PICTURES: Alastair Cook hits another hundred

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Updated: Thursday, December 6, 2012, 16:30 [IST]
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Kolkata, Dec 6: Alastair Cook struck his third century in as many matches to put England in control against India in the third Test at Eden Gardens on Thursday. Cook remained unbeaten on 136 as England made 216/1 on second day.


Cook, with his ton on second day, became the highest century-maker for England in Tests. This was Cook's 23rd hundred.

The left-hander also reached 7,000-Test runs milestone. He became the youngest to score 7,000 erasing Sachin Tendulkar's record.

Here are the images from second day's play.


Cook and Compton show

Alastair Cook and Nick Compton during their 165-run stand for the first wicket.

Another hundred for Cook

Alastair Cook has another hundred, third in as many matches. Overall, his 23rd in Tests.

Cook sweeps en route to hundred

Alastair Cook plays a sweep shot.

Thumbs up from Panesar

Monty Panesar is happy after taking four wickets.

MS Dhoni has a fifty

MS Dhoni raises his bat after scoring a half century.

Dhoni plays a shot

MS Dhoni plays a shot during his knock of 52.

England on a high

Alastair Cook (left) and Monty Panesar celebrate after the latter dismissed Zaheer Khan.

Story first published:  Thursday, December 6, 2012, 15:49 [IST]
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