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Alastair Cook retires.
« on: 13 October, 2023, 04:57:39 pm »
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2023/oct/13/alastair-cook-retires-from-cricket

Damn. Forget to go to a cricket match for 28 years or so and you miss stuff.

This was the first match which made me aware of him.

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214 v Australia, 2005 - Double hundred serves notice

Ahead of the fifth Ashes Test at the Kia Oval, Cook gave Australia an insight into what to expect in the years to come by crushing a double hundred - 214 in 238 balls - as Essex put the tourists to the sword at Chelmsford

Bruised by England at Trent Bridge, an attack of Brett Lee, Jason Gillespie, Shaun Tait and Michael Kasprowicz shipped 502 runs in a single day, with Cook and Ravi Bopara (135) laying siege.

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Re: Alastair Cook retires.
« Reply #1 on: 13 October, 2023, 05:35:33 pm »
So you're the Proclaimer of the news.

(A PBC reference, m'lud: https://youtu.be/yy9GmieAEaQ?si=MsuQ2kKoGhjV8ddg refers and I'm sure you'll get the rest)
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