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Rather have full county season next year than truncated one now: Alastair Cook

But his Essex county chief executive Derek Bowden feels that "there is an opportunity to be creative with the schedule"

30 Mar 2020 1:31 PM

'England have an outstanding chance to win this year's World Cup': Alastair Cook

Since the shock group-stage exit from the 2015 WC, England have been particularly strong at home, winning 30 of their 42 ODIs losing only 9.

03 Apr 2019 5:36 PM

'I've played my last game for England': Cook clears air on his comeback

The 34-year-old announced his retirement from international cricket in September last year.

03 Apr 2019 5:26 PM

ENG vs IND, 5th Test Day 5: Anderson, Rashid star as England seal series 4-1

Centuries of Rahul and Pant go in vain as hosts complete 4-1 rout.

12 Sep 2018 12:30 AM

Mohammad Azharuddin lauds Alastair Cook

Azhar hadn’t known that the 99th Test of his career would be his last while Cook had announced that the Oval Test against India would be his last.

11 Sep 2018 12:14 AM


India look to spoil Alastair Cook’s party

It also meant India, for all they are the world’s top-ranked Test side, had now won just one of their last nine series outside Asia.

07 Sep 2018 7:39 AM

ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli finishes 2nd, Alastair Cook climbs to 8th spot

A magnificent unbeaten double-century in the Ashes by Australia's prolific batsman Alastair Cook saw him ending the year in the top 10.

31 Dec 2017 6:36 PM

Alastair Cook’s masterclass puts England on top

In scorching heat in the fourth Melbourne Test, England bowled out the Australians for 327.

28 Dec 2017 12:13 AM

The Ashes: Alastair Cook grabs ton as England savour dominant day

Cook raised his 32nd Test ton with a pull-shot to the fence in the final over before stumps on Day 2.

27 Dec 2017 5:09 PM

Joe Root happy to rely on old friend Ben Stokes

Joe Root was happy to nominate Ben Stokes as his vice-captain after he himself accepted the top job.

19 Feb 2017 12:30 PM


Root succeeds Cook as England Test captain

Batsman Joe Root has replaced Alastair Cook as captain of the England Test team.

13 Feb 2017 5:36 PM

Broad, not Root should lead England: Swann

Graeme Swann believes that Joe Root can do much better without the burden of captaincy on his back.

09 Feb 2017 3:54 PM

Hope to score more without burden of captaincy: Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook hopes to be back among the runs now that the weight of captaincy has been lifted from his shoulders.

08 Feb 2017 11:11 AM

Alastair Cook steps down as England captain

Opening batsman Alastair Cook has stepped down as the captain of the England Test team after a record 59 matches in the role.

06 Feb 2017 3:39 PM

Kohli’s omission from the ICC Test XI is bizarre

Kohli, for instance, scored a whopping 964 runs in 8 Tests recently against New Zealand and England.

25 Dec 2016 3:08 AM


Virat Kohli misses out on ICC Team of the year, named skipper of ODI side

Ravichandran Ashwin is the lone Indian in the Test side, which surprisingly will be led by England skipper Alastair Cook.

22 Dec 2016 1:15 PM

Is it game over for captain Alastair Cook?

Many expect Cook to relinquish the captaincy in favour of fellow batsman Joe Root.

21 Dec 2016 4:46 PM

England needs Cook's runs: Vaughan

Michael Vaughan claims that England has been playing their worse cricket under Cook.

21 Dec 2016 12:55 PM

Curator Viswanathan pleased with Chepauk pitch

Cook’s words would surely please P.R. Viswanathan who came back to Chepauk as a curator after a gap of four years.

21 Dec 2016 6:23 AM

Virat Kohli lauds lower-order batsmen

I would say it's a complete performance from the time we were put under pressure in the first Test, says Virat Kohli.

21 Dec 2016 2:55 AM