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Alastair Cook becomes first cricketer to be knighted in over a decade

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Alastair Cook becomes first cricketer to be knighted in over a decade

Alastair Cook, 33, will receive a knighthood in the new year honours, making him the first cricketer to gain the award since Ian Botham back in 2007.

 He will be recognised for his contribution to the sport and to English cricket. In his international career, he managed to gain 12,472 runs in 161 Tests and hit 33 centuries, all being England records.

 Having now retired from International Cricket, he recently signed a 3-year contract extension with Essex County Cricket Club.

He becomes the 10th English Cricketer to have ever been knighted - a huge congratulations to the Chef, a well deserved recognition!!

 

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