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Alastair Cook

IN THE APRIL ISSUE, ON SALE NOW: Derided as a “plodder” but now in ODI overdrive. Andrew Miller on Cook’s rise and rise…

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Simon Hughes: Experience the key one-day ingredient

If you doubt the value of experience in one-day international cricket, just look at England. They depended hugely on Alastair Cook and Kevin Pietersen in their extraordinary 4-0 triumph in the one-day series. Not only had these two played a … Continue reading

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England’s Year in Review

“It might seem a trivial affectation but it was a symbol of togetherness, an indication that this England were comfortable in each other’s company and wanted to share success, which was not always the case in the recent past.” John … Continue reading

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Simon Hughes: Trott is problem more than solution

Jonathan Trott is easily the leading one-day run scorer in the world this calendar year. Only a couple of players are even close to his 1100-plus runs in that format since November last year. And yet he remains as much … Continue reading

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Cook warns against India backlash: Robin Hutchison

Alastair Cook has warned England to expect a backlash from India in next month’s ODI series. Cook recently led the team to a 3-0 victory against their injury-ravaged opponents to cap a successful summer of cricket. But he expects both … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England well set on rainy day, The Oval, day one, close

Indian bowlers struggle again Close: Fourth Test, day one, The Oval Match score: England 75-0 (Strauss 38*, Cook 34*) Session score: Rain Commentators and spectators have had cause to curse the slothful over-rates in this series but today was an … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England make solid start, The Oval, day one, morning

Strauss and Cook set the platform against toothless Indian bowling Lunch: Fourth Test, day one, The Oval Match score: England 75-0 (Strauss 38*, Cook 34*) Session score: England 75-0 England win Even in the nether reaches of the County Championship’s second … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: third Test, Edgbaston, third day, close

Sehwag falls first ball, Cook falls 545th Close: Third Test, day three, Edgbaston Match score: India 35-1 (G Gambhir 14*, R Dravid 18*) and 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 710-7 dec (AN Cook 294, … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: third Test, Edgbaston, day three, tea

Morgan ton, Cook still there, at last some wickets Tea: Third Test, day three, Edgbaston Match score: India 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 646-6 (AN Cook 266*, TT Bresnan 19*, EO Morgan 104, AJ … Continue reading

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