Published On: Sep 3, 2018 7:09 PM IST

England set to lose one of their greatest ever players

The latest sports reports flying in from England are suggesting that their former captain, Alister Cook is set to call it quits for his cricketing career. Reportedly, Cook will hang his gloves after the fifth and the final test match against India that is set to be played on September 11th at the Oval stadium, London.

The left-handed batsman played a key role in the English squad over the past few years, leading the team to many memorable victories. Cook is the fastest English player to score more than 10,000 runs in test cricket and that adds a lot of weight to his portfolio.

The Indian players have agreed to take part in the guard of honor to one of the finest test batsmen England has ever produced. England will surely miss the consistency and reliability of Alister Cook in the following series’