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Alastair Cook

England’s top three ‘ugliest’ in the world: Swann

England spinner Graeme Swann has no doubt about the batting prowess of his teammates Andrew Strauss, Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott but he wouldn't pay to watch them as he considers them the 'ugliest' top-three in the world.

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England’s report card for 2nd Test: Cook tops the class

Alastair Cooks tops, gaining nine out of the maximum ten.

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One Alastair Cook spoils too many opposition broths

Despite being a modern-day run machine, Cook is not spoken of as an elite batsman.

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Dilshan injury worries Sri Lanka ahead of final Test

By Julian Guyer

 

No sooner had Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan been named man-of-the-match in the drawn second Test against England at Lord's here on Tuesday he was doubting his prospects of playing in the series climax.

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Sri Lanka ensure draw at Lord’s after Cook ton

Alastair Cook scored his third century in four Test innings but England had to settle for a draw in the second match of their series against Sri Lanka at Lord's here on Tuesday.

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Gritty England have proved that they are the new Australia

The first day of the ongoing Test at Lord’s provided another example of England’s resolve.

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Cook misses century as England fightback

By Julian Guyer

 

Alastair Cook fell short of a third Test hundred in as many innings but still helped England recover from an early collapse on the first day of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's. Cook's 96 was the centrepiece of England's 342 for six at stumps here on Friday after Sri Lanka won the toss.

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Lord’s Test: Imperious England target series win against Sri Lanka

England registered a dramatic win by an innings and 14 runs in the first Test at Cardiff.

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I just did things my own way: Trott

By Julian Guyer

 

England's Jonathan Trott insisted there was no great secret to his success after piling up a double hundred against Sri Lanka in the first Test at Sophia Gardens here on Sunday.

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Cook, Trott centuries lift England

By Julian Guyer

 

Cook was 129 not out and Trott 125 not out as England closed on 287 for two in reply to Sri Lanka's first innings 400, a deficit of 113, at stumps on the third day at Sophia Gardens.

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