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English cricket will “never see someone of Alastair Cook‘s stature again” according to Test captain Joe Root. Cook leaves the game with more runs, appearances and catches (excluding keepers) than any England player in history. So as England prepare to go into the final Test of Cook’s career, Root has hailed his “outstanding” record, hailed
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Speaking before his final Test of an illustrious 12-year career, Alastair Cook touched on whether he was the last of his type – substance over style, a game based around long-form cricket first. “I think naturally kids are going to be more attracted by the razzmatazz of T20. I’ve seen it in the youngsters in
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Graham Gooch, the former England and Essex captain who was without question the single greatest influence on Alastair Cook’s legendary career, has paid tribute to his protégé’s “attitude, sacrifices and example” in the wake of the announcement that Cook will retire at the end of next week’s Oval Test against India. Gooch was Cook’s coach
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The Test series reaches Southampton next week with India boosted by their fightback and England pondering a few questions. What might dominate the thoughts of Joe Root and Trevor Bayliss in the build-up? Re-ordering The injury to Jonny Bairstow may prevent him from keeping wicket in Southampton but he could play as a batsman. That
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Jake Ball, the Nottinghamshire and England pace bowler, has been ruled out for the remainder of the season due to a back problem Ball picked up the problem in the T20 Blast against Derbyshire at the beginning of August and has not been able to play since. Nottinghamshire face Somerset in the final T20 Blast
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India captain Virat Kohli moved back to the top of the ICC Test rankings for batsmen after his Man of the Match performance in Trent Bridge. He has amassed a career-best 937 rating points and is one point shy of breaking into the top 10 batsmen in rankings history. Donald Bradman is No. 1 having
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