Alastair Cook    Getty Images
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Alastair Cook became the ninth English batsmen to carry his bat, also registering the highest score while doing so. Cook’s 244* is also the highest score by an overseas batsman at Melbourne Cricket Ground, surpassing Viv Richards’ 208 in 1984.

Here’s a full list of the players who carried their bats.

Batsmen Runs Team Total Innings Team Opposition Ground
AB Tancred 26* 47 2 South Africa v England Cape Town
JE Barrett 67* 176 3 Australia v England Lord’s
R Abel 132* 307 2 England v Australia Sydney
P Warner 132* 237 3 England v South Africa Johannesburg
W Armstrong 159* 309 3 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg
JW Zulch 43* 103 2 South Africa v England Cape Town
W Bardsley 193* 383 1 Australia v England Lord’s
B Woodfull 30* 66 4 Australia v England Brisbane
B Woodfull 73* 193 4 Australia v England Adelaide
WA Brown 206* 422 2 Australia v England Lord’s
L Hutton 202* 344 2 England v West Indies The Oval
L Hutton 156* 272 2 England v Australia Adelaide
Nazar Mohammad 124* 331 2 Pakistan v India Lucknow
FMM Worrell 191* 372 2 West Indies v England Nottingham
TL Goddard 56* 99 3 South Africa v Australia Cape Town
DJ McGlew 127* 292 1 South Africa v New Zealand Durban
CC Hunte 60* 131 3 West Indies v Australia Port of Spain
Glenn Turner 43* 131 4 New Zealand v England Lord’s
Bill Lawry 49* 107 3 Australia v India Delhi
Bill Lawry 60* 116 4 Australia v England Sydney
Glenn Turner 223* 386 2 New Zealand v West Indies Kingston
IR Redpath 159* 346 3 Australia v New Zealand Auckland
G Boycott 99* 215 4 England v Australia Perth
SM Gavaskar 127* 286 3 India v Pakistan Faisalabad
Mudassar Nazar 152* 323 1 Pakistan v India Lahore
S Wettimuny 63* 144 2 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch
DC Boon 58* 103 3 Australia v New Zealand Auckland
D Haynes 88* 211 3 West Indies v Pakistan Karachi
G Gooch 154* 252 3 England v West Indies Leeds
D Haynes 75* 176 2 West Indies v England The Oval
A Stewart 69* 175 3 England v Pakistan Lord’s
D Haynes 143* 382 3 West Indies v Pakistan Port of Spain
MH Dekker 68* 187 4 Zimbabwe v Pakistan Rawalpindi
M Atherton 94* 228 2 England v New Zealand Christchurch
G Kirsten 100* 239 1 South Africa v Pakistan Faisalabad
M Taylor 169* 350 2 Australia v South Africa Adelaide
G Flower 156* 321 1 Zimbabwe v Pakistan Bulawayo
Saeed Anwar 188* 316 3 Pakistan v India Kolkata
M Atapattu 216* 428 2 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Bulawayo
R Arnold 104* 231 2 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare
Javed Omar 85* 168 3 Bangladesh v Zimbabwe Bulawayo
V Sehwag 201* 329 1 India v Sri Lanka Galle
S Katich 131* 268 3 Australia v New Zealand Brisbane
C Gayle 165* 317 3 West Indies v Australia Adelaide
Imran Farhat 117* 223 1 Pakistan v New Zealand Napier
R Dravid 146* 300 2 India v England The Oval
T Mawoyo 163* 412 1 Zimbabwe v Pakistan Bulawayo
D Warner 123* 233 4 Australia v New Zealand Hobart
C Pujara 145* 312 1 India v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC)
D Elgar 118* 214 2 South Africa v England Durban
K Brathwaite 142* 337 2 West Indies v Pakistan Sharjah
Alastair Cook 244* 491 1 England v Australia Melbourne

This is Cook s second hundred in The Ashes. He had scored 235* at Brisbane in 2010. His highest is 294 against India at Birmingham.

Cook is also the first to score double hundreds in five grounds in two overseas nations India and Australia.