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Alastair Cook: England opener not included in Essex squad for Hampshire game

Alastair Cook (second from right) was Edgbaston last week to watch Essex beat Warwickshire Former England captain Alastair Cook will not play for new county champions Essex in this week’s game against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl. The England and Wales Cricket Board made Cook, 32, available for the final two matches of the season. Essex have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the away game against Hampshire, which begins on Tuesday. Head coach Chris Silverwood has set the team the new goal of going through the entire Championship campaign…

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Alastair Cook: England opener cleared to end season with Essex

Alastair Cook hit three Championship centuries for Essex earlier in the summer Former England Test captain Alastair Cook has been cleared to play for Essex in their final two County Championship games of the summer. It is looking increasingly likely, however, that they will already have clinched the title by then. Cook, 32, scored 667 runs for Essex in seven appearances earlier in the season He can play against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl next week and the home game against Yorkshire the following week which brings the season to…

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England v West Indies: Jason Holder dismisses England opener Alastair Cook

Jason Holder dismisses England opener Alastair Cook for 23 runs as the hosts try to overturn a first-innings deficit on the third day of the second Test at Headingley. Follow clips, radio and live text coverage of the second Test here. Available to UK users only. Source link

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England v West Indies: Alastair Cook says ‘jury still out’ on pink ball

Watch: Cook & Root hit centuries against Windies First Investec Test, Edgbaston, day one England 348-3: Cook 153*, Root 136 West Indies: Yet to bat Scorecard The “jury is still out” on the pink ball being used in the day-night Test against West Indies, says England’s opening batsman Alastair Cook. The former captain scored 153 not out on day one at Edgbaston, as England closed on 348-3. The England and Wales Cricket Board believes the Dukes ball is the closest in form to the traditional red one used in first-class…

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Essex v Middlesex: Alastair Cook and Nick Browne share record first-wicket partnership

Alastair Cook and Nick Browne both hit their highest first-class scores of the 2017 season Specsavers County Championship Division One, Cloudfm County Ground (day three): Middlesex 246 & 27-0: Gubbins 16* Essex 542-3 dec: Browne 221, Cook 193, Chopra 100*; Rayner 2-152 Essex 8 pts, Middlesex 1 pt Middlesex trail by 269 runs Scorecard A county record opening partnership of 373 between Nick Browne (221) and England’s Alastair Cook (193) saw Essex pile on the runs against Middlesex. The pair passed Graham Gooch and Paul Prichard’s record of 316, which…

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