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Alastair Cook

Batter

Did you know?

He can play the saxophone, clarinet and piano.

RUNS
3204
AVERAGE
36.41

Alastair Cook

Batter

Did you know?

He can play the saxophone, clarinet and piano.

RUNS
61
AVERAGE
15.25

Batter

Bats Left Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
33
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Gloucester

COUNTRY

England

England

Bio

Alastair Cook resigned as captain in 2016 after a 4-0 drubbing at the hands of India, after a five-year stint at the helm of the England team.

In May 2016, he became the first England batter to reach 10,000 Test runs, with 30 centuries and 55 half-centuries to his name.  Cook was the second youngest batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to pass 5000 Test runs.

After plenty of speculation about whether Alastair Cook would hang on to the England one-day captaincy throughout 2014, the ECB confirmed Eoin Morgan would replace the batsman as ODI skipper for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

He also missed a place in the final 15-man squad for the tournament, continuing an unlucky run for Cook and Cricket World Cups. 

He made his one-day international debut in 2006 but missed out on a spot in the 2007 Cup squad after being overlooked by selectors.

It was a similar story for the batsman for the 2011 tournament when he was dropped from the one-day side before being reinstated and made captain shortly after.

While Cook has had his critics in one-day cricket, he has five hundreds and 19 fifties to his name.

 

 

 

 
 
MATCHES
92
DEBUT
2006
CAP NO
196
BEST BATTING
137
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
3204
INNINGS
92
NOT OUTS
4
AVERAGE
36.41
100s
5
50s
19
MATCHES
4
DEBUT
2007
CAP NO
24
BEST BATTING
26
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
61
INNINGS
4
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
15.25
100s
0
50s
0

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