Alastair Cook (born on December 25, 1984 in Gloucester) is an ODI captain of England cricket team who made his test debut in 2006 at Nagpur. He is the only Englishman to score seven Test centuries before his 23rd birthday. He scored his first century against India in 2006 with 104* runs. His highest test score is 294 against India in August 2011at Birmingham. As of September 2011, he has scored 5,868 test runs with 19 centuries against seven countries namely India, Australia, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Bangladesh, Pakistan, West Indies, and 26 fifties. He has scored 200 on two occasions.
Here is a list of his top 10 highest scores:
1. He scored 294 runs in the match against India at Birmingham on August 10, 2011. He batted for 773 minutes
and faced 545 balls. He hit 33 fours and 0 sixes at a strike rate of 53.94. He was caught in the innings.
2. He was not out in the innings and scored 235 runs in the match against Australia at Brisbane on November
25, 2010. He batted for 625 minutes and faced 428 balls. He hit 26 fours and 0 sixes at a strike rate of 54.9.
3. He scored 189 runs at a strike rate of 55.26 in the match against Australia at Sydney on January 3, 2011. He
batted for 488 minutes and faced 342 balls. He hit 16 fours and 0 sixes. He was caught in the innings.
4. He batted for 410 minutes, faced 283 balls and scored 173 runs against Bangladesh at Chittagong on March
12, 2010. He hit 16 fours and 2 sixes at a strike rate of 61.13. He was caught in the innings.
5. He scored 160 runs while batting for 485 minutes against West Indies at Chester-le-Street on May 14, 2009.
He faced 339 balls and hit 17 fours at a strike rate of 47.19. He was caught in the innings.
6. He scored 148 runs, including 18 fours at a strike rate of 55.01 against Australia at Adelaide on December 3,
2010. He batted for 428 minutes and faced 269 balls. He was caught in the innings.
7. He was not out in the innings and scored 139 runs against West Indies at Bridgetown on February 26, 2009. He
batted for 294 minutes and faced 256 balls. He hit 15 fours and 0 sixes at a strike rate of 54.29. He was not out
in the innings.
8. He faced 274 balls and scored 133 runs against Sri Lanka at Cardiff on May 26, 2011. He batted for 399 minutes
and hit 10 fours at a strike rate of 48.54. He was caught in the innings.
9. He scored 127 runs with 260 balls in 341 minutes against Pakistan at Manchester on July 27, 2006. He hit 18
fours and 0 sixes at a strike rate of 48.84. He was lbw in the innings.
10. He scored 118 runs, including 12 fours from 285 balls against Sri Lanka at Galle on December 18, 2007. He
batted for 380 minutes and he played at a strike rate of 41.4 per over. He was caught in the innings.
|Based on data provided by Cricinfo as of September 9th, 2011.|