Alastair Cook

Born: December 25, 1984 (age 30)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Gloucester, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Opening batsman
Team: England
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Englands James Anderson celebrates taking the wicket of Indias Murali Vijay for 2 runs on the third day of the fifth cricket Test match between England and India at The Oval cricket ground in London on August 17, 2014
James Anderson: 'England comeback couldn't have gone much better'
James Anderson reveals his joy at coming through England's Tri-series meeting with India unscathed following his return from injury.
Jan 21, 07:47
:England cricketer Eoin Morgan plays a shot during the fourth One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on December 7, 2014
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan: 'No return for Kevin Pietersen'
Eoin Morgan says that Kevin Pietersen will not be returning to the England one-day fold, despite the batsman stating that the skipper would "love" to have him back.
Jan 15, 09:27
:England cricketer Eoin Morgan plays a shot during the fourth One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on December 7, 2014
Eoin Morgan promises "back to the basics" England captaincy
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan says that he will take the captaincy "back to the basics" for the upcoming World Cup after replacing Alastair Cook.
Jan 11, 10:50
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Peter Moores "comfortable" with Alastair Cook captaincy decision
England coach Peter Moores insists that it was the right decision to strip Alastair Cook of the ODI captaincy so close to the World Cup.
Jan 6, 11:40
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
On this day: Jonathan Trott tortures Australia in Melbourne
On this day four years ago, Jonathan Trott scored an unbeaten 141 to help England on their way to a victory which would clinch the 2010-11 Ashes series with Australia.
Dec 27, 10:10
England's Alastair Cook walks off after being stumped off the bowling of India's Ambati Rayudu during the third one-day international cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 30, 2014
Steve Harmison blasts ECB over Alastair Cook decision
Steve Harmison labels ECB chief executive Paul Downton "ridiculous" after the sacking of Alastair Cook as England one-day captain.
Dec 21, 19:14
England's Kevin Pietersen leaves the pitch after losing his wicket for 6 runs during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between England and Australia at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, central England on September 11, 2013
Matthew Hayden: Kevin Pietersen's World Cup exclusion "ludicrous"
Former Australia opener Matthew Hayden describes Kevin Pietersen's omission from England's 2015 World Cup squad as "ludicrous" and "crazy".
Dec 21, 11:55
:England cricketer Eoin Morgan plays a shot during the fourth One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on December 7, 2014
In Profile: Eoin Morgan
Sports Mole profiles newly-appointed England one-day captain Eoin Morgan.
Dec 21, 10:55
:England cricketer Eoin Morgan plays a shot during the fourth One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on December 7, 2014
Ravi Bopara: Eoin Morgan "perfect" man to lead England
Ravi Bopara believes that Eoin Morgan is a "natural" leader and the right man to captain England at the World Cup following his appointment as Alastair Cook's successor.
Dec 21, 10:14
Ben Stokes of England in action during a net session ahead of the third NatWest One Day International Series match between England and Australia at Edgbaston on September 10, 2013
James Whittaker: Ben Stokes 'too inconsistent for World Cup'
National selector James Whittaker admits that inconsistency is hampering Ben Stokes after the Durham all-rounder was left out of England's World Cup squad.
Dec 20, 20:14
Gary Ballance of England hits out during the 1st Royal London One Day International match between England and Sri Lanka at The Kia Oval on May 22, 2014
James Whittaker: "World-class" Gary Ballance a "fantastic option"
National selector James Whittaker expects the "world class" Gary Ballance to give England a "fantastic option" at the 2015 World Cup after his recall to the ODI squad.
Dec 20, 18:58
Notts batsman James Taylor plays a shot against Warwickshire on July 17, 2013
James Taylor, Gary Ballance in England one-day international World Cup squad
James Taylor and Gary Ballance are named in England's squad for the 2015 World Cup.
Dec 20, 11:05
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 "gutted" after removal as England's one-day captain
Alastair Cook reveals that he is "gutted" after his removal as England's one-day international captain.
