Alastair Cook

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England’s James Anderson bowls Kraigg Brathwaite of the West Indies to claim his 500th Test wicket during the third Test at Lord’s. Photograph:   Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

James Anderson’s 500th Test wicket provided the long-anticipated landmark moment Lord’s craved as England held the advantage in a tense, low-scoring m(...)

James Anderson of England catches Kemar Roach of the West Indies off the bowling of Ben Stokes  as Tom Westley looks on during the first day of the third Test at Lord’s. Photograph:  Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Day 1: West Indies 123 lead England 46-4 by 77 runs The run-drenched sunshine of Leeds was replaced by the devilish gloom of Lord’s, the glowering sk(...)

West Indies’ Shai Hope reacts after winning the second international Test match against England. Photograph: Getty Images

Hope triumphed over expectation in an enthralling final day on the magical, capricious turf of Headingley. West Indies brilliantly cruised past their (...)

  Joe Root in action at the crease at Headingley. Photograph:  Reuters/Lee Smith

Captain Joe Root was left to lead the rearguard as England traded blows with the West Indies in a captivating second Test that could go either way at (...)

England’s Alastair Cook: missed a shot at becoming England’s sixth Test triple-centurion. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

Alastair Cook’s chanceless Edgbaston vigil ended at last on 243 but still maintained England’s dominant position on a rain-shortened second day of the(...)

England’s Alastair Cook walks off after the close of play during day one of the first Test against the West Indies at Edgbaston, Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA

Old-firm centurions Alastair Cook and Joe Root provided England’s bankable constants in an ever-changing world at Edgbaston. Day one of this country(...)

England captain Joe Root and West Indies captain Jason Holder with the series trophy ahead of the Test series between the sides at Edgbaston in Birmingham. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Joe Root called on his England players to think on their feet before Thursday’s maiden day-night Test against West Indies at Edgbaston, urging them to(...)

England bowler Toby Roland-Jones  celebrates after dismissing Temba Bavuma of South Africa to complete a five-wicket haul on debut during day three of the third Test  at The  Oval. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

England remained in control of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval as Toby Roland-Jones completed his five-wicket haul on debut and Keaton(...)

England’s Liam Dawson and James Anderson walk off after the last wicket during day four of the Second Investec Test match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Photograph: PA

England collapsed to a 340-run defeat well inside four days as their batting failed embarrassingly once again in the second Investec Test against Sout(...)

England’s Joe Root and team-mates walk off for tea during day four of the First Investec Test match at Lord’s, London. Photograph: PA

This was an astonishing day for all concerned and it ended with England one up in the series and the tourists in some disarray. In his first Test in c(...)

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