London: Alastair Cook, the England Test skipper today stated that he came close to resigning from the post of Test captain on many occasions.
Cook has been leading the England side since he took over from Andrew Strauss in the year 2012. Cook has also recently achieved the landmark of becoming the first England player to pass 10,000 Test runs.
Talking to media he stated: “I’ve lived on the edge for quite a number of years as captain in terms of wanting to jack it in and questions about the job.”
Thinking down the memory lane he stated: “There were times when I thought I’d go, for sure. I spoke to my wife, Alice, about packing it in. I’d rather not say exactly when but I’ve got them written down.”