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Alastair Cook Notches Another Record To Give England Handy Lead Over Australia

Alastair Cook Notches Another Record To Give England Handy Lead Over Australia

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Alastair Cook broke yet another record as the Englishman's score of 244 not out turned into the most elevated score ever by a batsman conveying his bat in Test history. Cook broke New Zealand's Glenn Turner's (223 not) record set in 1972 against the West Indies in Kingston. Cook's marathon innings helped the English take a 164-pursue first innings lead the guests were full scale on their overnight score of 491 on the main bundle of the fourth day in the fourth Ashes Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Friday. 



Alastair Cook Notches Another Record To Give England Handy Lead Over Australia

James Anderson was gotten by Cameron Bancroft at bat-cushion off Pat Cummins for a duck to end the innings. Cummins completed with four for 117.

The last Englishman to bring his bat through a Test innings was Mike Atherton's 94 in New Zealand in 1997.

Britain have the two residual days of the Melbourne Test to get an outcome and win their first Test of the arrangement in the wake of surrendering the Ashes in the initial three Test routs.

At the nearby, Cook had been at the wrinkle for 634 minutes and confronted 409 balls to deny the Australians in spite of being dropped twice on 66 and 153 by Steve Smith.

Cook broke various records en route. He outperformed the most noteworthy score by a meeting batsman in a Melbourne Test, bettering the 208 by West Indian extraordinary Viv Richards in 1984.

He prior went past Wally Hammond's 200 set in 1928 as the most astounding Test score at the MCG by an Englishman.

Cook's fifth twofold century likewise launch him above West Indian Brian Lara to end up noticeably the 6th most astounding run-getter in Test cricket with 11,956.

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