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Alastair Cook: England opener cleared to end season with Essex

Former England Test captain Alastair Cook has been cleared to play for Essex in their final two County Championship games of the summer. It is looking increasingly likely, however, that they will already have clinched the title by then. Cook, 32, scored 667 runs for Essex in seven appearances earlier ...

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England v West Indies: Alastair Cook's 243 puts hosts in control of first Test

First Investec Test, Edgbaston, day two England 514-8 dec: Cook 243, Root 136, Malan 65, Chase 4-113 West Indies 44-1 West Indies trail by 470 runs Scorecard Alastair Cook remorselessly churned out 243 as England tightened their grip on West Indies on day two of the day-night Test at Edgbaston. ...

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England v West Indies: Alastair Cook & Joe Root hit centuries in UK's first day-night Test

First Investec Test, Edgbaston, day one England 348-3: Cook 153*, Root 136 West Indies: Yet to bat Scorecard Alastair Cook and Joe Root hit centuries as England dominated West Indies on the first day of the inaugural day-night Test in the UK. Cook batted through the day for his unbeaten ...

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England v South Africa: Alastair Cook must play Michael Atherton innings

Alastair Cook must emulate a legendary innings by Michael Atherton if England are to save the second Test against South Africa, says Michael Vaughan. England were set 474 to win at Trent Bridge with two days of the match left. Atherton batted 10 hours 43 minutes for 185 not out ...

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Joe Root's low-key approach to England captaincy will succeed, says Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook has backed the “low-key” approach adopted by Joe Root, his successor as England Test captain. Root led England to a 211-run win over South Africa at Lord’s in his first Test match as captain since succeeding Cook, who resigned in February after a record 59 Tests in charge. ...

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Alastair Cook is 'loving' life without Test captaincy – Trevor Bayliss

Media playback is not supported on this device Opener Alastair Cook is “loving” life without the England Test captaincy, says head coach Trevor Bayliss. Cook, 32, resigned in February and in his first match under replacement Joe Root made 69 as England defeated South Africa by 211 runs at Lord’s. ...

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