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County Championship: Alastair Cook on song again before more rain at New Road

BBC News - ‎May 1, 2016‎
England Test captain Cook, who has already scored two centuries this season against Gloucestershire and Sussex, hit seven fours and a six off England team-mate Moeen Ali as he completed a more sedate fifty off 112 balls.
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Alastair Cook should be allowed to choose helmet, says Dominic Cork

SkySports - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Dominic Cork thinks the ECB are 'wrong' to instruct Alastair Cook to wear a new approved helmet. The England captain reluctantly ditched his old headwear in favour of an ECB-compliant helmet for Essex's County Championship match with Sussex at Hove, ...
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Nottinghamshire batsman Hales eyes England opening role with captain Cook

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Alex Hales is the latest to be handed what's rapidly resembling a poisoned chalice in South Africa and, like others before him, he showed glimpses of his talents but ultimately failed to suggest that his partnership with Cook will be a lengthy one ...

Essex Cricket NEWS: 'Our batting will cope when Alastair Cook returns to England' says Silverwood

Brentwood Gazette - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Essex head coach Chris Silverwood believes his batsmen have enough fight and belief to cope when Alastair Cook returns to England duty.

Alastair Cook and the Helmet Debate: How Much Safety-Policing Is Up to Boards?

Bleacher Report - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Alastair Cook and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) are currently locked in a private disagreement. It centres around the England captain's initial refusal to wear a new helmet that does not comply to the new British Safety Standards during a ...
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County Championship team of the week: Alastair Cook included

SkySports - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
A hardly-heavy return of one in Essex's first innings was nearly repeated in the second, as Cook was dropped by Sussex's Danny Briggs on the same score, but England's skipper bounced back, striking a crucial 127 not out - his second hundred in two ...
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Nasser Hussain sympathises with Alastair Cook over helmet

SkySports - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
"I definitely have sympathy with Alastair Cook," Hussain told Sky Sports News HQ. "The fundamentals of batting are being comfortable and being able to see the cricket ball and he has got nearly 10,000 Test match runs wearing a certain type of helmet.

Improving cricket safety Better cricket helmets are no substitute for good batting technique

The Economist (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
The captain of the English Test cricket side, Alastair Cook, and his former team-mate Jonathan Trott are not obvious rebels.
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Specsavers County Championship Division Two: Glamorgan fight back against Kent

SkySports - ‎3 hours ago‎
Essex - resuming day three on 335-2 - lost Ravi Bopara (48) without adding to his overnight score, while Alastair Cook (142) added only 12 to his as four wickets fell for 15 runs.
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Anderson among the wickets

Sportinglife.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
England captain Alastair Cook added only 12 to his overnight score to reach 142 in Essex's 451 for nine declared, Joe Leach finishing with five for 115.

Worcestershire paceman Matt Henry will come face to face with England skipper Alastair Cook at New Road on Sunday

Worcester News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
NEW Zealand paceman Matt Henry claimed a distinguished first Test scalp 11 months ago when he dismissed England captain Alastair Cook at Lord's. Now the 24-year-old will come face-to-face with Cook again on Sunday (11am) when Worcestershire ...
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Notts v Yorkshire (day 2, close) - Alex Lees leads champions' reply at Trent Bridge

Yorkshire Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
His opening partner Lyth is among the contenders to open alongside Alastair Cook in England's forthcoming Test series against Sri Lanka, having been dropped following a dire Ashes campaign last year.
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Worcestershire's Joe Leach takes five wickets as Essex reach 451-9 declared at New Road

Worcester News - ‎9 hours ago‎
The County vice-captain snapped up four wickets in just 23 balls, including a brilliant caught-and-bowled chance to remove England skipper Alastair Cook for 142. Resuming on 335-2 off 90 overs, with Cook on 130, Essex lost Ravi Bopara without adding to ...

England Batsmen Watch: Week Four

Glamorgan County Cricket (press release) (registration) - ‎12 hours ago‎
Alastair Cook - The England skipper is in superb form for Division Two pace-setters Essex, hitting three hundreds in as many games for his county.
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Mature Burnham makes the first mark of many

ESPNcricinfo.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Burnham arrived back in England in March after an outstanding performance at the Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh, where he racked up three centuries and 418 runs - and in so doing broke a tournament record previously held by a certain Alastair Cook.

Safety isn't only about the helmet

ESPNcricinfo.com - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Alastair Cook is uncertain about the ECB regulation that insists he wears the new British Safety Standard-compliant helmet.

Just shut up and get on with it

The Argus - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
This issue has been blown out of all proportion because England captain Alastair Cook made it clear he preferred his old helmet to the new one.
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'The outpouring of emotion was like I'd died'

ESPNcricinfo.com - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Taylor was the fittest man in the Nottinghamshire squad and the only man in the England squad who could push Alastair Cook in England training exercises.
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