List of international cricket centuries by Alastair Cook

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Alastair Cook has scored 36 centuries for England.[1]

Alastair Cook is an English cricketer and former captain of the England cricket team [2] in both Tests and ODIs. He has scored centuries (100 or more runs in a single innings) in Test and One Day International (ODI) matches on 31 and 5 occasions respectively.[3][4] As of August 2017, he has played 145 Tests and 92 ODIs for England, scoring 11,568 and 3,204 runs respectively. He is the youngest batsman to score 10,000 or more runs in Test cricket,[2][5] and has scored the most Test runs as an opening batsman.[6] Cook was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2016 Birthday Honours.[7] In 2011, the International Cricket Council (ICC) selected him as their Test Player of the Year.[8] Wisden named him as one of their cricketers of the year in 2012.[9]

In 2006, Cook became the sixteenth English cricketer to score a century on debut,[10] against India at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur.[11] His score of 294, against the same team at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham, in 2011, is the sixth highest total by an English batsman in Test cricket.[12] Cook has scored Test centuries at 23 cricket grounds, including 16 at venues outside England.[13][14] He has scored centuries against all eight Test opponents he has played, and is most successful against India, making six tons against them. In May 2015, Cook became England's all-time leading run scorer in Test matches, when he went past Graham Gooch's tally of 8900 runs. As of August 2017, he is eleventh overall among all-time Test century-makers,[15] and top of the equivalent list for England.[16] He is also England's all-time leading century-maker across all formats, with 36 centuries to his name.

Cook made his ODI debut in 2006 against Sri Lanka at Old Trafford, Manchester.[17] His first century came against India at the Rose Bowl, Southampton, in August 2007.[18] His highest score in the format is 137 runs against Pakistan at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, in 2011.[4] Cook played four Twenty20 International (T20I) matches between 2007 and 2009, without scoring a century.[19] His highest score in T20Is is 26.[2]

Key

A view of a portion of a cricket ground during a Test match with a crowd in the background
Cook has scored four of his Test centuries at the Lord's Cricket Ground.[20]
Key for centuries' lists
Symbol Meaning
* Remained not out.
dagger Man of the match.
double-dagger Captained the England cricket team.
Balls Balls faced.
Pos. Position in the batting order.
Inn. The innings of the match.
Test The number of the Test match played in that series.
S/R Strike rate during the innings.
H/A/N Venue was at home (England), away or neutral.
Date Date the match was held, or the starting date of match for Test matches.
Lost The match was lost by England.
Won The match was won by England.
Drawn The match was drawn.

Test cricket centuries

List of Test centuries scored by Alastair Cook
No. Score Against Pos. Inn. Test Venue H/A/N Date Result Ref
1 104*  India 2 3 1/3 Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur Away 1 March 2006 Drawn [11]
2 105  Pakistan 3 1 1/4 Lord's, London Home 13 July 2006 Drawn [21]
3 127  Pakistan 3 2 2/4 Old Trafford, Manchester Home 27 July 2006 Won [22]
4 116  Australia 2 4 3/5 WACA Ground, Perth Away 14 December 2006 Lost [23]
5 105dagger  West Indies 2 1 1/4 Lord's, London Home 17 May 2007 Drawn [24]
6 106  West Indies 2 3 3/4 Old Trafford, Manchester Home 7 June 2007 Won [25]
7 118  Sri Lanka 1 3 3/3 Galle International Stadium, Galle Away 18 December 2007 Drawn [26]
8 139*  West Indies 2 3 4/5 Kensington Oval, Bridgetown Away 26 February 2009 Drawn [27]
9 160  West Indies 2 1 1/1 Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street Home 14 May 2009 Won [28]
10 118  South Africa 2 2 1/4 Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban Away 26 December 2009 Won [29]
11 173double-dagger  Bangladesh 1 1 1/2 Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong Away 12 March 2010 Won [30]
12 109*double-dagger  Bangladesh 1 4 2/2 Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka Away 20 March 2010 Won [31]
13 110  Pakistan 2 3 3/4 The Oval, London Home 18 August 2010 Lost [32]
14 235*dagger  Australia 2 3 1/5 The Gabba, Brisbane Away 25 November 2010 Drawn [33]
15 148  Australia 2 2 2/5 Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Away 3 December 2010 Won [34]
16 189dagger  Australia 2 2 5/5 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney Away 3 January 2011 Won [35]
17 133  Sri Lanka 2 2 1/3 SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff Home 26 May 2011 Won [36]
18 106  Sri Lanka 2 3 2/3 Lord's, London Home 3 June 2011 Won [37]
19 294dagger  India 2 2 3/4 Edgbaston, Birmingham Home 10 August 2011 Won [38]
20 115  South Africa 2 1 1/3 The Oval, London Home 19 July 2012 Lost [39]
21 176double-dagger  India 1 3 1/4 Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad Away 15 November 2012 Lost [40]
22 122double-dagger  India 1 2 2/4 Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Away 23 November 2012 Won [41]
23 190daggerdouble-dagger  India 1 2 3/4 Eden Gardens, Kolkata Away 5 December 2012 Won [42]
24 116double-dagger  New Zealand 1 2 1/3 University Oval, Dunedin Away 6 March 2013 Drawn [43]
25 130double-dagger  New Zealand 1 3 2/2 Headingley, Leeds Home 24 May 2013 Won [44]
26 105double-dagger  West Indies 1 1 3/3 Kensington Oval, Bridgetown Away 1 May 2015 Lost [45]
27 162double-dagger  New Zealand 2 3 1/2 Lord's, London Home 21 May 2015 Won [46]
28 263daggerdouble-dagger  Pakistan 1 2 1/3 Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi Neutral 15 October 2015 Drawn [47]
29 105double-dagger  Pakistan 1 1 2/4 Old Trafford, Manchester Home 22 July 2016 Won [48]
30 130double-dagger  India 1 3 1/5 Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot Away 13 November 2016 Drawn [49]
31 243  West Indies 1 1 1/3 Edgbaston, Birmingham Home 17 August 2017 Won [50]

One Day International centuries

List of ODI centuries scored by Alastair Cook
No. Score Balls Against Pos. Inn. S/R Venue H/A/N Date Result Ref
1 102 126  India 1 1 80.95 Rose Bowl, Southampton Home 21 August 2007 Won [18]
2 119double-dagger 143  Sri Lanka 1 1 83.21 Lord's, London Home 3 July 2011 Lost [51]
3 137daggerdouble-dagger 142  Pakistan 1 1 96.47 Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi Neutral 13 February 2012 Won [52]
4 102daggerdouble-dagger 121  Pakistan 1 1 84.29 Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi Neutral 15 February 2012 Won [53]
5 112daggerdouble-dagger 120  West Indies 1 2 93.33 The Oval, London Home 19 June 2012 Won [54]

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  • "Alastair Cook One Day International centuries". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 8 December 2012. [permanent dead link]

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