Sir Alastair Cook

Sir Alastair Cook

Opening Batter

Batting Style Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style Right Arm Slow
Age 38 years
Place of Birth England

21 Jul 2024

Joe Root

Batters with most innings taken to reach 32 Test hundreds

Joe Root scored a defiant knock of 122 versus West Indies in the second innings of the second Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

21 Jul 2024

Joe Root

Joe Root makes these records with 32nd Test ton: Details

Joe Root brought up a fine century on Day 4 of the 2nd England versus West Indies Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

11 Jul 2024

Lord's Cricket Ground

Batters with most 50+ scores at Lord's in Test cricket

England's Joe Root continued to pile up the runs at the iconic Lord's Cricket Ground.

09 Mar 2024

Joe Root

Joe Root breaks Ricky Ponting's Test record against India: Details

Albeit in a losing cause, Joe Root smoked a fighting half-century in the third innings of the fifth Test against India in Dharamsala.

23 Feb 2024

Joe Root

Joe Root becomes second Englishman to complete 11,500 Test runs

Veteran batter Joe Root has completed 11,500 runs in Test cricket.

17 Feb 2024

Ben Duckett

Ben Duckett accomplishes numerous feats with 153 versus India

England opener Ben Duckett hammered a stunning 153 against India in his side's first inning of the third Test match in Rajkot.

15 Jan 2024

Joe Root

Joe Root can accomplish these milestones in India Tests

Focus will be on Joe Root as England tour India for a five-Test series, starting on January 25.

15 Jan 2024

Virat Kohli

List of milestones Virat Kohli can accomplish in England Tests

India are gearing up to host England in a five-Test series, starting on January 25.

06 Jan 2024

David Warner

David Warner bows out in Tests: Decoding his notable accomplishments

It's the end of David Warner's Test career as the dashing opener bowed out with a match-winning fifty against Pakistan in the third and final Test in Sydney.

14 Oct 2023

England Cricket Team

Alastair Cook retires from professional cricket: Decoding his career stats

England and Essex ace Alastair Cook has announced his retirement from professional cricket. He ended a record-breaking 20-year career.

05 Oct 2023

Joe Root

Joe Root races past 1,000 ODI runs in Asia: Stats

Joe Root has become the fifth Englishman to complete 1,000 ODI runs on Asian soil.

31 Jul 2023

The Ashes

Revisiting the top-five knocks in Ashes history

Cricket's oldest rivalry, The Ashes has witnessed several sensational Test matches over the years.

30 Jun 2023

Joe Root

Joe Root surpasses Allan Border, becomes 10th-highest run-getter in Tests

Joe Root has gone past Australian legend Allan Border to become the 10th-highest run-getter in Tests.

22 Jun 2023

Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow can complete 1,000 Test runs at Lord's: Stats

England suffered an agonizing two-wicket defeat in the Ashes 2023 opener.

17 Jun 2023

Joe Root

Ashes: Decoding Joe Root's dream run in Tests since 2021

Extending his sensational run in Tests, Joe Root hammered a brilliant ton in the ongoing Ashes 2023 opener.

02 Jun 2023

Joe Root

Joe Root becomes fastest Englishman to complete 11,000 Test runs

England talisman Joe Root has continued his rich vein of form with a fine fifty in the One-off Test against Ireland at Lord's.

24 Feb 2023

Joe Root

NZ vs ENG: Joe Root smokes his 29th Test century

Joe Root brought up his 29th Test century in the ongoing second and final game against New Zealand.

02 Jul 2021

Virat Kohli

Alastair Cook highlights Team India's 'weakness' ahead of England series

Former captain Alastair Cook believes the Indian batters might be under the scanner in the upcoming five-match Test series against England.

30 Dec 2020

England Cricket Team

Joe Root turns 30: A look at his notable feats

England Test captain Joe Root turned 30 on Wednesday.

27 Dec 2020

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli leads ICC Test Team of the Decade

Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named as the skipper of the ICC Men's Test Team of the Decade.

Alastair Cook reaches 24,000 runs in First-class cricket

Former England captain Alastair Cook, on Monday, completed 24,000 runs in First-class cricket.

30 May 2020

England Cricket Team

#ThisDayThatYear: Alastair Cook reaches 10,000 Test runs

On this day in 2016, Alastair Cook became the first England player to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket.

29 Jan 2020

England Cricket Team

MCC World Cricket Committee ropes in Alastair Cook, Ricky Skerritt

Former English skipper Sir Alastair Cook, along with former Windies manager Ricky Skerritt, have been roped in as the newest members of the MCC World Cricket Committee.

