Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023

Alastair Cook


Watch: Alastair Cook hits 73rd first class hundred, his fourth ton of the season

July 13, 2022 5:45 pm

The former England skipper, who retired from international cricket in 2018, recorded his 31st first-class century for his county on his way to 145.

'Rock bottom': Former England captains lament 'abject' collapse

January 17, 2022 1:20 pm

Australia crushed England by 146 runs with two days to spare in the day-night test as the hosts wrapped up the series 4-0.

England have been chasing their tail due to new rotation policy: Alastair Cook

June 22, 2021 12:33 pm

The new rest-and-rotate policy in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has seen many of England's top players being left out of the squad in the last eight Tests.

'For his ability to score so freely': Alastair Cook puts Virat Kohli in Brian Lara's league

May 11, 2020 6:20 pm

Virat Kohli, who finished the four-match Test series against England in 2018 as the highest run-getter with 593 runs, was the only current cricketer in Alastair Cook's list of all-time great batsmen.

Alastair Cook suggests full county season in 2021 than truncated one in 2020

March 30, 2020 7:15 pm

The county season was to start on April 12 but the England and Wales Cricket Board ruled that no cricket would be possible before May 28 in view of the pandemic, that has thrown the world into disarray.

Alastair Cook, Ricky Skerritt appointed to MCC's World Cricket Committee

January 29, 2020 11:29 am

The next MCC World Cricket committee meeting is due to take place in Sri Lanka in March, timed to coincide with England's two ICC World Test Championship matches, as well as the MCC County Champion Match.

David Warner used strapping on hand to tamper with ball, reveals Alastair Cook

September 10, 2019 5:09 pm

Former England captain Alastair Cook in his autobiography revealed that David Warner had once told him how he used the strapping on his hand to accelerate the deterioration of the ball during a first-class match.

Settled England favourites to win World Cup 2019, says Alastair Cook

April 03, 2019 2:38 pm

Former captain Alastair Cook believes England have an "outstanding chance" to lift the World Cup on home soil, having built a squad full of proven match winners.

England batsman Alastair Cook officially receives Knighthood at Buckingham Palace

February 27, 2019 4:37 pm

Alastair Cook became the first England player to receive Knighthood since Ian Botham received in 2007. The 34-year-old received his Knighthood at a ceremony at the Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.

Alastair Cook blasts England's preparations after West Indies defeat

January 27, 2019 8:28 pm

Alastair Cook has questioned the team's preparations for their West Indies tour, after the visitors crashed to a humiliating 381-run defeat in the first Test in Barbados.


All-round Ben Stokes helps England register first win

January 24, 2014 6:42 pm

After struggling to exhibit a convincing performance Down Under, England win the third ODI by 57 runs.