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County Championship-Alastair Cook commits until 2023 season after extension of Essex contract – WWE Sports

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Former England captain remains in the game after signing a two-year renewal

Alastair Cook After signing a new two-year contract with Essex, he continues to play cricket at the age of 38.

Cook, the greatest test cricket run scorer and former captain of all time, was a key player in a series of red ball titles, signing a three-year contract with Essex when he retired from an international match in 2018. In 2019 and 2020, the Bob Willis Trophy was held following the County Championship.

Cook downplayed the prospect of retirement at the beginning of the 2021 season, but Essex could endure the most turbulent summers of recent memory and qualify for Division 1 of the Championship. Unable to, a report later in the season suggested that he was considering making a phone call after his career time Controversy with Ronnie Irani, Members of their board and chairman of their cricket committee.
But after Irani left the club in mid-October John Stevenson’Cook has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and has decided to play. Essex announced on Tuesday that it has signed contracts for the 2022 and 2023 seasons.

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County Championship-Alastair Cook commits until 2023 season after extension of Essex contract

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