Time to go? - can Alastair Cook survive capitulation in India?

ALASTAIR COOK'S captaincy was the hot topic of debate after England were crushed by India on the final day in Chennai, consigning the tourists to a humbling 4-0 defeat.

England's captain Alastair Cook, second right, watches a ball as India's captain Virat Kohli, first left, wicket keeper Parthiv Patel , second left, and Murali Vijay reacts during their fifth day of the fifth cricket test match in Chennai, India, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

Cook will take time over Christmas to ponder his future but here is what five of his predecessors think ...

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