India Vs England: Alastair Cook Emotional Retirement


Alasteir Cook Retirement
Alastair Cook

India Vs England: Alastair Cook Emotional Retirement 

The 33-year-old opener batsman announced retirement on Monday after the fifth test against India.

Alastair Cook the opener batsman of England Cried when he broke news about his retirement to his teammates on Wednesday. The 33-year-old opener batsman announced on Monday that he is retiring ring from England side after the fifth test against India, Cook said he first informed his team-mates about this big decision after their memorable victory against India in the 4th test in Southampton but before getting start the match he has told to Joe Root about his retirement plan.

"I was a couple of beers in and I needed to be, otherwise I would have cried more than I actually did," he told to reporters on Wednesday ahead of the final test in Oval. Cook had endured a poor run of form with the bat in nine tests this year in which he has averaged 18.62 runs compared with a career average of 44.88.
 
Cook said: "It clearly crossed my mind because the decision became clear in my mind." But if you are looking for the last two or three years, I have played a large number of games, and I have never felt that it is difficult to put it in words, but in the last six months, there are signs in my mind that (Retirement) is going to happen. "Friday's Test match against India will be at the end of the 12-year international career, during which he has become the highest run-scorer in the country in Tests, of which he has 12,254 runs in 160 outings. England are 3-1 ahead and wrapped the series but Cook is determined to play well and enjoy the last Test win.

"It would be fantastic (to bowl on a high), but winning the most important for England would be great - 4-1 to 3-1 better. If I can play a good inning, it would be fantastic, " he added. "I can see back and say that I became the best player to be made and that means a lot to me."
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