• Alastair Cook signs new two-year Essex contract

    by  • May 6, 2016 • Cricket • 0 Comments

    England Test skipper Alastair Cook has committed his County Cricket future by signing a new two-year contract with Essex.

    The left-handed opening batsman, who made his first-class debut for the Chelmsford outfit in 2003, has played 79 first-class matches and had a nice start to the 2016 season.

    “I’ve been at Essex for all of my career since making my debut in 2003 and I hope to continue playing here for as long as possible,” the 31-year-old told the club website.

    Cook has scored a total of 523 runs in Essex’s first four matches of the season, including three centuries and helping the club to 21 points clear at the top of Division Two.

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