England v New Zealand, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 4th day

Cook the leader outweighs Cook the captain

Alastair Cook will never be a great orator or tactician. He will never rouse with a speech and rarely surprise with a tactic. Instead he must lead by example. This was the innings of a leader. But it wasn't necessarily the innings of a captain

Alastair Cook takes the applause for a battling century