On Monday (September 3rd), yet another legendary player, this time from England, Alastair Cook calls time on his glorious International career. And it has been one hell of a ride for the English player over the years. Meanwhile, the former Australian skipper, Steven Smith applauded Cook’s incredible career.
The former skipper of England Cook led the team from the front with utmost sincerity and scored runs with a great determination. As they say, every good thing comes to an end, England’s greatest servant too bids farewell to the gentleman’s game cricket.
Congratulations Alastair Cook on an outstanding career – Steven Smith:
Rampant Smith, who is currently serving the one-year ban period congratulates Cook for his sheer brilliance. He calls him the greatest ever England cricketer to grace the beautiful game of cricket.
Highlighting Cook’s determination, Smith also mentioned the mental strength of Cook. He also hailed Cook’s hunger for scoring runs and the unique batting technique in the international cricket arena.
Steven Smith’s tweet read: “Congratulations Alastair Cook on an outstanding career. A man with a unique technique, incredible mental strength and a serious appetite for runs. Will go down as one of England’s best ever.”
Congratulations Alistair Cook on an outstanding career. A man with a unique technique, incredible mental strength and a serious appetite for runs. Will go down as one of England’s best ever
— Steve Smith (@stevesmith49) September 4, 2018
However, as Smith said, Alistair Cook go down as one of the finest English cricketers ever to grace the game. He will play his fifth and final Test at Oval London Test against India.
Steven Smith ruled out from CPL 2018:
Meanwhile, the discarded Australian professional Smith signed for Barbados Tridents to ply his trade for the first time in Carribean Premier League (CPL 2018). He showed his bowling and batting skills to help his side to win crucial moments of the game.
Despite his stint gone well with the team, unfortunately, he was ruled out from the tourney due to muscle strain.
Smith has been one of the few players performing for Barbados in the tournament. Sadly, they will miss him for the remaining games.
In conclusion, Steven Smith also expressed delight while watching England star Alastair Cook over the years.