Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook
Full Name: Alastair Nathan Cook
Birth date: December 25, 1984
Age: 36
Hometown: Gloucester
City: Gloucester
Birth Country: United Kingdom
Batting Style: Left Hand Batsman
Bowling Style: Right Arm Bowler
Team :
Alastair Cook is a English player who represents England and also plays county cricket for Essex. The left handed batsman born in 1984 and currently he is leading his team in Test and ODI formats. He was given the responsibilities of a captain after the retirement of former English skipper and opener Andrew Strauss in 2012. In his captaincy, first time England had taste of victory against India in 2012 since 1984-85. During the tour, he scored 5 centuries, and became the first captain to score a century in each of his first five Tests in charge. Cook was recognized as English team’s Test skipper in 2011 and ODI skipper one year later. Cook generally opens the innings in Test and ODI formats. Cook made his Test debut in 2006 when he played against India. He has given his valuable contribution in 92 games so far and has added around 7500 runs in his score card batted with an average of 50. His score card also includes 25 tons and 29 fifties. He has 2 wonderful records of scoring centuries in first five tests against India in 2012 and he was the youngest player who scored a total of 7000 runs in 2012. He has got Man of the Match award in 5 Test matches so far. When it comes to his ODI career, he made his debut in the same year in which he made his Test debut against Sri Lanka. He has played 64 matches and has made around 2500 runs with his bat with an average of 40 which also include 5 crucial tons and 16 half-centuries. He scored a century of 137 against Pakistan in 2012 and this figure was set as his best score in ODI matches. He has been awarded by Man of the Match award 7 times as yet in ODI format. Apart from his cricket career, Cook is also keenly interested in music. Cook has donated his time to various charities including taking part in The Great City Race for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

Recent matches

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
71, 147 - India07 Sep,2018 TEST
17, 12 - India30 Aug,2018 TEST
29, 17 - India18 Aug,2018 TEST
21 - India09 Aug,2018 TEST
13, 0 - India01 Aug,2018 TEST
46 - Pakistan01 Jun,2018 TEST
70, 1 - Pakistan24 May,2018 TEST
2, 14 - New Zealand30 Mar,2018 TEST
5, 2 - New Zealand22 Mar,2018 TEST
39, 10 - Australia04 Jan,2018 TEST

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

 MatRunsHSAve100s50s
TEST 1611247229445.352857
ODI 92320413736.41519
IT20 4612615.2500

Bowling Statistics

 MatOversRunsWktsAve
TEST 1603717.00
ODI 91000-
IT20 4000-

Awards

Last Series Played

England vs India Test Series 2018
England vs Pakistan Test Series 2018
New Zealand vs England Test Series 2018
The Ashes Series 2017-2018
England vs West Indies Test Series 2017
Team Squad
Moeen Ali Tymal Mills
Adil Rashid Sam Curran
Sam Billings Jonny Bairstow
Chris Woakes Eoin Morgan
Mark Wood Liam Livingstone

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