• Posts Tagged ‘Alastair Cook’

    Alastair Cook resigns as England Test captain

    by  • February 7, 2017 • Cricket

    England batsman Alastair Cook hangs up his boots as England’s Test captain after four years in charge but wants to continue as a player, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed. The 32-year-old, who appointed skipper in 2012, led his nation in 59 Tests, includes two Ashes victories at home in 2013...

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    Kevin Pietersen urges Alastair Cook to resign as Captain

    by  • July 26, 2014 • Cricket

    Former England all rounder Kevin Pietersen has suggested that the current England skipper Alastair Cook should quit the captaincy and concentrate on getting his batting form back. Writing in his weekly column in the Daily Telegraph, the outspoken South Africa-born – Pietersen said: “Alastair Cook is enduring an experience I would not wish on...

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    5 Captaincy Candidates to replace Alastair Cook

    by  • July 16, 2014 • Cricket

    England’s Alastair Cook ended the first test against India with a smile on his face after taking a maiden international wicket but it had been another tough five days for the skipper. Dismissed for just five and criticised for some of his on-field decisions, there are growing calls for Cook to be replaced but...

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