Monday, 27 May 2013

Alastair Cook - Second Youngest to score 25 Test Hundreds

Alastair Cook completed his 25th test century on the 4th day of the 2nd test vs NZ. He is the 17th player to do so and first by an England batsman. He also completed 7500 test runs, 7th by an England batsman. He also scored his 7th test century as captain only in his 11th innings as captain.


Cook, after his 25th test hundreds


He is the second youngest after Sachin Tendulkar to complete 25 test hundreds

Player
Age
Sachin Tendulkar
27y, 330d
Alastair Cook
28y, 153d
Ricky Ponting
30y, 321d
Graeme Smith
31y, 171d
Mahela Jayawardene
31y, 270d



He is the youngest player to complete 7500 Test Runs


Player
Age
Alastair Cook
28y, 153d
Sachin Tendulkar
28y, 305d
Jacques Kallis
30y, 78d
Graeme Smith
30y, 282d
Ricky Ponting
30y, 319d 


Most Test Hundreds for England


Player
Hundreds
Innings
Alastair Cook
25
163
Wally Hammond
22
140
Kevin Pietersen
22
161
Sir Colin Cowdrey
22
188
Geoff Boycott
22
193

Most Test Hundreds by Captains for England

Player
Hundreds
Innings
Graham Gooch
12
63
Peter May
10
65
Andrew Strauss
9
85
Michael Vaughan
9
94
Mike Atherton
8
98
Alastair Cook
7
21