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Alastair Cook Centuries: List of centuries in Test, ODIs & T20Is

Alastair Cook has the most number of Test tons for England.

When Alastair Cook made his International debut against India in a test series in India in 2006, the left-hander made an impression in everyone’s mind. In the first test at Nagpur, he scored 60 & 106 in both innings respectively. The opener was technically solid and adapted well to all types of conditions. His footwork helped him play the spinners well on subcontinent wickets while his batting revolved around timing and placement.

Cook never tried to hit the ball hard but it was his effortless timing that stood out. In this piece, we discuss the number of centuries the former England test skipper scored in his International career. Cook scored 38 centuries and 76 half-centuries in his International career with a highest score of 294 scoring 15737 runs. He scored 5 double-centuries in his test career. We take a look at his centuries in all formats in detail:

List Alastair Cook’s Test Centuries

The left-hander was technically correct with his footwork and strokeplay that enabled him to sustain in test cricket for 12 years. The former skipper had all the shots in the book. His cover drives and backfoot punches were a treat to watch. Cook scored 33 centuries and 57 half-centuries in his test career with a highest score of 294 registering 12472 runs with an average of 45.35. He made his test debut at the age of 21 against India in Nagpur in March 2006. Cook scored runs in all conditions and possessed a technique that helped him score runs on all kinds of wickets. Cook’s temperament and patience allowed him to stay at the wicket for longer durations in test matches.

Sr noDateAgainstScoreInningsVenueResult
11st March 2006England104*3Vidarbha Cricket Association, NagpurDraw
213th July 2006Pakistan1051Lords, LondonDraw
327th July 2006Pakistan1272Old Trafford, ManchesterWon
414th December 2006Australia1164WACA Ground, PerthLost
517th May 2007West Indies1051Lords, LondonDraw
67th June 2007West Indies1063Old Trafford, ManchesterWon
718th December 2007Sri Lanka1183Galle, International Stadium, GalleDraw
826th February 2009West Indies139*3Kensington Oval, BridgetownDraw
914th May 2009West Indies1601Riverside Ground, Chester Le StreetWon
1026th December 2009South Africa1182Kingsmead Cricket Ground, DurbanWon
1112th March 2010Bangladesh1731Zohur Ahmed Chowdhary Stadium, ChittagongWon
1229th March 2010Bangladesh109*4Sher e Bangla National Cricket Stadium, DhakaWon
1318th August 2010Pakistan 1103The Oval, LondonLost
1425th November 2010Australia235*3The Gabba, BrisbaneDraw
153rd December 2010Australia1482Adelaide Oval, AdelaideWon
163rd January 2011Australia1892Sydney Cricket Ground, SydneyWon
1726th May 2011Sri Lanka1332Sophia Gardens, CardiffWon
183rd June 2011Sri Lanka1063Lords, LondonWon
1910th August 2011India2942Edgbaston, BirminghamWon
2019th July 2012South Africa1151The Oval, LondonLost
2115th November 2012India1763Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, AhmedabadLost
2223rd November 2012India1222Wankhede Stadium, MumbaiWon
235th December 2012India1902Eden Gardens, KolkataWon
246th March 2013New Zealand 1162University Oval, DunedinDraw
2524th May 2013New Zealand1303Headingly, LeedsWon
261st May 2015West Indies1051Kensington Oval, BridgetownLost
2721st May 2015West Indies1623Lords, LondonWon
2815th October 2015Pakistan 2632Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu DhabiDraw
2922nd July 2016Pakistan 1051Old Trafford, ManchesterWon
3013th November 2016India1303Saurashtra Cricket Association, RajkotDraw
3117th August 2017West Indies1431Edgbaston, BirminghamWon
3226th December 2017Australia244*2Melbourne Cricket Ground, MelbourneDraw
337th September 2018India1473The Oval, LondonWon

List of Alastair Cook’s ODI Centuries

Cook made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in June 2007. The left-hander scored his first ODI century against India at the Rose Bowl Stadium, in Southampton. The former skipper had the temperament to play in the limited-overs format. He played his last ODI against Sri Lanka in December 2014. He scored 3204 runs in 92 ODIs averaging 36.40 with a highest score of 137. He scored 5 centuries and 19 half-centuries in his limited-overs career.

Sr NoDateAgainstScoreInningsVenueResult
121st August 2007India1021Rose Bowl, SouthamptonWon
23rd July 2011Sri Lanka1191Lords, LondonLost
313th February 2012Pakistan1371Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu DhabiWon
415th February 2012Pakistan1021Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu DhabiWon
519th June 2012West Indies1122The Oval, LondonWon

List of Alastair Cook’s T20I Centuries

Cook preferred playing test and limited overs cricket but represented England in 4 T20Is scoring 61 runs. He couldn’t score a century or a half-century in this format.

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