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England coast through to Super Six

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Alastair Cook (10/10): After his 776-run Ashes series in 2010-11, Cook said he could never hope to match it. He just did. As embryonic captain and remarkable batsman, he was outstanding. This is his team now. Matches 4. Innings 8. Runs (ave.) 562 (80.28). HS 190. 100s 3. 50s 0

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