The Daily Star – Bangladesh – Alastair Cook is set to receive a knighthood in the new year’s honours, according to reports.

Summary

  • Alastair Cook is set to receive a knighthood in the new year’s honours, according to reports.
  • The former England batsman, 33, retired from international duty this year after a glittering career in which he became the country’s all-time leading Test runscorer.
  • Cook’s stellar career ended with a century against India in the final Test of the summer at The Oval.
  • He is the fifth highest runscorer in Test match history and still playing county cricket for Essex.
  • Cook was adamant after that fifth Test against India that he will not return to the international scene, even with a home Ashes series on the horizon next summer.


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