Sir Alastair Cook      

Full name Alastair Nathan Cook

Born December 25, 1984, Gloucester

Current age 34 years 118 days

Major teams England, Bedfordshire, England Lions, England Under-19s, Essex, Marylebone Cricket Club

Nickname Cooky, Chef

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow

Height 6 ft 2 in

Education Bedford School

Alastair Nathan Cook
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 161 291 16 12472 294 45.35 26562 46.95 33 57 1442 11 175 0
ODIs 92 92 4 3204 137 36.40 4154 77.13 5 19 363 10 36 0
T20Is 4 4 0 61 26 15.25 54 112.96 0 0 10 0 1 0
First-class 292 518 38 22823 294 47.54 44790 50.95 64 108 310 0
List A 162 160 11 5907 137 39.64 7389 79.94 12 34 66 0
T20s 32 30 2 892 100* 31.85 699 127.61 1 5 95 15 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 161 2 18 7 1 1/6 1/6 7.00 2.33 18.0 0 0 0
ODIs 92 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 292 282 211 7 3/13 30.14 4.48 40.2 0 0 0
List A 162 18 10 0 - - - 3.33 - 0 0 0
T20s 32 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Mar 1-5, 2006 scorecard
Last Test England v India at The Oval, Sep 7-11, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Sri Lanka at Manchester, Jun 28, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Dec 16, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Jun 28, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v England at Centurion, Nov 15, 2009 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Essex v Nottinghamshire at Chelmsford, Sep 3-5, 2003 scorecard
Last First-class Surrey v Essex at The Oval, Apr 11-14, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Essex Cricket Board v Essex at Chelmsford, May 7, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford, Apr 19, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Middlesex v Essex at Southgate, Jul 1, 2005 scorecard
Last T20s Surrey v Essex at The Oval, Jun 5, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
16 Essex v Middlesex Chelmsford 19 Apr 2019 LA
40 Essex v Glamorgan Cardiff 17 Apr 2019 LA
11, 0* Essex v Surrey The Oval 11 Apr 2019 FC
50, 8 Essex v Hampshire Southampton 5 Apr 2019 FC
150* Essex v Cambs MCCU Cambridge 26 Mar 2019 FC
71, 147 England v India The Oval 7 Sep 2018 Test # 2318
17, 12 England v India Southampton 30 Aug 2018 Test # 2317
29, 17 England v India Nottingham 18 Aug 2018 Test # 2316
21 England v India Lord's 9 Aug 2018 Test # 2315
13, 0 England v India Birmingham 1 Aug 2018 Test # 2314
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If there was any doubt about the place Alastair Cook held in the affections of England cricket supporters, they were dispelled during his final Test.

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Apr 17, 2019

Alastair Cook flicks into the leg side, Glamorgan v Essex, Royal London Cup, South Group, Cardiff, April 17, 2019

Alastair Cook flicks into the leg side

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Apr 5, 2019

Sir Alastair Cook on the first day of the Championship season, Hampshire v Essex, County Championship Division One, Ageas Bowl, April 5, 2019

Sir Alastair Cook on the first day of the Championship season

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Apr 2, 2019

Just another face in the crowd: Alastair Cook at Essex's media day, Chelmsford, April 2, 2019

Just another face in the crowd: Alastair Cook at Essex's media day

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Young Cricketer of the Year 2005

Awarded the MBE in June 2011

ICC Test Cricketer of the Year 2011

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2012

Knighted in 2018