LONDON: While Ajinkya Rahane feels the greatest achievement of Alastair Cook has been to deal with the criticism of the British media for 12 years and finish with an average close to 45 from 160 Tests, England captain Joe Root made no bones about the fact that it will be difficult to replace him.
Joe Root believes one last century from Alastair Cook at the Oval this week could be “written in the stars” as England look to send their former captain into Test retirement with a victory fitting of his record-breaking international career.
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Alastair Cook hopes the passing of time will eventually allow him to heal his rift with Kevin Pietersen even though they have not spoken since the flamboyant batsman was dramatically dropped by England four years ago.
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In the same way that all marriages end in death or divorce, international sporting careers invariably end in chagrin.
ALASTAIR COOK has decided to call time on his 12-year England career.