Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook Quick Look
Profession Cricketer
Role Batsman
Date of Birth December 25, 1984
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Birth Place Gloucestershire, England
Nationality English
Alastair Cook
Alastair Cook during the Upminster Cricket Club vs Essex County Cricket Club Benefit Match (Kroome111 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Alastair Nathan Cook is a former international cricket who has represented England in all the 3 cricket formats – T20I, Test, and ODI. He has also played domestic cricket for Essex County Cricket Club.

  • He was an opening left-handed batsman who did right-arm slow seam bowling.
  • Alastair Cook’s height is 6 ft 2 in or 188 cm.
  • Alastair Cook’s nickname is Cookie, Chef, and Captain Cook.
  • He played international cricket for England from 2006 to 2018.
  • He made his Test match debut on March 1, 2006, against India.
  • He is skilled in playing the saxophone.
  • Alastair has donated his time to a charity named, The Great City Race for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
  • He is the youngest Englishman to reach 2,000, 3,000, 4,000, and even 5,000 Test runs.
  • Alastair is the youngest player in the world to score 6,000, 7,000, 8,000, 9,000, 10,000, 11,000, and even 12,000 Test runs.
  • In December 2012, he became England’s highest run-scorer in India with 866 runs.
  • In 2013, 2015, and 2016, he was made the captain of the ICC World Test XI team.
  • In 2016, Alastair received the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).
  • In 2011, he married Alice Hunt whom he knew since childhood. The couple has 3 children – 2 daughters and 1 son.

Featured Image by Kroome111 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0


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