Tag Archives: alastair cook
- Test Cricket: No longer a three-horse race?
August 27, 2015
England’s defeat to Australia at the Oval represents the ninth test match in succession where Alastair Cook’s men have been involved in a positive result. The April fixture against the West Indies – England’s first of 2015 – produced an outcome which is becoming increasingly rare; the draw. Facing facts...
- Sydney’s biggest ever party begins
January 7, 2011
It was perhaps fitting that a man who looks like the children’s doll Ken knocked off the final wicket of a country who at this time of the year are most familiar with having a Barbie whenever possible. The raucous celebrations had been saved for this test, and the England...
- Alastair Cook stakes claim for Man of the Series
January 5, 2011
It had looked yesterday as if the final Ashes test would be the most exciting one yet. Alastair Cook shut the door on these thoughts and made sure that the online sports betting sites have some sleepless nights if it transpires that every man and his dog have backed England...
- Cook gives Australia the Trotts
November 29, 2010
After England managed to grind out a draw in the Australian sunshine, many critics of the game will point to this being another reason not to sit and watch a test match for five days. Think of what you could get done in that amount of time. Lucky for us...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016