Daily Mail UK – Alastair Cook almost managed more runs in one innings at the MCG than he did during the entire 2013-14 Ashes.

Summary

  • Alastair Cook almost managed more runs in one innings at the MCG than he did during the entire 2013-14 Ashes.
  • England coach Trevor Bayliss and captain Joe Root have sworn throughout this summer that the current trip is incomparable to four years ago.
  • The veteran, then serving as skipper, scored 246 runs at 24.6 during his previous trip to Australia.
  • That changed in Melbourne, where Cook carried his bat and posted the highest Test score by a visiting batsman.
  • This will be Cook’s final Test series in Australia but he could potentially keep playing until the 2019 Ashes in England.


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