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Alastair Cook and Virat Kohli(PTI)

'Take the pitch out and blame batsmen?': Cook questions Kohli

UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 07:37 AM IST
Former England captain Alastair Cook questioned India captain Virat Kohli’s judgement about the Ahmedabad pitch for the India vs England 3rd Test and said it was ‘hard’ to bat on.
Indian captain Virat Kohli (L) and England Captain Joe Root (R) posing with the Anthony De Mello Trophy(Twitter)
Indian captain Virat Kohli (L) and England Captain Joe Root (R) posing with the Anthony De Mello Trophy(Twitter)

'Eng v India test series should be called Tendulkar Cook trophy’: Monty Panesar

PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 11:11 AM IST
Panesar, who played a crucial role in England’s 2-1 Test series win during the 2012 tour of India, explained that both the former cricketers have played a lot against each other.
London: England's Alastair Cook, at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, raises his cap as he walks off at the end Test match against India(AP)
London: England's Alastair Cook, at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, raises his cap as he walks off at the end Test match against India(AP)

Have to put him in that group: Alastair Cook names India batsman who can match Brian Lara’s genius

New Delhi | By hindustantimes.con | Edited by Aritra Mukherjee
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2020 10:15 AM IST
Cook named four cricketers and only one from the modern era who he believed came close to the genius of Lara, who retired with 11953 runs in 131 Tests and 10505 runs in 299 ODIs.
File image of Ricky Ponting(Getty Images)
File image of Ricky Ponting(Getty Images)

Ricky Ponting names Test team of decade, 4 England players, solitary Indian picked

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2019 08:33 AM IST
While the usual suspects make their presence felt in the side, there are a number of picks which might lead to few debates.
File image of England cricketer James Anderson.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of England cricketer James Anderson.(Action Images via Reuters)

South Africa vs England: James Anderson set to join Alastair Cook in elite Test list in Centurion

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 01:47 PM IST
ENG vs SA: The two teams go head to head in a blockbuster four-match Test series starting Boxing Day.
Kohli and Anderson make it(Getty Images)
Kohli and Anderson make it(Getty Images)

Cricket Australia picks Test team of decade, Virat Kohli named captain

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2019 01:00 PM IST
Alastair Cook and David Warner are the openers and they will be followed by Kane Williamson and Steve Smith. Indian captain Virat Kohli walks out at number 5.
England's Rory Burns walks from the filed after he was run out for 101 runs.(AP)
England's Rory Burns walks from the filed after he was run out for 101 runs.(AP)

Ben Stokes sees big future for England ‘gem’ Rory Burns

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 08:48 AM IST
The 29-year-old Burns made a hundred in the opening Test of this year’s Ashes series and was one of England’s few successes during their recent series loss in New Zealand, with the left-hander averaging 61.33.
David Warner’s loss of Test form notwithstanding, there has been a general paucity of quality left-handed batsmen(Getty Images)
David Warner’s loss of Test form notwithstanding, there has been a general paucity of quality left-handed batsmen(Getty Images)

Left is not right in Test cricket

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Devarchit Varma
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 08:55 AM IST
David Warner’s Ashes slump means left-handed batsmen are falling behind right-handers
Glenn McGrath and Alastair Cook.(HT Collage/Getty Images)
Glenn McGrath and Alastair Cook.(HT Collage/Getty Images)

Alastair Cook makes huge claim that David Warner confessed to him about ball tampering before sandpapergate

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 08:22 AM IST
Warner was named as one of the three suspects in the infamous ball tampering scandal during Australia’s 2018 Test series against South Africa, which rocked Cricket Australia.
Ben Stokes(Action Images via Reuters)
Ben Stokes(Action Images via Reuters)

Ashes 2019: Legendary England skipper suggests way to make Ben Stokes a more prolific batsman

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 05:52 PM IST
Brearley said Stokes was among England’s top two batsmen following Alastair Cook’s international retirement last year.
In this composite image a comparison has been made between Joe Root, captain of England (L) and Tim Paine, captain of Australia.(Getty Images)
In this composite image a comparison has been made between Joe Root, captain of England (L) and Tim Paine, captain of Australia.(Getty Images)

Ashes, England vs Australia: Joe Root and Tim Paine’s different paths to Ashes captaincy

