Alastair Cook Runs in India Vs England Test series 2016
Question in detailEngland's quest to win will depend a lot on Alastair Cook's runs in India Vs England Test series 2016. Every time English team visits an Asian country, Captain Cook remains in pivotal role as a batsman. All dominating in subcontinent conditions, Cook has had a stellar Test record in Asia, averaging 57.09 in 45 innings the most by a visiting batsman. Alastair Cook has scored 2341 runs in Asia, including 8 hundreds and 10 fifties. When playing against India in India, Cook does even better as his average astonishingly increases to 61.85. The only England's player to reach 10000 runs in Test cricket, Cook is way ahead of the former English veterans and the players of his generation. With no question mark on his ability to become the leading run scorer from England team, Cook will certainly give his fans reasons to cheer his batting against India.
The visiting batsmen often refrain from facing spinners on turning tracks of India. But, Cook is an exception to those who don't actually fancy the spinners. Averaging 60, Cook is just phenomenal against spinners in subcontinent conditions. In the current English squad, Cook is the only batsmen to score a century in Asia. His total centuries in subcontinent count 8 and 4 of them came against India. That's amazing! So, Cook, in all probability, is the front-runner to become the leading run scorer from England team.
Will Alastair Cook continue his Asian mastery to become the leading run scorer in India Vs England Test series 2016?