Alastair Cook

Born: December 25, 1984 (age 30)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Gloucester, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Opening batsman
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NSW Blues Head Coach Trevor Bayliss speaks to media during a NSW Blues Sheffield Shield Nets Session at Sydney Cricket Ground on December 8, 2014
Trevor Bayliss named England head coach
The England and Wales Cricket Board confirms that Trevor Bayliss has been appointed England's new head coach.
13:04
Ben Stokes and Alastair Cook having a laugh after winning the First Test with New Zealand on May 25, 2015
Alastair Cook praises England's team spirit after beating New Zealand
England captain Alastair Cook hails the team spirit within the camp following his side's 124-run victory over New Zealand at Lord's.
May 26, 06:11
Ben 'Mr' Stokes celebrates dismissing New Zealand's Brendon McCullum during day five of the First Test on May 25, 2015
Result: England earn dramatic win over New Zealand
England earn a 124-run victory over New Zealand in the first Test at Lord's.
May 25, 18:11
An assortment of England teammates celebrate as they take firm control on day five of the First Test with New Zealand on May 25, 2015
England put pressure on New Zealand
New Zealand are reduced to 21-3 at lunch as they chase down a score of 345 against England on the final day of the first Test at Lord's.
May 25, 13:09
A triumphant Alastair Cook smiles to the crowd after reaching 150 on the fourth day of the First Test between England and New Zealand on May 24, 2015
Michael Vaughan praises in-form captain Alastair Cook ahead of Ashes series
Michael Vaughan hails the form of Alastair Cook ahead of the Australia's visit this summer.
May 25, 05:51
A triumphant Alastair Cook smiles to the crowd after reaching 150 on the fourth day of the First Test between England and New Zealand on May 24, 2015
Mike Atherton: 'Alastair Cook scored a brilliant hundred'
Alastair Cook scored one of the best centuries of his career against New Zealand yesterday, says ex-England player Mike Atherton.
May 25, 03:09
Englands Ben Stokes celebrates reaching his century during play on the fourth day of the first cricket Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London on May 24, 2015
Ben Stokes, Alastair Cook star as England lead New Zealand by 295 runs
England lead New Zealand by 295 runs heading into day five of the first Test at Lord's, courtesy of fine performances from Ben Stokes and Alastair Cook.
May 24, 23:25
Matt Henry of New Zealand successfully appeals for the wicket of England captain Alastair Cook during day one of 1st Investec Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's Cricket Ground on May 21, 2015
Alastair Cook hits a century as England lead New Zealand by 127 at tea
England take a lead of 127 runs on the fourth day of the first Test against New Zealand thanks in part to a second-innings century from captain Alastair Cook.
May 24, 15:40
England's cricket team captain Alastair Cook reacts after scoring his half-century (50 runs) during the first day of the final match of a three-match Test series between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval Stadium in Bridgetown on May 1, 2015
Half-centuries for Alastair Cook, Joe Root
Alastair Cook and Joe Root complete half-centuries to put England 41 runs ahead at lunch on day four of the first Test against New Zealand.
May 24, 13:09
Stuart Broad celebrates taking the wicket of Ross Taylor on day three of the First Test between England and New Zealand on May 23, 2015
Ian Smith impressed by battling England against New Zealand
England have a lof of work to do if they are going to avoid defeat against New Zealand in the first Test at Lord's, according to former Kiwi international Ian Smith.
May 23, 20:39
Stuart Broad celebrates taking the wicket of Ross Taylor on day three of the First Test between England and New Zealand on May 23, 2015
New Zealand in charge at Lord's at the end of day three
Alastair Cook and Ian Bell dig in at the end of day three as England finish on 74-2, still 60 runs adrift of New Zealand's first-innings total at Lord's.
May 23, 19:34
England huddle on day two of the First Test with New Zealand on May 22, 2015
Bob Willis: 'England have to take early wickets'
Bob Willis is adamant that England have to take early wickets against New Zealand on the third day of the first Test at Lord's.
May 23, 05:15
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Martin Guptill, Tom Latham lead New Zealand reply
New Zealand reach lunch on day two of the first Test on 44-0 after dismissing England for 389 at Lord's.
