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Alastair Cook

In an article from our ‘Year in Sport’ pull-out, the talented opener looks ahead to the new County Championship Division One season and reveals his target

Joe Root’s last stand was all that feasibly stood between England and 4-0 Ashes embarrassment as they diced with a landslide innings defeat at the SCG.

Joe Root again failed to convert 50 into a century as he undid his good work late on day one of the final Ashes Test at the SCG.

There was something about the way Alastair Cook celebrated his magnificent double-century in the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne that epitomised his character.

England head coach Trevor Bayliss revealed his side are not under any investigation over allegations of ball-tampering and believes the claims are another example of “Pommie-bashing” in Australia.

Alastair Cook admitted to being “embarrassed” by his Ashes showing before a record-breaking double-century which kept England in control of the fourth Test at the MCG.

Alastair Cook’s record-breaking double-century kept England in control of the fourth Ashes Test at the MCG.

The Ashes: Cook at his best says Broad

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Stuart Broad hopes Alastair Cook can turn his first Ashes century in six years into a major score and help England take complete control of the fourth Test.

The Ashes: Cook century lifts England

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Alastair Cook completed his century in the last over at the MCG as he and Stuart Broad belatedly kickstarted their Ashes campaigns to put Australia under pressure at last.

Dawid Malan’s maiden Test century gave England the advantage on a spicy first day in Perth.

Joe Root took it upon himself to keep English hopes alive as his team tried to complete a remarkable reversal of fortune in the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval.

Re-energised England produced a spirited revival with bat and ball but still trailed badly after three days of the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval.

England at least defied expectations of an instant twilight collapse after Shaun Marsh’s century piled the pressure on them on day two of the second Ashes Test.

It’s the hope that kills you.

The Ashes: England duo impress on day one

Thursday, November 23, 2017

James Vince blunted the much-hyped Australia attack but fell foul of England’s new number one enemy Nathan Lyon just when he was all set to tame the Gabba on a rain-hit day one of the Ashes.

England admit they were below required standards despite remaining in cruise control against a Cricket Australia XI on day three of their final Ashes warm-up match.

For a man who has won so much, even Alastair Cook is amazed at what Essex have done and explains why it’s a special achievement

Ravi Bopara tells Jamie Porter to be ready for an opportunity in Australia after receiving England Lions call-up

Essex’s Alastair Cook and Dawid Malan, of Middlesex, have been named in England’s squad for the winter Ashes tour.

The reality of what Essex have achieved this season will be made flesh later this week when Ryan ten Doeschate holds aloft the Specsavers County Championship trophy in front of the pavilion at Chelmsford.

Cook available for Essex finale

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

England and Essex batsman Alastair Cook will be available for the final two Specsavers County Championship matches of the 2017 season, it has been announced.

It has become one of the most eagerly anticipated days on the club cricket calendar and this Sunday sees the 20th anniversary of Upminster’s first-ever benefit match against an Essex XI.

Essex’s Nick Browne knows there is still a long way to go in their County Championship match with Somerset.

Nick Browne can reel off a series of personal milestones when Essex resume their push for the Specsavers County Championship title over the next four days against Somerset at Chelmsford.

Essex hero Simon Harmer feels his career might well have hit a peak following victory over defending champions Middlesex.

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