Dec 20, 10:59
England's Alastair Cook walks off after being stumped off the bowling of India's Ambati Rayudu during the third one-day international cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 30, 2014
Michael Atherton: 'England have made a bold move to remove Alastair Cook'
Michael Atherton believes that England have a made bold move to relieve Alastair Cook of the one-day captaincy ahead of the World Cup.
Dec 19, 20:26
England's Alastair Cook walks off after being stumped off the bowling of India's Ambati Rayudu during the third one-day international cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 30, 2014
Nasser Hussain: 'Alastair Cook could not continue as captain'
Nasser Hussain feels that Alastair Cook could not continue in his role as England one-day captain due to the team's and his struggles in 2014.
Dec 19, 20:11
England's Alastair Cook walks off after being stumped off the bowling of India's Ambati Rayudu during the third one-day international cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 30, 2014
Alastair Cook removed as England one-day captain, replaced by Eoin Morgan
Alastair Cook is removed as England's one-day captain with less than two months to go before the World Cup, leaving Eoin Morgan to take on the role of skipper.
Dec 19, 16:58
England's Alastair Cook walks off after being stumped off the bowling of India's Ambati Rayudu during the third one-day international cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 30, 2014
Nasser Hussain: 'Not too late to drop Alastair Cook before the World Cup'
Cricket commentator Nasser Hussain says that there is still time for England to drop skipper Alastair Cook before the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup.
Dec 18, 16:49
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Sir Ian Botham: 'Alastair Cook should step aside from one-day team'
Sir Ian Botham urges England captain Alastair Cook to step down from the ODI setup.
Dec 17, 12:01
England's Alastair Cook walks off after being stumped off the bowling of India's Ambati Rayudu during the third one-day international cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 30, 2014
Alastair Cook defiant over England one-day international captaincy
Alastair Cook insists that he is the right man to captain England at the 2015 World Cup despite seeing the team end their series with Sri Lanka with a defeat.
Dec 16, 18:21
Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan plays a shot during the third and final Twenty20 cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the Suriyawewa Mahinda Rajapakse International Cricket Stadium in the southern district of Hambantota on August 6,
Result: England end one-day international series against Sri Lanka with defeat
England lose the seventh and final ODI against Sri Lanka by 87 runs, leaving the Lions to claim the series by a 5-2 scoreline.
Dec 16, 16:27
England batsman Alex Hales leaves the field after his 94 during the 2nd NatWest series T20 match between England and Australia at Emirates Durham on August 31, 2013
England make two changes for final ODI against Sri Lanka
England make two changes for their seventh ODI against Sri Lanka, with Alex Hales and Harry Gurney coming in for Ravi Bopara and Steven Finn.
Dec 16, 08:42
England's Alastair Cook walks off after being stumped off the bowling of India's Ambati Rayudu during the third one-day international cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 30, 2014
ECB's Paul Downton expects Alastair Cook to captain England at World Cup
ECB managing director Paul Downton says that one-day England captain Alastair Cook is "horribly out of form", but expects him to captain the side at the World Cup.
Dec 16, 08:19
Sri Lanka cricketer Kumar Sangakkara leaps into the air as he celebrates the victory during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket final match between India and Sri lanka at The Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on April 6, 2014
Kumar Sangakkara fined for dissent in win over England
Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara is fined by the International Cricket Council for showing dissent in Saturday's win over England.
Dec 14, 19:22
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: 'I'm the man to captain England at the World Cup'
Alastair Cook remains insistent that he is the right man to captain England at the World Cup despite overseeing a fourth straight ODI series defeat.
Dec 13, 20:25
England's Alastair Cook walks off after being stumped off the bowling of India's Ambati Rayudu during the third one-day international cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 30, 2014
Peter Moores: 'Alastair Cook captaincy under review'
England coach Peter Moores refuses to confirm Alastair Cook's position as captain for the World Cup following a fourth straight series defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka.
Dec 13, 20:00
England's Alastair Cook walks off after being stumped off the bowling of India's Ambati Rayudu during the third one-day international cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 30, 2014
Bob Willis: 'ECB yet to make Alastair Cook decision'
Former England bowler Bob Willis says that the ECB has a big decision to make over the future of England captain Alastair Cook.
