Alastair Cook is bowled by Stuart Clark, Australia v England, 4th Test, Melbourne, December 28, 2006 © Getty Images

  • Dec 27, 2006

    Alastair Cook steadies himself to catch Ricky Ponting © Getty Images

  • Dec 26, 2006

    Brett Lee removes Alastair Cook © Getty Images

  • Dec 26, 2006

    Alastair Cook pushes one just short of Mike Hussey at short leg © Getty Images

  • Dec 26, 2006

    Brett Lee is congratulated on dismissing Alastair Cook © Getty Images

  • Dec 26, 2006

    Brett Lee has Alastair Cook caught behind © Getty Images

  • Dec 24, 2006

    Mouths wide open: Alastair Cook prepares to sweep watched by Chris Read © Getty Images

  • Dec 17, 2006

    A dejected Alastair Cook walks off after being dismissed for 116 in the third-last over of the day © Getty Images

  • Dec 17, 2006

    Alastair Cook celebrates his century at Perth © Getty Images

  • Dec 17, 2006

    Alastair Cook drives as he finally finds form © Getty Images

  • Dec 17, 2006

    Alastair Cook raises his bat on reaching fifty against Australia © Getty Images

  • Dec 17, 2006

    Alastair Cook pulls as England fight hard © AFP

  • Dec 17, 2006

    Alastair Cook and Ian Bell take a breather © Getty Images

  • Dec 17, 2006

    Alastair Cook defends solidly © Getty Images

  • Dec 17, 2006

    Alastair Cook pulls commandingly for four © Getty Images

  • Dec 16, 2006

    Degrees of despair: Kevin Pietersen, Alastair Cook and an England supporter don't know where to look © Getty Images

  • Dec 14, 2006

    Alastair Cook left with a lot to ponder after falling to McGrath © Getty Images

  • Dec 11, 2006

    Alastair Cook fields questions from the press at Perth ahead of the third Test © Getty Images

  • Dec 10, 2006

    Alastair Cook plays a pull shot © Getty Images