The departing Michael Clarke is congratulated by Alastair Cook, England v Australia, 5th Investec Ashes Test, The Oval, 4th day, August 23, 2015 © PA Photos

  • Aug 23, 2015

    The champagne is corked open as Alastair Cook lifts the Urn © PA Photos

  • Aug 23, 2015

    Alastair Cook poses with the Ashes Urn and trophy © PA Photos

  • Aug 22, 2015

    Alastair Cook fell for 85 to part-timer Steve Smith in the day's penultimate over © Getty Images

  • Aug 22, 2015

    Peter Nevill takes evasive action as Alastair Cook cuts Nathan Lyon © Getty Images

  • Aug 22, 2015

    Alastair Cook unfurls a drive as he leads England's resistance © Getty Images

  • Aug 22, 2015

    Alastair Cook knocks the ball to the leg side © PA Photos

  • Aug 21, 2015

    Australia celebrate as Alastair Cook is bowled by Nathan Lyon on the stroke of tea © AFP

  • Aug 21, 2015

    Alastair Cook is bowled by Nathan Lyon on the stroke of tea © AFP

  • Aug 20, 2015

    Alastair Cook and England could not find a way past Australia's openers © AFP

  • Aug 20, 2015

    Michael Clarke calls for the last time in international cricket © Getty Images

  • Aug 20, 2015

    A lone protestor opposes Alastair Cook's fondness for country sports outside the Kia Oval © Twitter

  • Aug 19, 2015

    Alastair Cook fields ahead of the final Investec Test at The Oval © Getty Images

  • Aug 17, 2015

    An Alastair Cook sketch by Andrew Strauss © Cricket United

  • Aug 17, 2015

    Matthew Hoggard sketches Alastair Cook © Cricket United

  • Aug 8, 2015

    Alastair Cook shares a lighter moment with his daughter © Getty Images

  • Aug 8, 2015

    Alastair Cook poses for a selfie © Getty Images

  • Aug 8, 2015

    Alastair Cook soaks in the moment © Getty Images

  • Aug 7, 2015

    Alastair Cook drops David Warner at first slip © Getty Images