Alastair Cook, the England one-day captain, was married on New Year's Eve, Stewkley, England, December 31, 2011 © Getty Images

  • Dec 31, 2011

    Alastair Cook and his bride find a novel way to head off after their nuptials © Getty Images

  • Dec 6, 2011

    Alastair Cook shows off his MBE alongside his girlfriend and the Beefeaters © Getty Images

  • Dec 6, 2011

    Alastair Cook was at Buckingham Palace to receive his MBE © Getty Images

  • Oct 25, 2011

    Alastair Cook sweeps during his 60 at Eden Gardens © AFP

  • Oct 17, 2011

    Alastair Cook fell in the first over of England's innings © Getty Images

  • Oct 16, 2011

    The balance of England's top order continues to cause issues for Alastair Cook © AFP

  • Oct 14, 2011

    Alastair Cook kicks the ball away from his stumps © AFP

  • Oct 14, 2011

    Alastair Cook cuts during his run-a-ball fifty © Getty Images

  • Oct 13, 2011

    Alastair Cook participates in a fielding drill © Associated Press

  • Oct 12, 2011

    MS Dhoni and Alastair Cook at the unveiling of the series trophy © AFP

  • Oct 12, 2011

    MS Dhoni and Alastair Cook with the series' trophy © Getty Images

  • Oct 11, 2011

    Alastair Cook takes a one-handed catch at slip off the bowling of Scott Borthwick © AFP

  • Oct 11, 2011

    Alastair Cook and Craig Kieswetter take a breather during their opening stand © Getty Images

  • Oct 11, 2011

    Alastair Cook cuts during his innings against Hyderabad XI © Getty Images

  • Oct 10, 2011

    Members of the England cricket team share a joke during their training session © AFP

  • Oct 8, 2011

    The Hyderabad XI celebrate Alastair Cook's downfall © Getty Images

  • Oct 7, 2011

    Alastair Cook and Tim Bresnan at a photo session for the England squad © AFP

  • Oct 5, 2011

    Alastair Cook plays a lofted shot during batting practice © AFP