Alastair Cook is determined to rediscover his touch, but coach Peter Moores was non-commital in his support after another disappointing display from the England captain in the 90-run ODI defeat to Sri Lanka in Pallekele which gave the hosts an unassailable 4-2 lead in the seven-match series.
ENGLAND will face a target of 240 today to win the fifth one-day international and remain in contention in the series, after Chris Woakes took six wickets and rain then intervened at the Pallekele International Stadium yesterday.
HE is a former England captain who has played more than 300 times for his country, but that does not mean that Paul Collingwood has any intention of going easy on his former teammates in his new role as an assistant coach with Scotland.
Joe Root acknowledges he and his team-mates have yet to register a "complete" performance in Sri Lanka but insists they are still capable of stringing together three back-to-back wins to sneak a series success.
Cricket??s worst week has provided scope for much soul-searching but, in terms of seeking ways of making the sport safer, the death of Oscar Hillel perhaps requires more of a reaction than that of Phil Hughes.