|Real Name||Alastair Nathan Cook|
|Nickname||Captain Cook, Cookie, Cookie Monster, Chef|
|Profession||English Cricketer (Batsman)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 185 cm|
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 1”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 77 kg|
in Pounds- 170 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 40 Inches|
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|International Debut||Test- 1 March 2006 vs India in Nagpur|
ODI- 28 June 2006 vs Srilanka in Manchester
T20- 28 June 2007 vs West Indies in London
|Jersey Number||#26 (England)|
|Batting Style||Left Handed Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm slow|
|Nature on field||Calm|
|Likes to play against||Australia|
|Favourite Shot||Cut, pull|
|Records/Achievements (main ones)||• In December 2006, Cook became the only Englishman to score 4 centuries before his 22nd birthday.|
• In December, the following year, Cook became the only Englishman and second worldwide to score 1,000 runs in maiden year. Additionally, the same month he became the only Englishman to score 7 centuries before his 23rd birthday.
• In January 2011, While playing in the Ashes Test series in Australia, Cook set the world record for the most time spent batting in a five-test series; he spent a combined 2,171 minutes on the crease, which accounts to a little above 36 hours.
• Cook set a new world record in December, 2012, by scoring consecutive centuries in his first five Tests as captain.
• In August 2015, Cook became the first England cricketer to be involved in 50 Test wins.
• In May 2016, Cook Surpassed Sachin Tendulkar, to become the youngest player to Score 10,000 Test Runs. At 31 years and 158 days, he broke Tendulkar's record, who was 31 years and 326 days old at the time of achieving this milestone.
• Cook became England's most capped player in Tests in October, 2016, surpassing Alec Stewart's record of 134 matches. In addition, the following month, he became England's most capped Test captain, surpassing Mike Atherton's record of 54 matches.
|Career Turning Point||Cook's consistent high- scoring performances in the domestic version of the game helped him cement his spot in the national team.|
|Date of Birth||25 December 1984|
|Age (as in 2016)||32 Years|
|Birth Place||Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|School||St Paul's Cathedral School, London|
Bedford School, Bedfordshire
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Graham Cook (Engineer)|
Mother- Stephanie Cook (Teacher)
Brother- Laurence Cook, Adrian Cook
|Controversies||Alastair Cook led English team came under a lot of scrutiny after their 3-0 victory at the 2013 edition of Ashes. The home side was alleged to have urinated on the Oval pitch following their long celebration on the ground. Australian media further alleged that a number of English players took turns to urinate while others around cheered them.|
|Favourite Pub||The Lansdowne in Primrose Hill|
|Favourite Destination||Abu Dhabi, Morocco|
|Favourite Food||Rump steak|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Alice Hunt (Model)|
|Wife||Alice Hunt (Married 2012)|
|Children||Daughter- Elsie Cook (Born April 2014), Name Not Known (Born October 2016)|