Ashes

Cook dismissed for 189 runs

2011-01-05 07:00
Alastair Cook (AP)

Sydney - England opener Alastair Cook was dismissed for 189 just after tea on the third day of the fifth Ashes Test on Wednesday.

The 26-year-old left the field to a standing ovation from the Sydney Cricket Ground crowd after being caught low at gully by Mike Hussey off the bowling of Shane Watson.

The outstanding batsmen of the series, left-hander Cook batted for 488 minutes, faced 342 balls and hit 16 fours in his innings.

He has now accumulated 766 runs in five Tests, making him the second-most prolific English batsman in an Ashes series after Wally Hammond, who made 905 in 1928-29.

His dismissal left England, who have already retained the Ashes, with a first-innings lead of 100 runs with four wickets in hand.


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