Full name Simon Hewitt Cook
Born January 29, 1972, Hastings, Victoria
Current age 44 years 362 days
Major teams Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Worcestershire Cricket Board
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|Test debut||Australia v New Zealand at Perth, Nov 20-23, 1997 scorecard|
|Last Test||Australia v New Zealand at Hobart, Nov 27-Dec 1, 1997 scorecard|
|First-class span||1992/93 - 2000/01|
|List A debut||1993/94|
|Last List A||Worcestershire Cricket Board v Sussex Cricket Board at Kidderminster, Sep 12, 2002 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|1/29||Aus Masters||v PCA XI||Wormsley||8 Sep 2009||Other T20|
Simon Cook has had a dream start to his international career. He came
in as a replacment for Glenn McGrath for the 2nd test against New Zealand. He
took 7 wickets in his first game, including a career best 5/39 in the
second innings. However, Cook has had a hard struggle to get into even the
New South Wales side this year. He broke his ankle bowling in his first year for
the Blues, and has found it very difficult to recover. He has always been
underrated, some Shield coaches believing he isn't even a player up to
First Class standard. However Cook has proved them wrong in emphatic style.
First-class debut: Victoria v Queensland at Brisbane, 20-23 November 1992
Joined New South Wales: 1995-96.
Australian Cricket Academy 1993
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