Tag Archives: alastair cook

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

Cook’s double – and he’s not done Lunch: Third Test, day three, Edgbaston Match score: India 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 503-3 (AN Cook 206*, EO Morgan 66*, AJ Strauss 87, KP Pietersen 63) … Continue reading

Posted in England, England home, India, International | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

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

Cook continues to make a big daddy; India buried Close: Third Test, day two, Edgbaston Match score: India 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 456-3 (AN Cook 182*, EO Morgan 44*, AJ Strauss 87, KP … Continue reading

Posted in England, England home, India, International | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Eng v Ind live: third Test, Edgbaston, evening

England take a professional hold of the match Close: Third Test, day one, Edgbaston Match score: India 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 84-0 (AJ Strauss 52*, AN Cook 27*) Full scorecard Session score: India … Continue reading

Posted in England, England home, International | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Marcus Trescothick: KP and Trott must swap one-day positions

Kevin Pietersen must bat at three in England’s one-day line-up when we take on India in a potentially thrilling series of 50-over games in September. Jonathan Trott showed just how good he is at knocking the ball around in the … Continue reading

Posted in England, England home, Featured Articles, Marcus Trescothick, Opinion, OpinionAlerts | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Jonathan Agnew: Cook shows folly of pre-judging class players

Alastair Cook will want nothing less than to win his first series in charge as England’s official one-day international captain but so far, with the bat in his hand especially, he has made a terrific start to his leadership reign. … Continue reading

Posted in Alastair Cook, England, England home, Featured Articles, Jonathan Agnew, Opinion, OpinionAlerts | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Cook on centuries, sickness and dropped catches

“My first hundred was for London Schools under-13s when I was 12. I hit 120 not out. It wasn’t a particularly classy knock but it felt good at the time.” In the latest issue of The Cricketer, Alastair Cook talks … Continue reading

Posted in Features, Magazine, Magazine teaser | Tagged | Comments Off

Bell welcomes appointment of captaincy trio

Ian Bell has welcomed the appointment of England’s new captaincy trio as “an exciting approach”. Andrew Strauss will remain captain of the Test team but has handed over the reins of the one-day side to Alastair Cook. But Cook is … Continue reading

Posted in County cricket, England, Featured Articles, Ian Bell, Paul Bolton, Warwickshire | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Mickleburgh springs into top form for Essex

There must be something special about April batting conditions that appeals to Essex batsman Jaik Mickleburgh. Last year, he scored his maiden first-class century when taking 174 off the Durham attack at Riverside. That was on April 15, and twelve months … Continue reading

Posted in County cricket, Essex, Paul Hiscock | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Essex the focus for now as Cook eyes ODI place

England Ashes star Alastair Cook admits that winning back his place in the international one-day side is high on agenda as he starts the new domestic season committed once again to the County Championship second division cause of his county, … Continue reading

Posted in Alastair Cook, County cricket, England, Essex, LVCC2, Paul Hiscock | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

More runs for Cook in the Caribbean

England opener Alastair Cook helped himself to another half-century as Essex and Warwickshire played out a predictable draw in a two-day pre-season fixture at the Windward Club in Barbados. Cook, who has been in good form since arriving in the … Continue reading

Posted in Alastair Cook, Essex, Northamptonshire, Paul Bolton, Worcestershire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off