Geoff Cook

Country: England
Born: October 09, 1951, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
Height: 6ft
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox

Geoff Cook Bio

Geoffrey Cook is a renowned cricket player and administrator from England. Known for his commitment to the sport and his significant contributions to the development of cricket, Cook’s journey in the game has been marked by passion and dedication.

Born and raised in the north-east region of England, Cook’s love for cricket blossomed from a young age. He exhibited his talent and ability as an opening batsman, showcasing his skills for his county team. While he may not have made a significant mark on the international stage as a player, Cook’s greatest impact came in the world of administration and coaching.

Cook dedicated several years of his life to improving the conditions and opportunities for county professionals as the secretary and chairman of the Cricketer’s Association. His tireless work in this role provided a platform for aspiring cricketers to excel and thrive in the game.

In 1991, Cook returned to his native north-east as the Director of Cricket for Durham’s inaugural season as a first-class county. This move proved to be a turning point for both Cook and the club. Under his guidance, Durham experienced multiple milestones and significant achievements.

In 2007, Cook assumed the role of coach for Durham and led the team to their first-ever silverware, the Friends Provident Trophy. This success served as a springboard for even greater accomplishments in the following season, as Durham secured the Championship title with a victory against Kent. Cook considered this achievement as one of his proudest moments in his cricketing career.

While Cook’s playing career did not translate into international success, he proved himself to be an exceptional coach. His ability to inspire and guide his players allowed Durham to reach unprecedented heights. His passion for the game was infectious, and his expertise was invaluable in nurturing the talents of young cricketers.

Cook’s impact on English cricket goes beyond his on-field contributions. His work as an administrator and coach helped shape the landscape of the sport in England, providing countless opportunities and resources to aspiring cricketers. He has left a lasting legacy as a champion of the game, serving as an inspiration to many in the cricketing community.

Throughout his career, Cook’s commitment to the sport has been unwavering. His love for cricket has fueled his desire to make a difference and leave a lasting impact. His dedication and passion have earned him the respect and admiration of players, fans, and officials alike.

Geoffrey Cook’s journey in cricket serves as a testament to the power of perseverance, hard work, and dedication. His contributions to the game have solidified his place in cricketing history, and he will forever be remembered as a true pioneer and ambassador for English cricket.

Geoff Cook Career Stats

Geoff Cook Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 7 13 0 203 66 15.61 529 38.37 0 2 20 0 9 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 6 6 0 106 32 17.66 261 40.61 0 0 6 0 2 0
FC 460 793 65 23277 203 31.97 - - 37 112 - - 419 3
List A 370 346 28 8456 130 26.59 - - 4 51 - - 154 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Geoff Cook Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 7 3 42 27 0 - - - 3.85 - 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 460 - 1238 806 15 3/47 - 53.73 3.9 82.5 - 0 0
List A 370 - 12 10 0 - - - 5 - 0 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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