‘I’ve played my last game for England’: Alastair Cook relishing county life

• Essex opener made 150 against Cambridge University last week
• ‘I’ve had my time. I’ve had an amazing journey’

It might be a stretch to see Alastair Cook as the Billy Bonds of cricket, although the England and now exclusively Essex hero shares with the long-ago West Ham favourite the old-fashioned virtues of loyalty and commitment. Cook, a classic one-club loyalist, has never played his serious cricket anywhere but for Essex and England – and, no, he does not envisage an international comeback.

“I’ve played my last game for England,” he said on Tuesday. He looked like he meant it.

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