Sportskeeda – Feast or famine for Chef – Cook’s bizarre 12-innings run
You might be surprised when you hear Alastair Cook’s average over his last 12 Test innings, given the opener’s recent run of low scores.

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  • Feast or famine for Chef – Cook’s bizarre 12-innings runYou might be surprised when you hear Alastair Cook’s average over his last 12 Test innings, given the opener’s recent run of low scores.
  • Alastair Cook on his way to a double-hundred in MelbourneAlastair Cook completed a number of notable achievements with his superb double-hundred in the fourth Ashes Test, but one surprising statistic may have slipped under the radar of many observers.
  • He is also only the second England player to reach 200 twice in a calendar year, after Wally Hammond, and those twin double-tons mean Cook’s recent batting average is not what you might expect.
  • It’s amazing what a couple of innings spanning more than 400 deliveries will do to your statistics.Alastair Cook’s last 12 innings24311231017273716714244 not outAn average of 57.


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