May 22, 13:04
Joe Root and Ben Stokes in action for England on day one of the first Test with New Zealand on May 21, 2015
Joe Root, Ben Stokes lead England revival
England close play on day one of the first Test against New Zealand on 354-7, following a stirring comeback at Lord's.
May 21, 18:34
Joe Root of England celebrates reaching his century during day three of the 2nd Test match between West Indies and England at the National Cricket Stadium in St George's on April 23, 2015
England show strong signs of recovery
England find themselves on 219-5 at tea on day one of their opening Test of the summer against New Zealand at Lord's.
May 21, 16:08
England's Alastair Cook walks off the field after losing his wicket during day 5 of the 3rd Ashes Test on August 5, 2013
England lose four wickets as New Zealand dominate start of first Test at Lord's
England's batsmen unravel as four wickets fall in the morning session against New Zealand, but Joe Root leads the recovery to reach 113-4 at lunch on day one.
May 21, 13:03
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Alastair Cook denies Kevin Pietersen ultimatum
England Test captain Alastair Cook denies reports that he issued the ECB with an ultimatum over the potential return of Kevin Pietersen to the team.
May 20, 14:45
Mark Wood of Durham celebrates after taking the wicket of Jamie Overton of Somerset, his fifth of the match during day two of the LV County Championship Division One match between Somerset and Durham at The County Ground on May 20, 2014
Uncapped Adam Lyth, Mark Wood included in England squad
Uncapped Adam Lyth and Mark Wood are included in England's squad for the Test series against New Zealand later this month.
May 14, 15:14
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Jason Gillespie has doubts over England job due to Kevin Pietersen saga?
Jason Gillespie is reportedly concerned that he will not have much power as England head coach following Andrew Strauss's decision to snub Kevin Pietersen.
May 14, 06:28
England's cricket team captain Alastair Cook reacts after scoring his half-century (50 runs) during the first day of the final match of a three-match Test series between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval Stadium in Bridgetown on May 1, 2015
Report: Alastair Cook threatened to quit over Kevin Pietersen saga
Alastair Cook threatened to walk away from England before Kevin Pietersen was told he would not be selected, according to reports.
May 14, 02:38
Joe Root of England celebrates reaching his century during day three of the 2nd Test match between West Indies and England at the National Cricket Stadium in St George's on April 23, 2015
Joe Root new Test vice-captain
Yorkshire batsman Joe Root replaces Ian Bell as the vice-captain of the England Test team.
May 12, 11:25
England's cricket team captain Alastair Cook reacts after scoring his half-century (50 runs) during the first day of the final match of a three-match Test series between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval Stadium in Bridgetown on May 1, 2015
Andrew Strauss issues Alastair Cook backing
New England director of cricket Andrew Strauss says that captain Alastair Cook has his full backing.
May 12, 11:23
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Andrew Strauss: Five immediate tasks
Sports Mole picks out five situations that England's new director of cricket Andrew Strauss needs to address quickly.
May 11, 11:18
Adam Lyth of Yorkshire with the Reg Hayter Cup for the PCA Player of the Year during the PCA Awards dinner at The Old Billingsgate on October 1, 2014
Matthew Hoggard: 'Adam Lyth could find it difficult against New Zealand'
Matthew Hoggard believes that Adam Lyth will face a "tough baptism" if he is picked to play against New Zealand.
May 6, 02:37
England's cricket team captain Alastair Cook reacts after scoring his half-century (50 runs) during the first day of the final match of a three-match Test series between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval Stadium in Bridgetown on May 1, 2015
Geoffrey Boycott hits out at 'disrespectful' Alastair Cook
England skipper Alastair Cook is not a great England captain, says Geoffrey Boycott.
May 5, 04:03
Alastair Cook of England speaks to the media during a press conference at the end of day five of the Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 9, 2013
Alastair Cook: Playing with Jonathan Trott "an absolute honour"
England captain Alastair Cook says that it was "an absolute honour" to play alongside the retiring Jonathan Trott during his Test career.
May 4, 20:48
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Geoffrey Boycott suggests Andrew Strauss would be wrong for ECB role
Geoffrey Boycott suggests that former England captain Andrew Strauss would be the wrong choice for the new ECB director of cricket role.
