MARKS ( OUT OF 10): COOK 9 CLARKE 9
you know who their captain is but when you look at England there are times when it could be Jimmy Anderson, Stuart Broad or Graeme Swann. Cook lets them do it because they are senior figures who know what they are doing. no factions in the England camp as there were in Australia’s.
Cook is popular, I don’t know anyone in the team or out of it who would have a bad word to say about him – and that’s unusual for a captain. He’s a sensible, likeable lad who you would want to play for. He doesn’t do anything for show, which I like about his
DOUBLE MILESTONE: Australian captain Michael Clarke, left, and England captain Alastair Cook face a pivotal battle as both play their 100th Test.