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Alastair Cook announces Retirement from International Cricket

ONI BureauEngland opener Alastair Cook has announced his retirement from International Cricket following the conclusion of England’s ongoing Test series against India.

The 33-year old Cook, who also captained England, record 59 Tests and 69 ODIs. He is the youngest player to complete 12,000 Test runs. Cook has scored a record 32 Test centuries for England.

However, his form has decreased in recent times and he has decided that now is the right time to call it a day. Reportedly, he will continue to play cricket domestically, for his county Essex.