England's Won This:

Completely tucked away as an England legend and a genuine extraordinary of the diversion, Cook was the main batsman in two of the best abroad triumphs in Test history, England's Ashes win in 2010/11, and their triumph in India in 2012/13. Nonetheless, his shape has disappeared as of late, and regardless of scoring twofold hundreds against the Windies and Australia inside the most recent year, he has arrived at the midpoint of under 35 since surrendering the captaincy toward the finish of 2016, a move many anticipated that would revive him. He has just passed fifty once this year, and has chosen that currently is the opportune time to consider it daily.

"After much idea and consultation in the course of the most recent couple of months I have chosen to report my retirement from universal cricket toward the finish of this Test arrangement against India," he said. "Despite the fact that it is a pitiful day, I can do as such with a major grin all over knowing I have given everything and there is nothing left in the tank."

Cook has had an England vocation unmatched by anybody, and has set records that may never be broken. And additionally totalling up 12,254 Test runs and 32 Test hundreds of years up until this point, his last Test at The Oval will be his 159th back to back diversion in the longest arrangement, the longest such streak in all global cricket. "I have accomplished more than I could have ever envisioned and feel exceptionally favored to have played for such quite a while close by a portion of the greats of the English amusement. The possibility of not sharing the changing area, once more, with a portion of my colleagues was the hardest piece of my choice, however I know the planning is correct."

Cook is England's record Test run-scorer and century creator Cook is England's record Test run-scorer and century producer

"I have adored cricket as long as I can remember from playing in the garden as a youngster and will keep in mind that it is so uncommon to pull on an England shirt. So I know it is the perfect time to give the up and coming age of youthful cricketers their swing to engage us and feel the massive pride that accompanies speaking to your nation."

Cook saved uncommon acclaim for his long-lasting guide, mentor, and youth icon Graham Gooch. "There are an excessive number of individuals to thank separately, however an uncommon say must go to Graham Gooch. As a multi year-old I lined for his signature outside Essex County Cricket Club and years after the fact was so lucky to make them tutor me. Graham was my sounding board, particularly in the early long stretches of my vocation, investing for what seems like forever tossing balls at me with his pooch stick. He influenced me to acknowledge you generally need to continue enhancing whatever you are attempting to accomplish."

Far from cricket, Cook can frequently be discovered watching out for sheep on his homestead, and he credited his family to support him through his profession. "My family and I have had 12 superb years satisfying my fantasies and this couldn't have been managed without them. So I wish to thank my folks and siblings, my better half, Alice, and her family for their peaceful, resolute help in the background. As cricketers, who travel every now and again, we frequently don't understand exactly how essential our families are to our prosperity."

He will keep on playing cricket locally, for his district Essex. "I might likewise want to express gratitude toward Essex County Cricket Club for their assistance and support as far back as I was 12, and I can hardly wait to get completely required with them in the 2019 season. I wish the England group each achievement later on, and I will watch with extraordinary energy."