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Alastair Cook stands firm on retaining England one-day captaincy

Alastair Cook reiterates that he is determined to carry on as England's one-day international captain, despite the run of heavy defeats in the series loss to India.

Alastair Cook has insisted that nothing has changed regarding his willingness to continue as England's one-day international captain despite the series loss to India.

The hosts fell to a crushing nine-wicket loss at Edgbaston on Tuesday, a result which put India up 3-0 in the series with only Friday's game at Headingley remaining.

Some former England players, including Cook's one-time teammate Graeme Swann, have called for the 29-year-old to stand down so that improvements can be made before the World Cup in five months' time, but the opening batsman has insisted that he will only leave his role if he is asked to.

"At this precise moment, I'm still hungry to do it," Cook told BBC Sport. "If the management say they don't want me, that's a decision they make.

"The frustrating thing is that, every side I seem to play in for England, there's a question about my place," he added. "That's a hard place to work from.

"I went from 1-0 down to 3-1. It changes very quickly in sport. My credibility is not for me to comment on."

Cook recently guided England to a 3-1 come-from-behind Test series victory over the Indians.

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