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Cook-Trott stand strengthens England position

4 days agoSports / 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

6 days agoSports / 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

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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

last monthSports / 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

last monthSports / 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

last monthSports / 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

last monthSports / 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

last monthSports / 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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.

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