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Virat Kohli lauds Alastair Cook on his retirement, calls him great ambassador for game

The India skipper said Cook's determination reflected in his batting as he scored 147, his 33rd century, in his last Test for England.

published on : 13th September 2018

My final Test script would not have been written better, says Alastair Cook

Cook, who hit a 71 and 147 in the two innings, described James Anderson, who became Test cricket's highest wicket-taking fast bowler, as England's best player of all time.

published on : 12th September 2018

Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul tons not enough as England thrash India by 118 runs in final Test

Once the 204-run sixth wicket stand between Rahul and Pant ended, India tried to hang on for a respectable draw but it was of no avail.

published on : 11th September 2018

England opener Alastair Cook breaks into top five of all-time Test run-scorers

By the time Alastair Cook was done, he had also brought up that century 'is 33rd in Test cricket' before ending on 147.

published on : 11th September 2018

Alastair Cook joins select list of batters scoring hundreds in debut and farewell Tests

The Essex left-handed opener, who is retiring from international cricket after his match, was the first batsman since Mohammad Azharuddin in 2000 to score hundreds in both their first and last Tests.

published on : 11th September 2018

India vs England: Alastair Cook talks of surreal Test cricket exit after dramatic ton at Oval

The veteran did not disappoint the 19,000 spectators at the south London ground, reaching his 33rd century in 161 Tests in bizarre fashion, courtesy of four overthrows.

published on : 11th September 2018

I will thank Bumrah for a while for that overthrow: Alastair Cook on his farewell hundred

Batting at 96, Cook drove Ravindra Jadeja for a single in the cover region. Bumrah aimed hard at stumps and it resulted in giving five runs to the home opener.

published on : 11th September 2018

Thank you chef: Alastair Cook bows out of Test cricket in fairytale fashion

Following a disappointing year, Cook's late flurry has left him with an impressive career average of 45.35.

published on : 11th September 2018

Defeat on cards for India in final Test after Alastair Cook, Joe Root pile on misery

The day certainly belonged to Cook, who scored his 33rd hundred his last appearance to join a select band of players having scored a hundred on debut and final Test.

published on : 10th September 2018

Chef's last supper: Alastair Cook scores a dogged hundred in his final Test knock

Cook said that he had "nothing left in the tank" but what he didn't say was that there was a last ounce present and it was meant for the 'Three Lions'.

published on : 10th September 2018

England reach 243-2 at lunch on Day 4, Cook hits 100 against India in last game

Cook's 181-run third-wicket partnership with his successor as captain, Joe Root, who is unbeaten on 92, has taken England's lead to 283.

published on : 10th September 2018

England reach 114/2 at stumps on Day 3, Alastair Cook unbeaten on 46

Alastair Cook, in his final innings before international retirement, was 46 not out and Joe Root, his successor as England captain, 29 not out.

published on : 9th September 2018

Former opening partner Andrew Strauss lauds Alastair Cook as England's greatest player

Strauss, now the England and Wales Cricket Board director, addressed the England team before handing Cook a cap numbered 161 to mark the final international match of a 12-year international career.

published on : 8th September 2018

Alastair Cook​ fails to get hundred in final Test as India reduce England to 198/7 on Day 1

Former England skipper Alastair Cook top-scored for the hosts with a patient 71 off 190 balls before he was removed by Jasprit Bumrah.

published on : 8th September 2018

Alastair Cook hopes time can mend relationship with England teammate Kevin Pietersen

Cook, who will retire from international cricket after the fifth test against India, said that as captain, he was involved in the decision to sack Pietersen but the final decision was collective.

published on : 7th September 2018
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