Birmingham | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2019 11:47 AM IST
When England’s Joe Root and Australia’s Tim Paine walk out for the toss prior to the first Ashes opener at Edgbaston starting Thursday they will have taken very different routes to get there.
File image of India skipper Virat Kohli and England captain Eoin Morgan (R).(Getty Images)
File image of India skipper Virat Kohli and England captain Eoin Morgan (R).(Getty Images)

World Cup 2019: Alastair Cook names his favourite to lift title at Lord’s

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 03:58 PM IST
Since their shock group-stage exit from the 2015 World Cup, England have been particularly strong at home, winning 30 of their 42 ODIs while losing only nine.
Sir Alastair Cook with his knighthood following an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on February 26, 2019 in London, England)(Getty Images)
Sir Alastair Cook with his knighthood following an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on February 26, 2019 in London, England)(Getty Images)

Sir Alastair Cook officially receives Knighthood at Buckingham Palace

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2019 11:46 PM IST
Cook is the second cricketer since Ian Botham to receive this honour. He retired from the game after England’s series win against India. He bowed out after scoring a century against India in England’s 3-1 Test series win.
File picture of Eoin Morgan with England teammates(Getty Images,)
File picture of Eoin Morgan with England teammates(Getty Images,)

Alastair Cook confident England can end World Cup drought

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 11:39 PM IST
England have never won the men’s World Cup, but with 100 days to go until the start of the latest edition, a team captained by Eoin Morgan are top of the 50-over world rankings.
England's Joe Denly and Ben Stokes during ahead of the second Test against the Windies.(Action Images via Reuters)
England's Joe Denly and Ben Stokes during ahead of the second Test against the Windies.(Action Images via Reuters)

Alastair Cook calls on Denly to seize England opportunity in second Test

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2019 10:34 AM IST
Left-hander Jennings, who averages 25.86 in 16 Tests, lost his place in the team after scores of 17 and 14 in England’s defeat by 381 runs in the first Test in Barbados.
England's Ben Foakes during nets Action(Action Images via Reuters)
England's Ben Foakes during nets Action(Action Images via Reuters)

West Indies vs England: Ben Foakes selection changes England’s balance, says Alastair Cook

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2019 02:09 PM IST
Foakes replaced injured wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow for the first two tests in Sri Lanka last November and scored a century on debut.
File picture of Alastair Cook(REUTERS)
File picture of Alastair Cook(REUTERS)

Sir Alastair Cook: Former England captain Alastair Cook becomes first knight since Ian Botham

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2018 06:02 AM IST
The 34-year-old opening batsman finished his Test career in the best possible manner with a century against India at The Oval despite having declared there “was nothing left in the tank”.
Keaton Jennings plays a shot during Day 3 of the first Test match against Sri Lanka.(REUTERS)
Keaton Jennings plays a shot during Day 3 of the first Test match against Sri Lanka.(REUTERS)

Keaton Jennings ton puts Sri Lanka on the ropes in Galle Test

Galle | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 07:42 PM IST
Sri Lanka face the daunting task of batting out two days to save the first test against England after being set an improbable target of 462 and finishing day three on 15 without loss on Thursday.
Sri Lanka's cricket captain Dinesh Chandimal addresses a media conference at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on November 5, 2018, the day before the first Test against England. (Photo by AFP)(AFP)
Sri Lanka's cricket captain Dinesh Chandimal addresses a media conference at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on November 5, 2018, the day before the first Test against England. (Photo by AFP)(AFP)

Sri Lanka vs England: Chandimal looks to put visitors in a spin at Galle

Galle | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2018 06:44 PM IST
Sri Lanka, who went down to the tourists 3-1 in the five one-day internationals and also lost a one-off Twenty20 match, are looking for redemption in the three-Test series starting Tuesday.
Eoin Morgan recently lead England to a 3-1 series win over Sri Lanka.(Twitter (@Eoin16))
Eoin Morgan recently lead England to a 3-1 series win over Sri Lanka.(Twitter (@Eoin16))

England ODI Captain Eoin Morgan gets married, Brendon McCullum master of ceremonies

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 02:21 PM IST
Brendon McCullum, former New Zealand captain and a close friend of Eoin Morgan was the master of ceremonies at the event which was also attended by England cricketers Jason Roy, Steve Finn and recently retired Alastair Cook.

