Alastair Cook      

Full name Alastair Nathan Cook

Born December 25, 1984, Gloucester

Current age 33 years 301 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 Insights on test 161 291 16 12472 294 45.35 26562 46.95 33 57 1442 11 175 0
ODIs Insights on odi 92 92 4 3204 137 36.40 4154 77.13 5 19 363 10 36 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 4 4 0 61 26 15.25 54 112.96 0 0 10 0 1 0
First-class 289 513 36 22604 294 47.38 44429 50.87 63 107 306 0
List A 160 158 11 5851 137 39.80 7332 79.80 12 34 66 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 Insights on test 161 2 18 7 1 1/6 1/6 7.00 2.33 18.0 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 92 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 289 282 211 7 3/13 30.14 4.48 40.2 0 0 0
List A 160 18 10 0 - - - 3.33 - 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 England v India at The Oval, Sep 7-11, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Essex Cricket Board v Essex at Chelmsford, May 7, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Yorkshire at Chelmsford, Jun 14, 2018 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
71, 147 England v India The Oval 7 Sep 2018 Test # 2318 Insights on
17, 12 England v India Southampton 30 Aug 2018 Test # 2317 Insights on
29, 17 England v India Nottingham 18 Aug 2018 Test # 2316 Insights on
21 England v India Lord's 9 Aug 2018 Test # 2315 Insights on
13, 0 England v India Birmingham 1 Aug 2018 Test # 2314 Insights on
180, 5 Eng Lions v India A Worcester 16 Jul 2018 FC
96, 3 Essex v Somerset Chelmsford 25 Jun 2018 FC
33, 0 Essex v Notts Chelmsford 20 Jun 2018 FC
11 Essex v Yorkshire Chelmsford 14 Jun 2018 LA
58, 9 Essex v Lancashire Manchester 9 Jun 2018 FC
Profile

When Alastair Cook resigned as England's Test captain in the aftermath of a 4-0 trouncing by India in 2016, he ended a five-year tenure that had established him as a leader of great integrity and empathy without ever managing to achieve lasting accolades as one of the finest skippers of the age. Cook's leadership was, in many ways, like his record-breaking batting: unyielding, determined and deliberate, but lacking the spark of tactical genius to win him ultimate approval. But his rock-like commitment to the cause, and high personal standards, were cause for considerable respect and gratitude. That was enough for Andrew Strauss, his predecessor as England captain and by then England's managing director, to judge that he "deserves to be looked upon as one of England's great captains."

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Sep 11, 2018

Alastair Cook and James Anderson pose with the series trophies after England's 4-1 win over India, England v India, 5th Test, The Oval, 5th day, September 11, 2018

Alastair Cook and James Anderson pose with the series trophies after England's 4-1 win over India

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Sep 11, 2018

England players pour champagne on Alastair Cook, England v India, 5th Test, The Oval, 5th day, September 11, 2018

England players pour champagne on Alastair Cook

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Sep 11, 2018

Alastair Cook leads the players off the field at the end of his final Test, England v India, 5th Test, The Oval, 5th day, September 11, 2018

Alastair Cook leads the players off the field at the end of his final Test

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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

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