Tag : alastair cook

No Indian summer for Captain Cook

2 years ago / 0 comments

England’s loss to India was followed by the surprise resignation of Alastair Cook as England test captain. A pre-meditated decision to coincide with the end of the India series, England’s leading test run scorer has stepped down from the role of captaincy, leading to many reports of Joe Root being … Read More

Sport | England with much to ponder

4 years ago / 0 comments

Given the amount at stake, Lord’s seemed surprisingly subdued as the final day’s play began. Maybe this was just in keeping with the gentility of cricket, in contrast to the unrelenting passion (and quite often aggression) of football crowds. However, it may also have been because England, despite chasing a … Read More

Sport | Dropping Cook would be a recipe for disaster

4 years ago / 0 comments

Until Alastair Cook makes a century people will continue to call for his head as England captain. However, for several reasons, these people are simply wasting their breath. They are not wasting their time by arguing that Cook is not producing with the bat; that fact is there for all … Read More

Double or Nothing for Clarke

6 years ago / 0 comments

LS Sport’s Sam Heath takes stock of Michael Clarke’s phenomenal achievement… Australian captain Michael Clarke put his name into the record books this week by becoming the first man to score four double centuries in a calendar year when he scored 230 against South Africa in Adelaide. To put this into … Read More