The Ashes: Alastair Cook eyes England record in finale at The Oval

England have never won an Ashes series 4-0 and Cook has said that the prospective record would spur on the hosts.

updated: August 20, 2013 20:45 IST
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London: Alastair Cook said on Tuesday the prospect of being the first England side to win a home Ashes series 4-0 was a spur as they prepared for the fifth and final Test against Australia at The Oval.

At 3-0 up, England have already retained the Ashes and won the series.

But England captain Cook was in no doubt about the worth of a 4-0 scoreline.

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