Alastair Cook is a left handed batsman and right arm slow bowler who plays for England cricket team. The other teams he has played for are Marylebone Cricket Club, Essex, England Under-19s and Bedfordshire.

From 1st March to 5th March 2006, India and England played in a Test match at Nagpur and this was the debut Test for Cook. In the 1st innings, he batted at the No. 2 position and scored 60 runs in 160 balls. He took 1 catch. In the 2nd innings, he remained unbeaten on 104 after facing 243 balls. The result of this match was a draw. Cook debuted in One day Internationals on 28th June 2006 at Manchester against Sri Lanka. In this match, he faced 38 balls at the No. 2 spot and scored 39 runs. Sri Lanka won this match by 33 runs.

Career Highlights

Team England National Cricket Team England National Cricket Team
Role Batsman
Born 25 Dec 1984
Nationality England England
Team History
England National Cricket Team England 2019 - present
Essex County Cricket Club Essex County 2003 - present
England national women's cricket team England national women's 2006 - 2014
Marylebone Cricket Club Marylebone 2004 - 2007
Essex Cricket Board 2003
Bedfordshire County Cricket Club Bedfordshire County 2002

Cook has appeared in 34 Test matches in which he has scored 2573 runs at a strike rate of 46.29 and batting average of 42.88. 127 was his highest score and he took 33 catches. He hit 1 sixer, 307 boundaries, 14 fifties and 7 centuries. In the 23 One day Internationals that he played, he scored 702 runs with 102 as his highest score. His batting average was 30.52 and strike rate was 68.15. He hit 1 hundred, 3 half centuries, 77 fours and took 7 catches.

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