Alastair Cook

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

ICC names Test and ODI teams of the year 2015

The International Cricket Council has announced the Test and One-Day International teams of the year captained by Alastair Cook and AB de Villiers respectively.
2 December 2015

Batting collapses are frustrating - Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook expressed his frustration over his side's batting collapse on the third day of the second of the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai.
27 October 2015

No injury concern for Alastair Cook - Paul Farbrace

England assistant coach Paul Farbrace clarified that Alastair Cook is not suffering from an injury, despite seeming to be in discomfort while batting in the second innings of the Dubai Test against Pakistan.
26 October 2015

Cook, Root fifties lead England charge

Alastair Cook and Joe Root hit fluent fifties to lead England’s comeback after Pakistan were bowled out in the first session of day two of the second Test match in Dubai.
23 October 2015

Cook targeting first ever series win against Pakistan in UAE

England captain Alastair Cook expressed his desire to see his team become the first team ever to beat Pakistan in a full Test series in the United Arab Emirates.
21 October 2015

Cricket World Player of the Week - Dimuth Karunaratne

For his valiant yet steady knock of 186 setting the platform for Sri Lanka's innings victory in the first Test against West Indies in Galle, Dimuth Karunaratne is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
19 October 2015

Cook has given us a chance to press for win - Joe Root

England batsman Joe Root has expressed that Alastair Cook's marathon record breaking innings has given his team a chance to push for a win in the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi
17 October 2015

Cook falls for 263 as England move ahead

Alastair Cook was dismissed for 263 on day four of the opening Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi after batting his side into the lead, England closing on 569 for eight in reply to Pakistan's 523 for eight declared.
16 October 2015

We need to bat ourselves into the game - Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook opined that his team will need to get to a total of at least 500 after the kind of start they have had in their first innings of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
16 October 2015

Cook's unrelenting century keeps England fighting

Alastair Cook struck his 28th Test century on day three of the first Test in Abu Dhabi, also passing 1,000 runs in the calendar year, to help reduce England's deficit to Pakistan to 233 runs at stumps.
15 October 2015

England openers have done very well - David Lloyd

Former England coach David Lloyd is pleased with the performance of the opening batsmen Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali after Pakistan declared at 523 for eight on day two of the first Test in Abu Dhabi.
15 October 2015

Alastair Cook ready for hard grind against Pakistan

England captain Alastair Cook expressed his readiness for a grueling contest when his side will take on Pakistan in the three-match Test series in the United Arab Emirates later this month.
3 October 2015

Bangladesh tour postponement is disappointing - Shane Watson

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is extremely disappointed about the postponement of the Bangladesh tour due to security concerns.
2 October 2015

Alastair Cook aims to carry forward Ashes momentum

England Test captain Alastair Cook is aiming to carry forward the momentum his side has gained from an incredible victory in the 2015 Ashes when they take on Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
29 September 2015

A look at cricket's next generation of potential greats

This is a very interesting phase in Test cricket considering the next generation of potential greats have already readied themselves, some of them have already been handed the reins of their national teams in at least one format.
12 September 2015

Cook looking for long-term opening partner

England captain and opening batsman Alastair Cook is hoping that the selectors can find a long-term solution to the conundrum at the top of the batting order.
1 September 2015