May 4, 14:16
England's cricket team captain Alastair Cook reacts after scoring his half-century (50 runs) during the first day of the final match of a three-match Test series between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval Stadium in Bridgetown on May 1, 2015
Alastair Cook backs England coach Peter Moores amid 'inquiry' threat
England captain Alastair Cook is confident that head coach Peter Moores is the right man to lead the team amid threats of an 'inquiry'.
May 4, 06:28
England's James Anderson during day 3 of the 4th Ashes Test at Durham on August 11, 2013
James Anderson praises West Indies duo
England bowler James Anderson praises the performances of West Indies duo Darren Bravo and Jermaine Blackwood to help defeat the Three Lions in the third Test.
May 4, 03:38
England's Alastair Cook walks off the field after losing his wicket during day 5 of the 3rd Ashes Test on August 5, 2013
Alastair Cook disappointed with defeat in third Test
England captain Alastair Cook laments his side's poor performance in the defeat in the third Test against West Indies as their series ended in a 1-1 draw.
May 4, 03:18
West Indies batsmen Kraigg Brathwaite and Darren Bravo confer during day four of the second Test cricket match between the West Indies and England at the Grenada National Stadium in Saint George's on April 24, 2015
Result: West Indies defeat England in third Test in Barbados to draw series
West Indies defeat England by five wickets in the third Test in Barbados to draw their series 1-1 as Darren Bravo scores 82 on the way to victory.
May 3, 22:32
England's Ian Bell leaves the ground following his dismissal during day four of the first Ashes test on November 24, 2013
England rocked by West Indies fightback
England slip to 39-5, a lead of just 107, as the West Indies produce an excellent fightback in the final session on day two of the third Test.
May 2, 22:42
England's cricket team captain Alastair Cook reacts after scoring his half-century (50 runs) during the first day of the final match of a three-match Test series between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval Stadium in Bridgetown on May 1, 2015
England 220 ahead at lunch
England are bowled out for 257, but reduce the West Indies to 37-3 by lunch on day two of the third Test in Barbados.
May 2, 17:35
Moeen Ali of England waits to bat during the tour match between Western Australia 2nd XI and England Performance Programme at James Oval on December 12, 2013
Moeen Ali "felt quite comfortable" batting
England all-rounder Moeen Ali says that he was "comfortable" batting until he was run out in a mix-up with captain Alastair Cook.
May 1, 22:56
England's cricket team captain Alastair Cook reacts after scoring his half-century (50 runs) during the first day of the final match of a three-match Test series between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval Stadium in Bridgetown on May 1, 2015
Alastair Cook ends two-year wait for century
England captain Alastair Cook makes his first Test century in two years as the team reach 240-7 at stumps on day one of the third match against the West Indies.
May 1, 22:21
Alastair Cook of England smashes the ball towards the boundary during Day 1 of the 3rd Investec Test match between England and India at the Ageas Bowl on July 27, 2014
Alastair Cook reaches half-century before tea
England captain Alastair Cook hits a half-century to lead the side to 151-4 on day one of the third Test against the West Indies.
May 1, 19:51
England's Alastair Cook walks off the field after losing his wicket during day 5 of the 3rd Ashes Test on August 5, 2013
England lose three early wickets to reach lunch against West Indies on 71-3
England lose three early wickets before reaching lunch on 71-3 on day one of the third Test against the West Indies in Bridgetown.
May 1, 17:02
Alastair Cook of England speaks at a press conference after defeating Australia during game four of the One Day International series between Australia and England at WACA on January 24, 2014
England win toss, unchanged for third Test match with West Indies
England captain Alastair Cook opts to bat first after winning the toss ahead of the third Test match with West Indies.
May 1, 14:35
Jonathan Trott of England looks on during day one of the 3rd Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Old Trafford Cricket Ground on August 1, 2013
Alastair Cook expects Jonathan Trott to return to form
England captain Alastair Cook is confident that Jonathan Trott can prove his worth by returning to form in the third Test against the West Indies.
May 1, 03:24
English fast bowler James Anderson celebrates after becoming the highest ever English wicket taker with 384 after taking the wicket of West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin on day five of the first cricket Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir
James Anderson revels in breaking England record
England bowler James Anderson reflects on becoming England's leading Test wicket taker.
Apr 28, 03:48