Alastair Cook      

Full name Alastair Nathan Cook

Born December 25, 1984, Gloucester

Current age 31 years 279 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 133 239 15 10599 294 47.31 22542 47.01 29 51 1219 11 132 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 245 435 35 19350 294 48.37 37992 50.93 55 95 243 0
List A 150 148 10 5204 137 37.71 6591 78.95 9 31 63 0
Twenty20 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 133 2 18 7 1 1/6 1/6 7.00 2.33 18.0 0 0 0
ODIs 92 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 245 282 211 7 3/13 30.14 4.48 40.2 0 0 0
List A 150 18 10 0 - - - 3.33 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 32 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Mar 1-5, 2006 scorecard
Last Test England v Pakistan at The Oval, Aug 11-14, 2016 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 Essex v Worcestershire at Chelmsford, Aug 31-Sep 2, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Essex Cricket Board v Essex at Chelmsford, May 7, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Dec 16, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Middlesex v Essex at Southgate, Jul 1, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Surrey v Essex at The Oval, Jun 5, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
66 Essex v Worcs Chelmsford 31 Aug 2016 FC
4 Essex v Leics Leicester 23 Aug 2016 FC
35, 7 England v Pakistan The Oval 11 Aug 2016 Test # 2216
45, 66 England v Pakistan Birmingham 3 Aug 2016 Test # 2212
105, 76* England v Pakistan Manchester 22 Jul 2016 Test # 2208
81, 8 England v Pakistan Lord's 14 Jul 2016 Test # 2206
49, 1* Essex v Kent Chelmsford 3 Jul 2016 FC
85, 49* England v Sri Lanka Lord's 9 Jun 2016 Test # 2205
15, 47* England v Sri Lanka Chester-le-Street 27 May 2016 Test # 2204
16 England v Sri Lanka Leeds 19 May 2016 Test # 2203
Profile

Those in the know were saying that the tall, dark and handsome Alastair Cook was destined for great things very early on, and on the Ashes tour of 2010-11, he came good on a host of promises, scoring an incredible 766 runs in seven innings to anchor England's first series win in Australia for 24 years. In so doing, he went past 5,000 Test runs, having turned 26 on Christmas Day - the second youngest batsman to reach the landmark after Sachin Tendulkar. Two years later and further records had been broken as he became England's leading Test century-maker - hitting No. 23 against India in Kolkata, his third in three matches - and the youngest player to pass 7000 runs.

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Aug 14, 2016

Misbah-ul-Haq and Alastair Cook shared the series trophy, England v Pakistan, 4th Test, The Oval, 4th day, August 14, 2016

Misbah-ul-Haq and Alastair Cook shared the series trophy

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Aug 13, 2016

Alastair Cook was caught at slip for 7, England v Pakistan, 4th Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 13, 2016

Alastair Cook was caught at slip for 7

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Aug 13, 2016

Wahab Riaz has Alastair Cook caught at slip, England v Pakistan, 4th Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 13, 2016

Wahab Riaz has Alastair Cook caught at slip

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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

Tournament Results
England v India at Birmingham - Jun 23, 2013
India won by 5 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Cardiff - Jun 20, 2013
India won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)
England v South Africa at The Oval - Jun 19, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 17, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
England v New Zealand at Cardiff - Jun 16, 2013
England won by 10 runs
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