England Cricket – Alastair Cook Announces Retirement

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England’s most noteworthy Test run-scorer Alastair Cook will resign from global cricket after the last Test against India.

The opener, has scored 12,254 runs and made 32 centuries in 160 Tests – all England records. Cook is 6th on the untouched rundown of Test run-scorers and has made a record 11,627 runs as an opener.

Rank Name Country Runs Average Tests
1 Sachin Tendulkar India 15,921 53.78 200
2 Ricky Ponting Australia 13,378 51.85 168
3 Jacques Kallis South Africa 13,289 55.37 166
4 Rahul Dravid India 13,288 52.31 164
5 Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka 12,400 57.40 134
6 Alastair Cook England 12,254 44.88 160

Be that as it may, he has battled for the current year, averaging 18.62 out of 16 innings, and has not scored a fifty in the present series against India.

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The 5th Test of the ongoing series with India, in which England have an unassailable 3-1 lead, begins on 7th September, Friday at The Oval.

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