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Cook and Root stand revives England

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook and Joe Root lead an England fightback on the fourth morning at Lord's, the current England captain with an assured, unbeaten 69 and his heir apparent ticking over to another fifty to continue his prolific form

'No ultimatum' on Pietersen - Cook

Alastair Cook has denied making any ultimatum over the possible England recall of Kevin Pietersen, but admitted he agreed to the decision not to include him in the team's plans for the summer

UK Back Pages: Alastair Cook Tells ECB It's Either Me or Kevin Pietersen

The fallout of Kevin Pietersen 's ECB snub is getting even juicier in Thursday's back pages. Mirror Sport reports that both Alastair Cook and ECB administrative staff informed Andrew Strauss that they would revolt if the 34-year-oldShow More Summary

Cricket News: England Captain After Loss To Weakened West Indies — ‘We Take It On The Chin’

England Cricket Test Captain Alastair Cook declared that his side “take it on the chin” as West Indies claimed a five wicket victory in just three days of their five-day Test Match, the final contest in the three-Test series on the England tour of the West Indies, played at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. Show More Summary

Cook relief at ending hundred debate

3 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook admitted he had to overcome the "denial" about struggling for runs over the last two years after scoring his first Test hundred in 23 months on the opening day in Barbados

England bat; WI hand debut to Shai Hope

3 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

West Indies made three changes, including handing a debut to 21-year-old Shai Hope, as they searched to level the series in Barbados. However, it was Alastair Cook who called correctly and was quick to say "bat first"

Cook-Trott stand strengthens England position

last monthSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott, newly in harness as openers, compiled England's biggest Test opening stand in more than two years as the tourists reached lunch almost halfway to West Indies' first-innings score for the loss of one wicket

England bowl, Taylor misses out for WI

last monthSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook called correctly at Grenada's National Stadium and inserted West Indies under cloudy skies as England sought to make capital of blustery morning conditions and moisture in the pitch

Pressure on Cook to end rough run

last monthSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook's form is not as bad as has been made out but England need him to start scoring hundreds again

Just a little confidence

Alastair Cook.While I'm not as passionate about the man as someone who posts on this blog who is not me, he has been the star of this series. Unequivocally.He's become the first Englishman to ever do this ; the third best that ; he's...Show More Summary

Cook, Moores yet to discuss openers slot

2 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Jonathan Trott is tipped to the be the latest opening partner for Alastair Cook when England begin their Test series against West Indies on April 13 but Cook, said the choice between Trott and Adam Lyth is yet to be discussed.

Winter of despair raises stakes for Cook and Moores

2 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Some key figures could be shaken out of England cricket if do not deliver in the West Indies and Alastair Cook and Peter Moores were acutely aware of the pressure as the tour party left for the Caribbean

Lyth ton puts Yorkshire in charge

2 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

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

2 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

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

2 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

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 months 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 months 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

9 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

9 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

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