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Alastair Cook : England cricketer : Pictures, Wallpapers, Trivia

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Alastair Cook celebrates a century. Drafted in last minute into England XI on tour to India after Marcus Trescothick returned home, Alastair Cook hit headlines with a century on debut (16th England player). Something similar happened on prestigious Ashes tour few months later and Cook again replaced experienced Trescothick at top of order and although he didn't make too many runs, his ability to negotiate new ball was evident. Within a year, Cook cemented his place at top of England test match team and now has a healthy opening pairing with Andrew Strauss.

Cook is not known for his big shots and hence hasn't broken into English team for limited over games (ODI & T20) but he's already spoken as next captain in tests.

Career Stats (updated 15 December 2009).
Playing role : left handed opening batsman and occasional off spin bowling.
Height : 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters).
Highest scores : 160 vs West Indies in tests & 102 vs India in one day internationals.

Trivia
  • Alastair Cook's girlfriend is former Glamour model Alice Hunt, last we heard.
  • Alastair Cook holds the distinction of fastest 1000, 2000 and 3000 run maker for England in test cricket.
  • Alastair Cook has scored century in his first test match against 3 country = India, Pakistan and West Indies. Cook is also the only English batsman to have 7 test hundreds before his 23rd birthday.
  • Cook captained England in under-19 world cup and also played in under-15 WC.


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