Alastair Cook

Cricket World Player of the Week - Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow is the Cricket World Player of the Week for recording the highest individual score by an England wicket-keeper at home during the first innings of the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's.
13 June 2016
 

Alastair Cook, Stuart Broad feature in Queen's Birthday Honours List

England Test skipper Alastair Cook and speedster Stuart Broad were both honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours List which was announced on Friday.
11 June 2016

Match-fixers deserve lifetime ban - Alastair Cook

England Test captain Alastair Cook feels that cricketers found guilty of match-fixing deserve to be handed life bans to protect the integrity of the game.
9 June 2016

Do Alastair Cook's 10,000 runs qualify him as a great?

As England captain Alastair Cook becomes the 12th man to pass 10,000 Test runs, Rob Johnston asks whether he now deserves a place among the sport's great players.
31 May 2016

Joe Root heaps praise on Alastair Cook

England batsman Joe Root has lauded his captain Alastair Cook for his cricketing achievements with the 31-year-old currently on the verge of reaching 10,000 Test runs.
17 May 2016

James Anderson hails Alastair Cook's captaincy

England pace spearhead James Anderson has praised Alastair Cook for leading the Test team from the front and is confident that the 31-year-old will do a great job in the upcoming international season.
9 May 2016

Alastair Cook inks two-year deal with Essex

England Test skipper Alastair Cook has extended his association with Essex by signing a new two-year deal with the club that he made his first-class debut for in 2003.
5 May 2016

Experience from World T20 will stand us in great stead - Joe Root

England vice-captain Joe Root feels that the experience the team has gained by finishing as the runners-up in the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 will be a huge boost in their upcoming international season.
23 April 2016

Nick Compton criticises ECB's helmet policy

England batsman Nick Compton has voiced his displeasure with the stance adopted by the England and Wales Cricket Board over the rules pertaining to helmets.
16 April 2016

ECB has a word with Alastair Cook over choice of helmet

The England and Wales Cricket Board has had a word with Test captain Alastair Cook after he failed to adhere to new safety regulations by wearing an old-style helmet in a County Championship match.
15 April 2016

Cook urges England batsmen to use county performances to cement Test place

England Test captain Alastair Cook stated that the players hoping to make it into the Test side for the upcoming international season must target county performances to stake a claim.
9 April 2016

Alastair Cook pleased with England's performance under pressure

England Test captain Alastair Cook has praised England's performance in the ongoing ICC World Twenty20 tournament and is pleased with the way they have played in pressure situations.
2 April 2016

Cook, Compton, Winfield set for CricketForce record-breaker

England internationals Alastair Cook, Nick Compton and Lauren Winfield will be on hand to help as NatWest CricketForce is set to break records this weekend (1st-3rd April).
30 March 2016

Our batting and fielding needs improvement - Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook has blamed his team's poor batting and fielding efforts for the 280-run defeat against South Africa in the fourth Test in Centurion.
26 January 2016

Cook feels de Villiers' comments will spice up fourth Test

England captain Alastair Cook stated that the recent comments of the South African captain AB de Villiers will add spice to the contest ahead of the fourth Test between the two teams in Centurion.
22 January 2016

Alastair Cook pleased with series-clinching win

England captain Alastair Cook is pleased with the manner in which his team won the third Test in Johannesburg to take a series-clinching 2-0 lead in the four-match series against South Africa.
17 January 2016

Alastair Cook to be careful with James Anderson's return

England captain Alastair Cook stated that the team management will adopt a careful approach with the return of James Anderson for the second Test against South Africa.
2 January 2016

We are really hungry to push on - Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook stated that his team is hungry for more success after defeating South Africa by 241 runs in the first Test in Durban.
31 December 2015

England to decide on number three spot after practice matches

The England team management will decide on who takes up the number three spot in the batting line up after the completion of the practice matches ahead of the Test series against South Africa.
13 December 2015

Expecting Steven Finn to return soon - Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook is expecting the injured pace bowler Steven Finn to return to action at some stage during their upcoming tour of South Africa which kicks off on 26th December.
10 December 2015