Flashbacking 365 days, cricket world witnessed one of the best farewells to a cricket career as Sir Alastair Cook signed off his Test cricket in an emphatic way. The legendary England batsman scored 147 in the 2nd innings of the 5th Test match against India at the Kia Oval which was the last innings of Cook in the International arena.
He scored 218 runs in his last Test match for England and won the “Man of the Match” award after his team comprehensively triumphed over India by 118 runs.
The 34-year old represented England in 161 Test matches in which he scored 12472 runs including 33 centuries and 57 half-centuries.
He was awarded with the Knighthood by the Queen of England, Elizabeth II, for his services to England cricket. The bloke did some irreplaceable work for his country and made a name which one cannot write off from the history of England cricket.