Dec 13, 18:02
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
Sir Ian Botham: 'Alastair Cook can't play in World Cup on current form'
Sir Ian Botham doesn't believe that England captain Alastair Cook should play for England at next year's World Cup based on current form and feels that his captaincy isn't secure.
Dec 13, 17:49
England's Alastair Cook walks off after being stumped off the bowling of India's Ambati Rayudu during the third one-day international cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 30, 2014
Alastair Cook: England performance "hard to take"
England captain Alastair Cook says that the team's performance in their 90-run defeat to Sri Lanka is "hard to take".
Dec 13, 12:09
Sri Lankan cricketer Suranga Lakmal celebrates with teammates the dismissal of England cricketer Eoin Morgan during the sixth One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele on De
Result: England suffer one-day international series defeat to Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka beat England by 90 runs in Pallekele to claim an ODI series win.
Dec 13, 11:49
Sri Lanka cricketer Kumar Sangakkara leaps into the air as he celebrates the victory during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket final match between India and Sri lanka at The Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on April 6, 2014
England set target of 293
Kumar Sangakkara hits 112 after being dropped early in his innings as Sri Lanka set England a target of 293 for victory in the sixth one-day international.
Dec 13, 08:31
England's Joe Root gestures to the crowd as he walks off having lost his wicket for 113 during the fifth one-day international (ODI) cricket match between England and India at Headingley in Leeds, northern England, on September 5, 2014
Result: England beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in fifth ODI
England defeat Sri Lanka by five wickets to claim victory in the fifth one-day international in Pallekele.
Dec 11, 12:14
England's Alastair Cook walks off after being stumped off the bowling of India's Ambati Rayudu during the third one-day international cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 30, 2014
Alex Hales makes way for Alastair Cook
Alastair Cook returns to captain England in the fifth one-day international against Sri Lanka in Pallekele, with Alex Hales and Ben Stokes both left out of the XI.
Dec 10, 09:15
:England cricketer Eoin Morgan plays a shot during the fourth One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on December 7, 2014
England fined for slow over rate in fourth ODI against Sri Lanka
England are fined again for a slow over rate during their seven-match series with Sri Lanka.
Dec 7, 18:12
Sri Lankan cricketer Lahiru Thirimanne plays a shot during the fourth One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on December 7, 2014
Result: Kumar Sangakkara inspires Sri Lanka to England win
Kumar Sangakkara and Angelo Mathews star with the bat as Sri Lanka beat England by six wickets to earn a 3-1 lead and regain control of the seven-game series.
Dec 7, 13:08
England cricketer Moeen Ali raises his bat and helmet in celebration after scoring a century (100 runs) during the first One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on November 26, 2014
England set Sri Lanka 266 to win fourth ODI
James Taylor hits 90 to help England set Sri Lanka a target of 266 to win the fourth ODI in Colombo.
Dec 7, 08:40
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 confirmed as England's World Cup captain
Alastair Cook is confirmed as England's captain for the 2015 World Cup in a 30-man provisional squad which includes Yorkshire pair Jack Brooks and Adil Rashid.
Dec 6, 17:57
England cricketer Moeen Ali raises his bat and helmet in celebration after scoring a century (100 runs) during the first One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on November 26, 2014
Sports Mole's England World Cup XI
Sports Mole follows Kevin Pietersen in naming its England XI for the 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, which begins in February next year.
Dec 6, 12:04
Eoin Morgan in action for England against Australia.
Peter Moores backs Eoin Morgan to find best form in Sri Lanka
England coach Peter Moores backs Eoin Morgan to find his form when he captains England in the fourth one-day international against Sri Lanka on Sunday.
Dec 5, 05:25
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 banned from fourth ODI against Sri Lanka
England captain Alastair Cook is suspended from Sunday's fourth one-day international against Sri Lanka due to a slow over-rate in yesterday's victory.
Dec 4, 10:16
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 faces suspension for slow over-rate
England captain Alastair Cook could be suspended due to his side's slow over-rate in Wednesday's win over Sri Lanka.
Dec 4, 03:54