Alastair Cook

Cook can eclipse Tendulkar record - Michael Vaughan

Former captain Michael Vaughan believes Alastair Cook can go on to surpass Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar's world record of most Test runs provided the Essex star adapts to the new culture of England dressing room.
23 February 2017
 

Alastair Cook backs Joe Root to reach new heights with captaincy

Alastair Cook is confident that handing over the responsibility of captaining the England Test team can help Joe Root reach new heights in his career.
9 February 2017

Alastair Cook steps down from England Test captaincy

England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Monday that Alastair Cook has stepped down from his role as Test skipper with immediate effect.
6 February 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Ravindra Jadeja

For picking a seven-wicket haul in the final day of the fifth Test against England in Chennai and steering India to an innings victory, Ravindra Jadeja is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
26 December 2016

Trevor Bayliss plays down England captaincy debate

England head coach Trevor Bayliss does not want the focus to be shifted away from the ongoing series against India by bringing on the debate of Alastair Cook's captaincy.
13 December 2016

Dropped chances costed us dearly - Alastair Cook

England skipper Alastair Cook lamented on missed chances after losing the fourth Test against India by an innings and 36 runs on the final day.
12 December 2016

England captain Alastair Cook receives Joe Root's backing

England vice-captain Joe Root has come in full support of skipper Alastair Cook and backs him to lead the team for "years to come".
2 December 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Virat Kohli

For his knocks of 167 and 81 in the second Test against England in Visakhapatnam, Indian captain Virat Kohli is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
21 November 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Rangana Herath

For picking a 13-wicket haul in the second Test against Zimbabwe and leading Sri Lanka to a 2-0 series whitewash in Harare, veteran left-arm-spinner Rangana Herath is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
14 November 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Mehedi Hasan

For claiming a 12-wicket haul in the second Test in Dhaka and helping Bangladesh to register their maiden Test victory against England and also level the series, off-spinner Mehedi Hasan is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
1 November 2016

Alastair Cook rues drop chances after defeat to Bangladesh

England captain Alastair Cook believes their poor effort on the field in the second innings costed them the game against Bangladesh in Dhaka.
31 October 2016

Alastair Cook ready for sub-continent challenge

England Test captain Alastair Cook has stated that he is ready for the gruelling schedule in the sub-continent conditions where his team will play seven matches in the longer format.
19 October 2016

Alastair Cook is confident to join the squad ahead of first Test - Stuart Broad

England pace spearhead Stuart Broad expressed confidence that skipper Alastair Cook will return in time for the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.
16 October 2016

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