Stephen Cook      

Full name Stephen Craig Cook

Born November 29, 1982, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Current age 34 years 174 days

Major teams South Africa, Gauteng, Lions, South Africa A

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Father - SJ Cook

Stephen Craig Cook
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 11 19 0 632 117 33.26 1402 45.07 3 2 66 0 6 0
First-class 192 353 29 13049 390 40.27 40 53 124 0
List A 156 151 12 5456 127* 39.25 6926 78.77 10 40 26 0
Twenty20 20 20 0 477 66 23.85 389 122.62 0 2 64 1 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 11 1 12 16 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 192 792 450 11 3/42 3/42 40.90 3.40 72.0 0 0 0
List A 156 231 230 5 1/2 1/2 46.00 5.97 46.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Centurion, Jan 22-26, 2016 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Mar 16-18, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut 2000/01
Last First-class Gloucestershire v Durham at Bristol, Apr 21-24, 2017 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A Durham v Lancashire at Chester-le-Street, May 16, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Lions v Eastern Cape at Potchefstroom, Apr 23, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Lions v Warriors at Johannesburg, Dec 6, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8 Durham v Lancashire Chester-le-Street 16 May 2017 LA
15 Durham v Northants Chester-le-Street 7 May 2017 LA
67 Durham v Leics Gosforth 5 May 2017 LA
106 Durham v Yorkshire Leeds 3 May 2017 LA
60 Durham v Warwickshire Birmingham 1 May 2017 LA
18 Durham v Derbyshire Chester-le-Street 27 Apr 2017 LA
64, 0 Durham v Gloucs Bristol 21 Apr 2017 FC
2, 0 Durham v Notts Chester-le-Street 14 Apr 2017 FC
3, 11 South Africa v New Zealand Wellington 16 Mar 2017 Test # 2255
3, 0 South Africa v New Zealand Dunedin 8 Mar 2017 Test # 2253
Profile

With textbook technique and a temperament to match, Stephen Cook seemed an obvious candidate for international honours from an early age but ended up being a late bloomer, much like his father Jimmy. Cook was schooled at the King Edward VII School, two years below Graeme Smith and the pair occasionally opened the batting together. While Smith was aggressive and unorthodox in his approach, Cook was as correct as they come, with a serene cover drive and a confident pull shot in his repertoire.

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Mar 18, 2017

Stephen Cook reacts to Quinton de Kock's missed stumping, New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd Test, Wellington, 3rd day, March 18, 2017

Stephen Cook reacts to Quinton de Kock's missed stumping

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Mar 9, 2017

Stephen Cook was hit on the hand while fielding, New Zealand v South Africa, 1st Test, Dunedin, 2nd day, March 9, 2017

Stephen Cook was hit on the hand while fielding

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Jan 14, 2017

Stephen Cook steadies under a catch, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 3rd day, January 14, 2017

Stephen Cook steadies under a catch

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Tournament Results
Bermuda v Uganda at ICCA 2 Dubai - Apr 15, 2011
Uganda won by 6 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v P.N.G. at ICCA Dubai - Apr 15, 2011
P.N.G. won by 127 runs
U.A.E. v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Apr 15, 2011
U.A.E. won by 5 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v Namibia at ICCA Dubai - Apr 14, 2011
Namibia won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
P.N.G. v Uganda at ICCA 2 Dubai - Apr 14, 2011
P.N.G. won by 1 run
U.A.E. v Bermuda at Dubai (DSC) - Apr 14, 2011
U.A.E. won by 43 runs
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