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Alastair Cook: Statistics, Profile, News and Biography

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Alastair Cook Biodata

Full Name : Alastair Nathan Cook

Born : December 25, 1984, Gloucester

Major Teams : England, Bedfordshire, Essex, Marylebone Cricket Club

Batting Style : Left Hand Bat

Bowling Style : Right Arm Off Break

Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook Profile

Alastair Cook made it to the highest level at a very young age and had a rapid progress in Test Cricket scoring plenty of centuries opening the batting for England.

The 6 ft 2 inch tall left-handed Alastair Cook is very good square of the wicket and has this habit of scoring real big daddy hundreds. Cook who plays for Essex in English county is England’s Test and ODI Captain during the time of writing this profile. Alastair Cook’s wife’s name is Alice Hunt whom he married in 2011 and is a professional model.

Alastair Cook is one of the best ever English Test batsmen, The 6ft 2 inch tall Alastair Cook is a left-handed opening batsman who is renowned of piling up centuries after centuries. Also an England Test Captain, Alastair Cook is more of a Test specialist who hasn’t enjoyed much playing in the shorter formats of the game.

This Essex cricketer made his Test debut against India at Nagpur in 2006. Cook flew from the Caribbean to replace Marcus Trescothick and straightaway was inducted in the playing XI, making his Test debut at just 21! Cook was an instant success scoring a patient 60 from 160 balls in his very first innings. In the second innings, he did better becoming the 16th English cricketer to score a century on Test debut in his unbeaten 104. In the course of time, Alastair Cook would go on to become the second youngest player to reach 5000 Test runs just behind the great Sachin Tendulkar.

Alastair Cook had a dream run during the 2010/11 Ashes Series in Australia. He scored 766 runs in five Tests at an average of 127.66 with three centuries and two fifties. England as a result won that 2010/11 Ashes 3-1 with Cook producing scores of 67, 235*, 148, 32, 13, 82 and 189!

In 2012 following Andrew Strauss’ retirement, Alastair Cook was made the full-term Captain of the English Test team. In his very first Test series as the full term Captain, Alastair Cook led England to a 2-1 series win in India – the first time that England won on this soil since 1984/85. England also defeated Australia 3-0 in The Ashes 2013 under Alastair Cook’s leadership.

At just 30 years of age today, Alastair Cook has already hit 25 Test centuries – the most hundreds by an English batsman ever and has close to 8500 runs! He holds the record for being the youngest ever cricketer to play 100 Tests – a record that was previously held by Sachin Tendulkar. Cook has the distinction of scoring a century atleast against all the eight countries that he has played against in Tests.

Cook’s ODI career has been decent with five centuries till date in over 90 matches but his slower strike rate doesn’t fetch him a place in the English team anymore.

So far till date, Alastair Cook has scored two double centuries – 235* vs Australia at The Gabba in 2010 Ashes Series followed up by a career best of 294 vs India at Edgbaston in 2011.

Alastair Cook Statistics

Alastair Cook’s International Debut and Last Played International Matches

Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Mar 1-5, 2006
Last Test England v Australia at Nottingham, Aug 6-8, 2015
ODI debut England v Sri Lanka at Manchester, Jun 28, 2006
Last ODI Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Dec 16, 2014
T20I debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Jun 28, 2007
Last T20I South Africa v England at Centurion, Nov 15, 2009

Below are Alastair Cook’s Career Statistics:

Alastair Cook Batting Statistics | Batting Average | Fielding Statistics

  Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 118 211 12 9223 294 46.34 19870 46.41 27 43 1064 10 120 0
ODIs 92 92 4 3204 137 36.40 4154 77.13 5 19 363 10 36 0
T20Is 4 4 0 61 26 15.25 54 112.96 0 0 10 0 1 0

Alastair Cook Bowling Statistics | Bowling Average

  Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 118 2 18 7 1 1/6 1/6 7.00 2.33 18.0 0 0 0
ODIs 92
T20Is 4
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