Alastair Cook's England career in numbers after receiving knighthood
Last Updated: 28/12/18 2:38pm
With Alastair Cook earning a knighthood in the New Year Honours list, Sky Cricket statistician Benedict Bermange looks at his record-breaking numbers for England...
12,472 Test runs, the most for England, and the fifth-most in history
33 Test centuries, the most for England
Fifth player from any country to score a hundred in their first and last Test
90 scores of 50 or more - the most for England
161 Tests - the most for England
Played in 67 Test victories - the most for England
59 Tests as captain - the most for England
175 catches in the field - the most for England
2171 minutes - the time he batted in the 2010/11 Ashes, a record for a five-match series
159 consecutive Test appearances, the most for any team
Won the Ashes in 2009, 2010/11, 2013 and 2015 - the last two as captain
Reached No 2 in the ICC Test Batting rankings in September 2011
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