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Geoff Cook
Geoff Cook
Personal information
Full name Geoffrey Cook
Born 9 October 1951 (1951-10-09) (age 66)
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Batting style Right Handed
Bowling style Slow Left Arm
Role Batsman
International information
National side England
Test debut 17 February 1982 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 2 January 1983 v Australia
ODI debut 25 November 1981 v India
Last ODI 16 January 1983 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
1971-1990 Northamptonshire
1978-1981 Eastern Province
1991-1995 Durham
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC OD
Matches 7 6 460 377
Runs scored 203 106 23277 8705
Batting average 15.61 17.66 31.97 26.78
100s/50s 0/2 0/0 37/112 4/53
Top score 66 32 203 130
Balls bowled 42 - 1238 12
Wickets 0 - 15 0
Bowling average - - 31.97 -
5 wickets in innings 0 - 0 -
10 wickets in match 0 - 0 -
Best bowling - - 3/47 -
Catches/stumpings 9/0 2/0 419/3 157/0
Source: Cricinfo, 11 July 2009


Geoffrey Cook (born October 9, 1951, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire) is a former English cricketer who played in 7 Tests and 6 ODIs from 1981 to 1983.

In county cricket he played for Northamptonshire County Cricket Club where along with Robin Boyd-Moss he achieved a second wicket partnership of 344, which is a Northamptonshire record. Cook later moved to Durham County Cricket Club when they gained first-class status becoming their first county captain. After running the county's youth Academy, he was appointed first team coach in March 2007. Under Cook's guidance Durham won the first major title in the clubs history at Lords in 2007 and went on to win the County Championship for the very first time itself in 2008.

He has one daughter, Anna, and a son named Andrew.


Durham County Cricket Club - Current squad
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