Alastair Cook

England will fancy their chances against India if the ball moves around: Alastair Cook

Speaking about the WTC final against New Zealand, Cook observed that India "got a bit ahead of themselves" by choosing two spinners over an extra seamer despite overcast conditions.

published on : 1st July 2021

Alastair Cook says England have been chasing their tail due to new rotation policy

The new rest-and-rotate policy in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has seen many of England's top players being left out of the squad in the last eight Tests.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Michael Vaughan, Alastair Cook​ put New Zealand ahead in Word Test Championship title clash against India

While that may sound good to go, India had smashed England to smithereens at home despite losing the first Test.

published on : 17th June 2021

Michael Vaughan, Alastair Cook predict NZ victory in WTC final against India

The two sides are set to lock horns in the marquee clash starting Friday in Southampton.

published on : 17th June 2021

Cook fears England batsmen 'can't handle Test cricket' after New Zealand loss

New Zealand won a two-match contest 1-0, taking just 11 overs and 52 minutes' playing time on the fourth day to complete a convincing eight-wicket win in the second Test.

published on : 14th June 2021

Alastair Cook hits fifty in final Test as England start solidly against India

Cook, who walked out to a guard of honour from the India team, was soon into his stride with two trademark boundaries off successive balls from fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah.

published on : 7th September 2018

Beating India 4-1 would be a strong statement, perfect send off for Alastair Cook: Joe Root

Root said that Cook had informed him of his retirement decision in Southampton, and that this wouldn't be a distraction ahead of or during the fifth Test.

published on : 7th September 2018

Jasprit Bumrah strikes twice as England struggle to reach 57 vs India at lunch on Day 1 of fourth Test

Bumrah was handed the new ball and he posed problems to the English batsmen from the very beginning.

published on : 30th August 2018

England skipper Joe Root defends veterans Alastair Cook and Stuart Broad after Ashes loss

Joe Root defended his underperforming senior players after his team meekly handed back the Ashes to Australia in Perth.

published on : 18th December 2017

Good signs for Australia with England's Joe Root, Alastair Cook in check: Mitchell Starc

The Australians are sailing to apparent victory in the first Test, just 56 runs away and with 10 wickets in hand, after restricting skipper Root to a second-innings half-century.

published on : 26th November 2017

Key Ashes players for England

Here is an examination of four key England players for the five-Test Ashes series against Australia, which starts in Brisbane.

published on : 21st November 2017

England all-rounder Ben Stokes puts Ashes worries aside to wed

England all-rounder Ben Stokes, 26, was arrested following a disturbance outside a nightclub late last month.

published on : 14th October 2017

England batsmen Alastair Cook and Joe Root give West Indies hard day's night

Alastair Cook and captain Joe Root both scored hundreds as England dominated the West Indies at Edgbaston.

published on : 18th August 2017

Joe Root hails Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali after first Test win as England skipper

Root praised the parts played by predecessor Alastair Cook and all-rounder Moeen Ali after his first Test win as skipper.

published on : 10th July 2017

Joe Root hits a ton against South Africa in first Test as captain

Joe Root marked his first innings as England captain with a superb 184 not out against South Africa at Lord's on Thursday.

published on : 6th July 2017