Joe Root and Alastair Cook made a hundred together before lunch, England v New Zealand, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 4th day, May 24, 2015 © Getty Images

  • May 24, 2015

    Alastair Cook moved to an assured half-century © PA Photos

  • May 23, 2015

    Alastair Cook had to battle through the early stages © Getty Images

  • May 20, 2015

    Heavy baggage? Alastair Cook carries his kit © Getty Images

  • May 20, 2015

    Alastair Cook and Brendon McCullum pose with the series trophy © Getty Images

  • May 19, 2015

    If you didn't laugh... Alastair Cook and Paul Farbrace share a joke © Getty Images

  • May 3, 2015

    Alastair Cook, Stuart Broad, Ian Bell, James Anderson and Jonathan Trott at the presentations © AFP

  • May 3, 2015

    Alastair Cook and James Anderson struggle for answers © Getty Images

  • May 2, 2015

    Alastair Cook took a low catch to dismiss Shai Hope © Getty Images

  • May 1, 2015

    Alastair Cook walks off after being dismissed for 105 © Getty Images

  • May 1, 2015

    Alastair Cook gets a hug from Jos Buttler © Getty Images

  • May 1, 2015

    Alastair Cook celebrates his 26th Test hundred © Getty Images

  • May 1, 2015

    Alastair Cook roars with delight after reaching his first century since May 2013 © Getty Images

  • May 1, 2015

    Alastair Cook played steadily to reach another half-century © Getty Images

  • May 1, 2015

    Alastair Cook made a confident start © Getty Images

  • Apr 29, 2015

    Peter Moores and Alastair Cook at England training © Getty Images

  • Apr 25, 2015

    Alastair Cook celebrates the moment of victory © Getty Images

  • Apr 25, 2015

    Gary Ballance and Alastair Cook shared a century stand as England cruised to their target © Getty Images

  • Apr 25, 2015

    Alastair Cook looked in good touch as he steered his side home © Getty Images