Former England captain Alastair Cook dinner has prolonged his keep at Essex after signing a brand new two-year deal till 2023.
On Wednesday, the Essex County Cricket Club introduced that Cook dinner will play for them until the tip of the 2023 home season.
Have actually loved my cricket right here at Essex: Alastair Cook dinner
Cook dinner, who’s England’s highest run-scorer in Take a look at cricket with 12,472 runs at a median of 45.35, has helped Essex win the County Championship in 2019 and Bob Willis Trophy in 2020 since his worldwide retirement.
The previous England captain mentioned he’s wanting ahead to taking part in for the membership for one more two years and lauded the group dressing room at Essex for being implausible.
“I’ve actually loved my cricket right here at Essex since my worldwide retirement. We’re fortunate to have a implausible dressing room and nice teaching workers, led brilliantly by Anthony McGrath, and I’m wanting ahead to what hopefully will probably be one other profitable couple of years,” Cook dinner mentioned in an announcement.
Alastair Cook dinner is a superb position mannequin for the youthful lads: Anthony McGrath
Essex head coach Anthony McGrath mentioned Cook dinner remains to be in his prime type who can change the course of the sport from the opposition and known as him the position mannequin of younger gamers.
“It’s nice information that Cooky has dedicated his future to the membership. Alastair remains to be probably the greatest batters on this planet and he’s so essential for us each on and off the sector.
“He has the power to take the sport away from the opponents in each red-ball and white-ball cricket, and that’s one thing each head coach desires of their group,” McGrath mentioned in his assertion.
“He’s additionally a terrific position mannequin for the youthful lads coming via and has a wealth of data that each one the gamers in our dressing room, together with the senior professionals, faucet into occasionally,” he added.
Cook dinner introduced his worldwide retirement on the finish of the India Take a look at collection at dwelling in 2018, he has scored essentially the most runs by a left-handed batter in Take a look at cricket.