Alastair Cook

Position: Opening batsman
Team: England
Born: December 25, 1984 (age 29)
Hometown: Gloucester, England
Height: 6'2"
Nationality: English
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
Alastair Cook: 'There are places up for grabs in England team'
03:57
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Alastair Cook, Ian Bell score centuries
15:34
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Alastair Cook: 'England places up for grabs'
Apr 15, 11:49
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Alastair Cook scores 39 on Essex return
Apr 7, 15:19
Ian Bell celebrates his century at Trent Bridge.
Ian Bell eager to help England find top form in summer
Apr 5, 04:11
South Africa's captain Graeme Smith walks off after been dissmised for 9 runs during the second test match between South Africa and Australia at St George's Park, in Port Elizabeth on February 20, 2014
Graeme Smith: 'England have looked stale under Alastair Cook'
Apr 4, 05:42
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 captain Alastair Cook 'celebrates birth of baby daughter'
Apr 3, 13:36
Kevin Pietersen with his wife Jessica Taylor during the Shane Warne's Australia vs Michael Vaughan's England T20 match at Circenster Cricket Club on June 9, 2013
Kevin Pietersen's wife hits back after Alastair Cook describes axe as "brave"
Apr 2, 13:39
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Alastair Cook will reveal Kevin Pietersen omission reasons "soon"
Apr 1, 14:43
Gary Kirsten (Head Coach) during the South African national cricket team squad announcement and kit launch for ICC 2013 Champions Trophy at Sahara Park Newlands on May 02, 2013
Gary Kirsten rejected England due to Kevin Pietersen sacking?
Mar 26, 03:42
Former Australia cricketer Ian Chappell looks on before an Ashes Test on July 09, 2009.
Ian Chappell blasts "ludicrous decision" to drop Kevin Pietersen
Mar 18, 14:19
Former Australia cricketer Ian Chappell looks on before an Ashes Test on July 09, 2009.
Interview: Ian Chappell on Test cricket
Mar 18, 11:29
Former Australia cricketer Ian Chappell looks on before an Ashes Test on July 09, 2009.
Interview: Ian Chappell previews the Twenty20 World Cup
Mar 17, 12:39
Joe Root of England bats during the tour match between University of West Indies Vice Chancellor's XI and England XI at Sir Viv Richards Cricket Ground on February 25, 2014
Stuart Broad impressed by hundred from Joe Root
Feb 28, 03:44
England's Stuart Broad celebrates taking another wicket during the fourth Ashes Test with Australia on August 12, 2013
Stuart Broad not "deeply involved" in Kevin Pietersen's England axe
Feb 21, 09:21
Eoin Morgan in action for England against Australia.
Angus Fraser: 'Eoin Morgan back in Test frame'
Feb 18, 00:40
England's Joe Root plays a shot for a boundary as Australia's wicketkeeper Brad Haddin look on during the day four of the second Ashes cricket Test match against Australia in Adelaide on December 8, 2013
Andrew Gale: 'Joe Root should open batting for England'
Feb 13, 04:42
Kevin Pietersen celebrates his century against New Zealand on March 22, 2008.
Alec Stewart "delighted" with Kevin Pietersen deal
Feb 10, 21:05
England's Kevin Pietersen raise his bat moments after reaching 50 runs during the third day of the third Ashes Test on August 3, 2013
Piers Morgan blasts ECB after statement explaining Kevin Pietersen axe
Feb 10, 09:51
England's Kevin Pietersen raise his bat moments after reaching 50 runs during the third day of the third Ashes Test on August 3, 2013
David Fulton: ECB have "martyred" Kevin Pietersen
Feb 9, 20:28
Kevin Pietersen of England kisses the urn after England won the Ashes during day five of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at the Kia Oval on August 25, 2013
ECB to release Kevin Pietersen statement
Feb 9, 11:45
Kevin Pietersen of England and Brad Haddin of Australia exchange words during day one of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 21, 2013
Andrew Flintoff: 'Kevin Pietersen scapegoat for Ashes failure'
Feb 8, 18:23
England's Kevin Pietersen raise his bat moments after reaching 50 runs during the third day of the third Ashes Test on August 3, 2013
Shane Warne: 'Kevin Pietersen axe is a joke, ECB a shambles'
Feb 5, 10:27
England's Kevin Pietersen raise his bat moments after reaching 50 runs during the third day of the third Ashes Test on August 3, 2013
ECB to discuss Kevin Pietersen's England future with Ashley Giles?
Feb 4, 11:34
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Alastair Cook: 'We should have won'
Jan 26, 12:24
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
Alastair Cook not going on West Indies tour
Jan 26, 12:12
James Faulkner of Australia celebrates the wicket of Jos Buttler of England on September 16, 2013
Result: England end series with dramatic five-run defeat
Jan 26, 11:16
England's bowler Ben Stokes celebrates with teammates Jafter dismissing Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell during the fourth one day international cricket match of the series between Australia and England in Perth on January 24, 2014
Result: England need 218 for victory
Jan 26, 07:03
England's bowler Ben Stokes celebrates with teammates Jafter dismissing Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell during the fourth one day international cricket match of the series between Australia and England in Perth on January 24, 2014
Live Commentary: Australia vs. England: Fifth ODI - as it happened
Jan 26, 02:48
England's bowler Ben Stokes celebrates with teammates Jafter dismissing Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell during the fourth one day international cricket match of the series between Australia and England in Perth on January 24, 2014
Ben Stokes wants extra responsibility
Jan 25, 18:12
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
Alastair Cook defends his team after England beat Australia in ODI
Jan 24, 11:46
England's Jos Buttler in action during 4th Natwest Series One Day International against Australia on September 14, 2013
Result: Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes take England past 300 in fourth one-day international
Jan 24, 07:02
James Faulkner and Clint McKay of Australia celebrate victory after the second game of the One Day International Series between Australia and England at The Gabba on January 17, 2014
Live Commentary: Australia vs. England - Fourth ODI - as it happened
Jan 24, 02:48
England's Kevin Pietersen raise his bat moments after reaching 50 runs during the third day of the third Ashes Test on August 3, 2013
David Saker: 'No rift between England's Kevin Pietersen, Andy Flower'
Jan 22, 11:25
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Alastair Cook hints at one-day international captaincy decision
Jan 19, 11:42
Australia batsman David Warner hits out watched by Jos Buttler during the 2nd NatWest series T20 match between England and Australia at Emirates Durham ICG on August 31, 2013
Result: Australia stroll to ODI series win with seven-wicket thrashing
Jan 19, 10:55
Mitchell Johnson of Australia bowls out Kevin Pietersen of England during day two of the Fourth Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 27, 2013
Result: England set Australia target of 243
Jan 19, 06:47
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: 'It's an emotional England dressing room'
Jan 17, 11:31
Eoin Morgan in action for England against Australia.
Result: Eoin Morgan century gives England hope
Jan 17, 07:11
James Faulkner of Australia celebrates the wicket of Jos Buttler of England on September 16, 2013
Live Commentary: Australia vs. England: Second one-day international - as it happened
Jan 17, 02:55