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‘Do it your way’, Hussain tells new England captain Root

LONDON: Nasser Hussain urged Joe Root to lead in his own way and keep piling on the runs after he was appointed as England‘s new Test captain on Monday. Yorkshire batsman Root, previously England’s vice-captain, had long been the favourite to take over from Alastair Cook, who resigned as Test skipper last week after a national record 59 matches in charge. Hussain was England captain from 1999-2003 and, as Root will have to do, combined the duties of leadership with being one of the side’s top-order batsmen. “Two…