Sri Lanka vs England: Joe Denly ready to open innings for ENG

London | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2018 01:52 PM IST
With Alastair Cook hanging up his boots and Keaton Jennings struggling for form, Joe Root’s England remain keen to freshen up the top order heading into the three-match series starting in Galle on Nov. 6.

England give Rory Burns chance to fill Cook’s shoes in Sri Lanka

Nottingham | By AFP
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 09:56 PM IST
Burns has been the leading run-scorer in the English top flight this season, scoring 1,319 Championship runs at an average of over 69.
Rishabh Pant celebrates his century during the fifth Test match between India and England.(REUTERS)
Rishabh Pant celebrates his century during the fifth Test match between India and England.(REUTERS)

Rishabh Pant is fine batsman but needs to do better job with gloves: MSK Prasad

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 11:13 PM IST
Rishabh Pant became the first Indian wicket-keeper to score a hundred in England during the Oval Test but was shoddy behind the stumps in the three Tests he played.
Keaton Jennings faces a nervous wait to know if he is part of their plans for next month’s tour of Sri Lanka.(AP)
Keaton Jennings faces a nervous wait to know if he is part of their plans for next month’s tour of Sri Lanka.(AP)

Trevor Bayliss confirms nervous wait for Jennings ahead of Sri Lanka tour

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2018 12:41 PM IST
Keaton Jennings averaged just over 18 in England’s recent 4-1 series victory over India and has not scored a Test century since his debut knock in Mumbai in 2016.
England's Alastair Cook and James Anderson pose for a photo after the match.(Action Images via Reuters)
England's Alastair Cook and James Anderson pose for a photo after the match.(Action Images via Reuters)

India vs England: Teary-eyed James Anderson pays tribute to ‘best friend’ Alastair Cook

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 02:58 PM IST
Following the end of the Oval Test, Alastair Cook’s teammate James Anderson struggled to hold back tears when asked about the retirement of the opener.
England's Alastair Cook, at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, raises his cap as he walks off at the end of the fifth cricket test match of a five match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London.(AP)
England's Alastair Cook, at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, raises his cap as he walks off at the end of the fifth cricket test match of a five match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London.(AP)

ICC Test rankings - Virat Kohli & India retain top spot, Alastair Cook signs off on a high

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 02:30 PM IST
Cook was awarded the man of the match for his scores of 71 and 147 in the fifth Test against India, helping his team win the match by 118 runs and register a 4-1 win in the series.
Cricket - England v India - Fifth Test - Kia Oval, London, Britain - September 10, 2018 England's Alastair Cook shakes hands with India's Virat Kohli after losing his wicket(REUTERS)
Cricket - England v India - Fifth Test - Kia Oval, London, Britain - September 10, 2018 England's Alastair Cook shakes hands with India's Virat Kohli after losing his wicket(REUTERS)

India vs England: Cook is ‘an example to love Test cricket’, says Virat Kohli

Press Trust of India, London | By PTI
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 02:31 PM IST
Virat Kohli said Alastair Cook’s determination reflects in his batting as he scored 147 -- his 33rd century -- in his last Test.
English players celebrate after winning the five-Test series against India.(REUTERS)
English players celebrate after winning the five-Test series against India.(REUTERS)

India vs England: Joe Root hails perfect finish after winning Oval Test

Hindustan Times, London | By N Ananthanarayanan
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 08:44 AM IST
Alastair Cook got a winning farewell and spearhead James Anderson took the last wicket to emerge the most successful fast bowler in the game at the Oval on Tuesday.
England's Alastair Cook, at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, raises his cap.(AP)
England's Alastair Cook, at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, raises his cap.(AP)

India vs England: My final Test script could not have been written better - Alastair Cook

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2018 11:22 PM IST
Having enjoyed the memorable end to his Test career, former England captain Alastair Cook was an emotional man at the end of the final match of the series against India.
England's James Anderson (L) celebrates with England's Alastair Cook after taking the wicket of India's Mohammed Shami.(AFP)
England's James Anderson (L) celebrates with England's Alastair Cook after taking the wicket of India's Mohammed Shami.(AFP)

KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant heroics in vain as England beat India in Oval Test

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By N Ananthanarayanan
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2018 10:37 PM IST
England beat India by 118 runs in their final test despite defiant centuries from KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant, as a series full of twists reached a compelling conclusion at the Oval on Tuesday.
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