Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook extends Essex contract by one-year

England Test captain Alastair Cook has extended his contract with Essex County Cricket Club which won the Division Two title in the 2016 County Championship.
28 September 2016
 

Hameed, Duckett and Zafar named in England squads for Bangladesh

Hameed, Duckett and Zafar named in England squads for Bangladesh The England selectors have chosen a 17-man Test squad and 15-man ODI squad for the upcoming tour to Bangladesh.
16 September 2016

Alastair Cook admits drop in catching standards

England captain Alastair Cook has admitted that the team had failed to live up to the standards when it came to catching in the recently concluded Test series against Pakistan which was drawn 2-2.
15 August 2016

Alastair Cook rubbishes ball-tampering allegations

England captain Alastair Cook has rubbished ball tampering allegations against his team and asserted that it has not affected them in any way.
11 August 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Dilruwan Perera

Sri Lankan off-spinner Dilruwan Perera bags the Cricket World Player of the Week award for leading his team to a historic series victory against Australia after winning the second Test in Galle by a massive 229-run margin.
8 August 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Joe Root

For registering his highest first-class score during the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford, England's vice-captain Joe Root is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
25 July 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Yasir Shah

Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is the Cricket World Player of the Week for registering his maiden 10-wicket haul that put his team in the course of a dramatic victory in the first Test against England at Lord's.
18 July 2016

Amir will have to cope with the crowd reaction - Alastair Cook

England Test captain Alastair Cook has warned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir of the reaction he is likely to face from the crowd in the upcoming series.
4 July 2016

Cook available for Essex-Kent County Championship clash

Essex will have England captain Alastair Cook available to them for the Specsavers County Championship Division Two match against Kent which begins this Sunday (3rd July).
29 June 2016

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