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Cook backing for 'unrecognisable' Bairstow

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook has described Jonny Bairstow's batting as having "improved unrecognisably" from his last experience of international cricket

Cook admits concern over top-order failings

Alastair Cook admitted that the habitual failure of England's top order had become an "area of concern" following their humiliating 405-run defeat in the second Test

Australia set England 509 for victory

Michael Clarke's pre-lunch declaration set England 509 for victory, although runs aside, Alastair Cook and his men would be thrilled if they could bat five sessions and salvage a draw

Bayliss praise for 'fantastic' captain Cook

2 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Trevor Bayliss, the new England coach, has hailed Alastair Cook's captaincy in the first Test of the Investec Ashes series as "fantastic"

Absorbed lessons to look to future - Cook

2 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook praised his team's attacking mindset after England wrapped up a comprehensive 169-run victory in the first Investec Test at Cardiff

English cricket captain takes 91-mph ball to the groin and his teammates think it’s funny

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

The captain of England’s cricket team was put in an uncomfortable position on Thursday when a groin injury forced him to temporarily exit a test match against Australia during The Ashes series in Cardiff, Wales. Alastair Cook took a 91-mph ball to the groin after it smacked off the edge of opponent Steve Smith’s bat and […]

History repeats itself as Westley makes Australians toil

4 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

A decade after a young Alastair Cook smote the Australians to all parts of Chelmsford, another youthful Essex opener in Tom Westley did much the same

Cook aims for 'remarkable' Ashes glory

last monthSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook has suggested that winning the Investec Ashes this summer would rate as "the biggest achievement" of his career

Westley steers Essex home after Klinger ton

last monthSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook suffered the indignity of a first ball duck as Essex completed a five-wicket win over Gloucestershire inside three days at Bristol.

Ten Doeschate rebuilds Essex after Cook 48

last monthSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook fell two short of a half-century as Essex were bowled out for 319 by Gloucestershire on the opening day at Bristol.

Cook provides a topping to a cheesecake day

2 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Like countless summer blockbusters, Chelmsford did not quite meet expectations, but there Alastair Cook and Ravi Bopara provided some good moments along the way as Essex's batting finally stirred

Cook steady after Porter gives Essex control

2 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook marked his first Championship appearance of the season with an unbeaten half-century as Essex took command against Derbyshire at Chelmsford.

Cricket Show S6 Episode 22: The Secret Coach

2 months agoSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

Sam Lavery, Mark Garaway and David Hinchliffe discuss Gary Palmer's coaching of Alastair Cook and what it means for the ECB coaching system. Does having a "secret" coach really add up to a failure of the system? Plus, the team talk about...Show More Summary

Cook breaks England Test runs record

2 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook became England's highest Test runscorer, overhauling Graham Gooch, when he reached 32 against New Zealand in the second Investec Test at Headingley

England bowl, Ronchi replaces Anderson for NZ

2 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Alastair Cook won the toss and chose to bowl once the clouds had cleared at Headingley, with England fielding the same XI who won the first Test at Lord's

Cook and Root stand revives England

2 months 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

2 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

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 months 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

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