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Lyth ton puts Yorkshire in charge

Adam Lyth to become Alastair Cook's next opening partner in Test cricket grew stronger as Yorkshire continued to dominate in Abu Dhabi

Cook disappoints, Lyth impresses

Alastair Cook lasted just six balls on his return to action, three months after his last innings on England's tour of Sri Lanka

England were wrong to sack me - Cook

Alastair Cook has claimed that the ECB's decision to relieve him of the England captaincy a matter of weeks before the World Cup has been proved wrong in hindsight and described the players as looking "shellshocked" during a disastrous campaign that ended

Trott in contention as England switch focus

2 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The World Cup is just getting into the swing of the knockout stages but England are long gone, with Alastair Cook preparing to resume the captaincy for a Test tour of the West Indies

Pietersen return '10% chance' - Vaughan

2 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

"It's not more than a 10% chance he'll play for England," Vaughan told the BBC. "He's had fallouts with the coach, he's had fallouts with the managing director, he has fallen out with Alastair Cook, the captain

Cook wants more from batsmen after latest India loss

7 months agoNews : The Newsroom

England captain Alastair Cook called on his batsmen to raise their game after a heavy defeat by India left them looking at another one-day series loss ahead of next year's World Cup. India beat England by six wickets at Trent Bridge on Saturday to go 2-0 up in a five-match series with two to play. Show More Summary

Hales eager to forge Cook partnership

Alex Hales said Friday he was looking forward to establishing a one-day international opening partnership with Alastair Cook despite all the calls for the England captain to quit limited overs cricket. Former England off-spinner Graeme...Show More Summary

Swann stands by Cook criticism

7 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Graeme Swann reiterated Friday his call to Alastair Cook to stand down as England's one-day captain and quit limited overs internationals completely, saying the team's current approach to the 50-over game was akin to a "two-litre diesel in a Formula One race". Show More Summary

Alastair Cook turns on 'friend' Swann

With friends like Graeme Swann, England captain Alastair Cook may feel he has no need of any enemies. England suffered a massive 133-run defeat by world champions India in the second one-day international in Cardiff on Wednesday, effectively the first of what is now a four-match series following Monday's total washout in Bristol. Show More Summary

England field against India

Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) - England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and elected to field against India in the second one-day international at Cardiff on Wednesday.

Swann damns England's World Cup hopes

7 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Graeme Swann believes England â do not have a cat in hellâ s chanceâ of winning next year's World Cup unless they add more firepower to their top-order batting. Sunday saw England captain Alastair Cook suggest that the team's prospects for the tournament in Australia and New Zealand were â very goodâ. Show More Summary

New opening partner no worry for Cook

England captain Alastair Cook does not expect his role in the one-day set-up to change should he find himself opening alongside Alex Hales rather than Ian Bell during the upcoming series with world champions India. Fresh from their 3-1...Show More Summary

Cook quit thoughts no surprise to England coach

7 months agoNews : The Newsroom

England coach Peter Moores said Monday he understood why Alastair Cook thought of standing down as captain before leading the team to Test series glory against India. England's 3-1 win in a five-match series was completed in dominant style with a crushing innings and 244-run win over India inside three days at The Oval on Sunday. Show More Summary

Dark days disappear for transformed England

Drenched in champagne and surrounded by jubilant teammates, England captain Alastair Cook held his arms aloft and savored the feeling of winning a test series again.

Wife convinced Cook to stay on as England skipper

Alastair Cook said support from his wife, Alice, had persuaded him to stay on as England captain after leading the side to a come-from-behind Test series win over India. After last month's 95-run defeat by India in the second Test at...Show More Summary

Cook passes 50 to strengthen England's advantage

7 months agoNews : The Newsroom

LONDON (AP) — England captain Alastair Cook continued his batting resurgence with an unbeaten 56, leading his side to 148-1 on Saturday to equal India's first innings score at lunch on day two of the fifth test at the Oval.

England field against India in fifth Test

London (AFP) - England captain Alastair Cook won the toss Friday and elected to field in the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval.

Cook hails 'amazing' Anderson

England captain Alastair Cook paid tribute to James Anderson as the Lancashire swing bowler closed in on a national record. Anderson needs just eight more wicket to surpass Ian Botham's England Test record of 383 in 102 Tests and could overtake the all-rounder in the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval starting on Friday. Show More Summary

Cook: Our challenge is, can we finish the job?

LONDON (AP) — Just two tests ago, six former England cricket captains were leading the call for incumbent Alastair Cook's head and doubting the durability of fast bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad.

Vaughan admits Cook mistake

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has admitted he was wrong to call for Alastair Cook to step down as skipper of the national side. Vaughan was one of several ex-England captains who called for Cook to stand down following England's 95-run second Test defeat by India at Lord's three weeks ago. Show More Summary

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