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Alastair Cook
Alastair Cook
Personal information
Full name Alastair Nathan Cook
Born 25 December 1984 (1984-12-25) (age 33)
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Nickname Cooky, Chef
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Batting style Left-hand
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Role Opening Batsman
International information
National side England
Test debut 1 March 2006 v India
Last Test 27 May 2010 v Bangladesh
ODI debut 28 June 2006 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 5 March 2010 v Bangladesh
ODI shirt no. 26
Domestic team information
Years Team
2003–present Essex (squad no. 26)
2004–2007 MCC
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 54 26 119 67
Runs scored 4,138 858 8,927 2,244
Batting average 44.97 33.00 45.54 36.78
100s/50s 12/22 1/5 24/49 4/13
Top score 173 102 195 125
Balls bowled 6 222 18
Wickets 0 5 0
Bowling average 33.80
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 n/a
Best bowling 0/1 3/13 0/5
Catches/stumpings 48/– 10/– 115/– 30/–
Source: CricketArchive, 30 March 2010


Alastair Nathan Cook (born 25 December 1984) is an English international cricket player. He is a left-handed opening batsman who currently plays county cricket for Essex and Test cricket for England. Cook played for Essex's Academy and quickly made his debut for the first XI in 2003. He similarly played in a variety of England's youth teams from 2000 until his call up to the Test side in 2006.


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Essex County Cricket Club - Current squad
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