Root's first assignment as Test skipper will begin at Lord's on July 6 against South Africa, and Warne believes that the right-handed batsman, just like his attacking batting style, will instill England from the outset with attacking intent.
"I think he (Root) has a bit more flair than Alastair Cook," cricket.com.au quoted Warne as saying.
Warne had been a notable critic of Cook in the early stages of the opener's record-breaking stint as captain, and although he thinks the left-handed batsman has a lot of strengths, Root will be able to lead in a whole new way.
"I was very critical of Alastair Cook at the start because he wasn't making a run either, and I didn't think he captained the side that well. But that was three or four years ago. "I hope Joe Root will be a little bit more aggressive and try and win games, rather than make sure they don't lose them," he said.
"Alastair Cook had a lot of strengths , but I think Root will be a lot different captain tactically," the Australian added.
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"I hope Root will be a little bit more ‘We're going to try and win this’. I think Alastair Cook got better - no one is their best version of themselves as captain when they start," he added.
"I hope (it's) like the way he bats. He's aggressive, and takes the game on - he likes to be positive all of the time - so I hope that rubs off in his captaincy," he added....