30 Nov 2019

David Warner

David Warner scores triple century: Here are the records broken

Australian swashbuckling opener David Warner scored an impressive triple century on Day 2 of the second Test (Day-Night) in Adelaide on Sunday.

Warner tampered the ball even in First-class cricket: Cook

Sir Alastair Cook continues to enjoy First-class cricket post his international retirement.

22 Sep 2018

England Cricket Team

Rory Burns to replace Alastair Cook in England's Test team

Alastair Cook retired from international cricket, after playing the fifth Test against India, earlier this month, at the Oval.

11 Sep 2018

Virat Kohli

England defeat India in fifth Test: Here're the records broken

England finished off on a high to inflict a 4-1 Test series loss on India.

11 Sep 2018

England Cricket Team

#CookRetires: Players who had a dream farewell Test

Alastair Cook signed off in style with the bat after innings of 71 and 147 in his final career Test match.

10 Sep 2018

Joe Root

#NewRecord: Alastair Cook surpasses Sangakkara in career Test runs

After a long struggle since the double century against Australia in the 2017-18 Ashes, Alastair Cook delivered his best in his farewell Test.

10 Sep 2018

Ravindra Jadeja

England is happy Jadeja played just last Test: Paul Farbrace

India's Ravindra Jadeja is an exceptional cricketer and England is happy that he featured only in the fifth and final Test, said England's assistant coach Paul Farbrace.

Moeen Ali speaks on current Indian bowling attack he faced

England all-rounder Moeen Ali has said that the current Indian bowling attack is one of the best he has ever faced.

Cricketers who played their final Test against India

Alastair Cook is all set to wave goodbye to international cricket post the Oval Test against India.

04 Sep 2018

Virat Kohli

Players who can come close to breaking Sachin Tendulkar's records

Many pundits believed that England's Alastair Cook would have gone on to break Sachin Tendulkar's Test records.

03 Sep 2018

England Cricket Team

The legend's replacement: 5 batsmen who can replace Cook

Former England captain, Alastair Cook, announced that he will bring down the curtain on his England career after the ongoing Test series against India.

03 Sep 2018


Alastair Cook to retire from international cricket after 5th Test

Today, England batsman and former captain, Alastair Cook announced that he would be retiring from international cricket after the ongoing 5-match series against India comes to a conclusion.

30 Aug 2018

England Cricket Team

England's biggest dilemma: Who should open in Tests?

England's biggest issue, at the moment, is their openers.

19 Jul 2018

England Cricket Team

Issues which England need to fix before the Test series

England are in a spot of bother when it comes to Test format, given that they have won once in last nine attempts.

20 Jun 2018

England Cricket Team

#CricketInNumbers: Unique records held by England cricket team

England cricket team has been in a different dimension this year. They have been breaking records at will.

31 May 2018

Mohammad Amir

Match Preview: England vs Pakistan- 2nd Test

Pakistan will aim to whitewash the two-match Test series against England, when these two sides face each other at Headingley in Leeds on June 1.

Elgar equals world record in 3rd Test against Australia

South African opening batsman Dean Elgar found himself in the record books of Test cricket after equaling the record of carrying his bat through out an innings.

23 Mar 2018

England Cricket Team

Most Test Centuries: Top 5 players in the current lot

NZ skipper Kane Williamson scored his 18th Test hundred on Day 2 of the first Test against England.

04 Mar 2018


Do you know these amazing cricket records?

Cricket has been in existence for more than 170 years. And in this period, several peculiar things have happened.

27 Dec 2017

England Cricket Team

Ashes 4th Test: Cook's hundred puts England in charge

Starting the Day 2 of the 4th Ashes Test at 244-3, Australia struggled to bat and were bowled out quickly for 327, giving England a chance to get back in the game.

Pressure mounts on England as day 3 draws to close

England look like they are in deep trouble after Alastair Cook was caught out at seven in the fourth over of England's second innings of the Ashes opener at Gabba.

24 Aug 2017

England Cricket Team

Can Cook break Sachin's records?

Former England Captain Alastair Cook is the front runner among currently active players who can break quite a few of Sachin Tendulkar's records.

09 Aug 2017

Hashim Amla

Who are the best batsmen of this generation?

In this era of cricket, it is extremely hard to point out the best cricketer in the world, let alone the best batsman.

Do you know these amazing cricket records?

Cricket has been in existence for more than 170 years. And in this period, various peculiar things have happened.

24 Jun 2017


These top cricketers never played in a World Cup!

Over the years, we have seen many cricketers make a number of records.

13 Feb 2017

Virat Kohli

Joe Root replaces Cook as England's Test captain

Joe Root is appointed as England's new Test captain. He succeeds Alastair Cook who stepped down recently after the team's disappointing performance against India.