Can you name all of Alastair Cook’s opening partners for England in Test cricket and ace this quiz?
Finding an opening partner for Alastair Cook has been one of the defining problems for England in Test cricket since the retirement of a certain somebody in 2012. Apart from that pairing, who fronted up in 117 innings together, nobody partnered Cook on more than 22 occasions.
In fact, Cook himself took on a version of this puzzler on a recent episode of the Tuffers and Vaughan Show and managed a mere 11. So even if you’ll never score as many Test runs as the leftie, you might prove yourself better at trivia challenges.
You’ve got three minutes to name all 15 players. Good luck!