England’s Alastair Cook Announces his Retirement from International Cricket

Alastair Cook

England’s Former captain Alastair Cook has announced his retirement from International Cricket. England’s Former captain Alastair Cook has recorded his name in the category of the highest run-scorers in Test matches. After the last match of the ongoing series against India, the former Captain Alastair Cook will say goodbye to cricket.

Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook had stepped into the game against India in March 2006 and will once again play his last match against India. Former England captain Alastair Cook has made 15519 runs for England in International Cricket, in which he has scored 12 thousand 254 runs in 289 innings of 160 Tests for England so far, which includes 32 centuries and 56 half-centuries.

The final match between India and England will be played at The Oval from September 7; the match will be the 161th match of the 33-year-old Cook’s Test career. Cook, who started his career in 2006 against India, had scored the best 294 in Birmingham against the same team in 2011.

Batting Career Summary


Bowling Career Summary

Former Captain Cook’s performance in the current series is not good, in which he has scored just 109 runs in seven innings of four Tests. After his performance, he had to face criticism for his place in the Test team.

Former Captain Alastair Cook is currently in sixth place in the list of batsmen who scored the most runs in Test cricket. He is followed by Sachin Tendulkar [15,921], Ricky Ponting [13,378], Jacques Kallis [13,289], Rahul Dravid [13,288] and Kumar Sangakara (12,400). Cook has scored 32 hundreds in test cricket.

Cook captained England in 59 Test matches In England, it won 24 Test matches. After Michael Vaughan, Alastair Cook was England’s most successful captain.

In the statement released by the ECB, Former Captain Cook said, “After a lot of thinking over the last few months, I have made a mind to say goodbye to international cricket after the last series of the series against India. This is a day of sadness to me. But I am doing this with a big smile on my face because I know that I have given everything to this game, never imagined that I could achieve something like this. Received and such a long time playing with some great players. “

Alastair Cook will miss the Dressing Room Environment

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England’s Former captain Alastair Cook said he would be among the lowest dressing room environments. He said, “The most difficult thing to do with the decision is that I will not be able to share the dressing room again with teammates, but I know that this is the right time.

From playing cricket in the garden as a child, I have loved this game throughout my life. I cannot say how much to wear England’s jersey is so special for me. I know that this is the time when next generation young cricketers should be given the opportunity to entertain and feel proud of representing the country. “

Test Series win 2-1 in India in 2012

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As a batter in this Test, Cook did not have the same technique as David Gower, nor did Kevin Peterson’s shot, but with the incredible concentration and ability to score runs, he was included in the list of batsmen, who scored the most runs in this game. The biggest success of his career as captain was to win the 2-1 Test series in India in 2012.

He used the spin duo of Graeme Swann and Monty Panesar in this series in a great way. Not only captains, Cook has also scored three hundreds in this Test series as a batsman. Former Captain Alastair Cook scored 176 runs in Motera, 122 in Mumbai and 190 runs in Kolkata.

Former Captain Thanked the Former Captain

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Former captain Graham Gooch, who played a key role in grooming Alastair Cook’s career, thanked Cook, who represented Essex cricket. Former captain Cook said, “At the age of seven, I stood up to take his autograph out of Essex County Cricket Club and I was lucky that after some years he became my mentor and his role in the first round of my career was important doing.’

However, former captain Cook said he would also be associated with Essex as captain for the upcoming season.

Cricket Showcases Passionate on Social Media by Retiring Cook

alastair cook with fans

After this announcement of former England’s captain Alastair Cook, he is getting good luck from all over the world. The latest name in this series is former Pakistan great all-rounder Shahid Afridi, who has greeted Alastair Cook through a special message.

Along with announcing the retirement of 33-year-old Alastair Cook, the cricket world was also emotional. And these were clearly visible on social media messages. Former Pakistan great Shahid Afridi also gave the same message. He wrote in his tweets, “A great player who proved to be the best ambassador of the game. You really are great player of this game. Best wishes for your life after cricket. Believe it will be very less pressure now. ‘

Recently, Cook was surprised when he passed the Yo-Yo Test before the series against India. Alastair Cook passed this test with the highest score, not only did the young England players also got lost in the game here, but in the first four matches of the Test match played against India Cook could not take advantage of the opportunity, And he could not even make a half-century with his bat, after which

The former captain Cook decided to retreat himself. He will play his farewell match against India through the final test.

Former Captain Alec Stewart’s big statement after Cook’s Retirement Announcement

alastair cook with Alec Stewart

Former England captain Alec Stewart believes that if a player can replace Alastair Cook at the current time, then he is Rory Burns. Rory Burns plays county cricket on behalf of Surrey and Alec Stewart is the team’s director.

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Stewart said during a conversation with Skye Sports News, “You may feel like we are connected with Surrey, so I’m taking Rory Burns ‘name, but Burns’ record gives testimony to his credentials. Rory Burns is making more than 1,000 runs in domestic cricket for five consecutive seasons. In such a situation, he deserves to replace a big batsman like Alastair Cook. “

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