Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Cook trumps critics

England’s new one-day captain Alastair Cook had the ideal riposte to his detractors after being named man-of-the-series in a 3-2 win over Sri Lanka. England came from 2-1 behind to seal a series victory against the World Cup finalists with a 16-run success in the fifth and final one-day international at Old Trafford on