Whoever saw this wonder of the former England captain, just kept watching, for the first time in his 19-year cricket career.

Cook scored 2 centuries in a match for the first time in his first class career

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Alastair Cook has played 329 matches in his first-class cricket career so far, in which he has scored 25322 runs at an average of 47.41 with 72 centuries. He has 118 half-centuries recorded in this journey. Along with this, 358 catches have also been caught so far.

England (England) The new captain of the cricket team is now Ben Stokes. But here we are talking about former England captain Alastair Cook. (Alastair Cook) Of. The Alastair Cook who hasn’t done what he hasn’t done in his 19-year first-class career, has done it now. Cook, who made his debut in 2003, has done something in 2022, which has never been seen before in his career. Now you must be thinking that England What did this former captain of the cricket team do after all? So did what every batsman aspires to do. To score two centuries in a match. Cook had never done this in his first class career. This amazing first time he yorkshire (Yorkshire) done in the match of the County Championship against.

Playing for Essex, Alastair Cook has scored a century in both the innings. This is the first time he has done this in his first class career. Essex’s team scored a big score with his century in the first innings against Yorkshire, then in the second innings, the match was drawn by weaving a century warp.

Cook’s 71st FC century

Alastair Cook batted for 340 minutes in the first innings. During this he faced 268 balls and scored 107 runs. Cook’s innings included 14 fours. This was the 71st century of Cook’s first-class career. He also played a century partnership with Paul Walter for the third wicket during this century while opening for Essex. Cook was dismissed for the third wicket in the first innings. Thanks to his century, Essex scored 403 runs in the first innings.

Yorkshire took the lead

In response, the first innings of Yorkshire was also strong, however. Yorkshire posted a total of 465 runs in their first innings, thanks to a century from Harry Brooke and 75 from former England captain Joe Root. In this way, he got a 63-run lead over Essex in the first innings.

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Cook’s 72nd century and match draw

In the second innings, Yorkshire tried its 9 bowlers but not a single wicket of Essex fell. Alastair Cook once again settled on the wicket. This time he also got the full support of his opening partner. Nick Brown, who was dismissed for zero in the first innings, remained unbeaten in the second innings with a half-century. At the same time, Alastair Cook scored a century after scoring 198 minutes on the wicket. Cook faced 183 balls in his second innings century and remained unbeaten on 102. During this he hit 11 fours. This is the 72nd century of his first class career. In this way, with these 72 centuries, 25322 runs have been scored in 329 matches played so far in first class cricket.