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Alastair Cook hails Jimmy Anderson and Jonny Bairstow as England bury demons

The Guardian - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Cook said: “Jonny was playing on a different wicket to the other 21 guys, it was an extraordinary innings. I remember the first time I saw him play for Yorkshire at Scarborough [in 2010] and thought he'd play for England.

Alastair Cook is England's most mentally strong player ever, says Nasser Hussain

SkySports - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Alastair Cook is the most mentally strong player ever to represent England, says Nasser Hussain, as the skipper approaches 10,000 Test runs... I don't think there is too much difference from the Alastair Cook with zero Test runs to the one closing in ...

Bedford Girls School student appears in cricket advert with Alastair Cook

Bedfordshire News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Bedford Girls' School student Izzy Gurney has featured alongside England captain Alastair Cook in a Toyota marketing campaign looking at ideas of how to make cricket better.

Alastair Cook: Who is England skipper set to join on 10000 runs?

SkySports - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Alastair Cook is already England's all-time leading Test run-scorer and is set to become the first man from his country to 10,000 Test runs.

England Cricket: How Alastair Cook and his players prepare

BBC Sport - ‎May 24, 2016‎
See how England's cricketers prepare for a series and some of the ways in which they increase and test their fitness. WATCH: You can follow ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, on the BBC Sport app or ...
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Alastair Cook has 10000 reasons for not quitting as England captain as his side prepare for the return of Sri Lanka

Daily Mail - ‎May 14, 2016‎
The contrast in Alastair Cook this week to the last time he faced Sri Lanka at Headingley could not be greater as he approaches the most important milestone yet in what is becoming the most significant career of any England cricketer.
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The rule change that has England cricket legend Ian Botham fuming

Fox Sports - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The topic was raised because England captain Alastair Cook was wearing a safety-compliant helmet after initially refusing to do so in county cricket earlier this year.

England captain Alastair Cook falls short in pursuit of 10000 runs milestone

Bury Times - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Cook was granted an early opportunity to chalk off the 36 runs he still needed for his five-figure milestone when Sri Lanka chose to bowl under cloudy skies on the first morning of the Investec Test series.
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Joe Root heaps praise on Alastair Cook

Cricket World - ‎May 17, 2016‎
England batsman Joe Root has lauded his captain Alastair Cook for his cricketing achievements with the 31-year-old currently on the verge of reaching 10,000 Test runs.

Jos Buttler pokes fun at Alastair Cook; James Taylor tags along

Cricket Country - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Just when the match was on, Jos Buttler took a dig on Alastair Cook on Twitter mentioning, “Cook to horn 6 sixes in an over to get to 10,000?

Alastair Cook looks to reach 10000 Test runs as Sri Lanka send England into bat

Bury Times - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Alastair Cook will have an early opportunity at Headingley to become the first Englishman to reach 10,000 Test runs after Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl in the first Test.

England vs Sri Lanka scorecard for first Test

Daily Mail - ‎May 19, 2016‎
England begin their summer against Sri Lanka at Headingley, hoping to make a strong start to their seven-Test summer. Alastair Cook is closing in on 10,000 Test runs, while his fellow top-order batsmen know that they need big scores to cement their ...

Which England player won the Yo-Yo Test? - ‎May 24, 2016‎
... by the already-eliminated James Anderson who dragged himself up off the floor to run alongside in support of new boy Jake Ball.

Mike Atherton: Why follow-on went out of fashion

The Times (subscription) - ‎20 hours ago‎
A vignette from last Friday evening after Sri Lanka's ninth wicket fell: as Alastair Cook gesticulated to the dressing room for some advice about the follow-on, so much was revealed.

Graham Gooch hits the nail on the head when it comes to taking guard

The Guardian (blog) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
It was such a small adjustment that Gooch made to Alastair Cook's stance that helped the England captain, for whom judgment of what deliveries to leave is such a fundamental part of his game as a Test opener, overcome a batting slump.
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James Taylor on England's star bowlers: 'Anderson's not as reserved as you think and Broad always helps the ...

Evening Standard - ‎3 hours ago‎
I believe Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad are the best new-ball pair England have ever had. The 781 Test wickets they have taken supports that opinion, and they are a nightmare for batsmen to face, especially if conditions are in their favour.
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Ladbrokes Top Tips: Back England to to romp to victory against Sri Lanka in the Second Test

The Sun - ‎13 hours ago‎
Skipper Alastair Cook needs 20 more Test runs to become the first Englishman to 10,000. He is 10-3 at Ladbrokes to hit a ton and 7-2 with Coral, bet365 and Sky Bet to top score for his country.
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Cricket: Hafeez doubtful for England trip

ClubCall - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Hafeez averages more than 40 in the five-day game and, with Pakistan batsmen traditionally struggling in English conditions, would be a certainty to bat up the order against Alastair Cook's side if fit. Read more about Cricket. « Previous Previous ...