ICC Champions Trophy: Alastair Cook insists final loss won't affect bid to defend Ashes

Alastair Cook, who said that Sunday's match was his worst day as England captain, is set to feature in the Ashes which start on July 10 with the 1st Test at Nottingham.

updated: July 01, 2013 18:58 IST
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Birmingham: England captain Alastair Cook voiced confidence that his side can banish the pain of their Champions Trophy final loss to India by the time they begin the defence of the Ashes.

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England, still to win a global one-day international title after what was their fifth defeat in a final, were 110 for four come the 18th over at Edgbaston on Sunday chasing 130 after World Cup holders India made 129 for seven in a match reduced by rain from 50 to 20 overs per side.

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