season.

updated: May 21, 2014 18:55 IST
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London: England captain Alastair Cook will be under pressure as never before when he tries to return the team to winning ways this season, according to former skipper Michael Vaughan.

Despite leading the side in their 5-0 Ashes rout by Australia and enduring a loss of form as well, Essex opener Cook has retained his position as Test and one-day captain.

But the fall-out from a wretched tour programme has seen Andy Flower step down as coach and be replaced by Peter Moores, now in his second spell in the job.

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