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Alastair Cook      

Full name Alastair Nathan Cook

Born December 25, 1984, Gloucester

Current age 33 years 209 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 156 282 16 12145 294 45.65 25844 46.99 32 56 1403 11 162 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 284 504 36 22277 294 47.60 43711 50.96 62 106 293 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 156 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 284 282 211 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 Pakistan at Leeds, Jun 1-3, 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 Lions v India A at Worcester, Jul 16-19, 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
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
46 England v Pakistan Leeds 1 Jun 2018 Test # 2305 Insights on
70, 1 England v Pakistan Lord's 24 May 2018 Test # 2304 Insights on
37, 66 Essex v Worcs Worcester 11 May 2018 FC
0, 26 Essex v Yorkshire Chelmsford 4 May 2018 FC
84 Essex v Hampshire Southampton 27 Apr 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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Jul 17, 2018

Alastair Cook walks out to bat, England Lions v India A, Worcester, July 17, 2018

Alastair Cook walks out to bat

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Jul 16, 2018

Alastair Cook gets a handshake from Dawid Malan on reaching his hundred, England Lions v India A, Worcester, July 16, 2018

Alastair Cook gets a handshake from Dawid Malan on reaching his hundred

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Jul 16, 2018

Alastair Cook cuts through point, England Lions v India A, Worcester, July 16, 2018

Alastair Cook cuts through point

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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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