A picture dated May 27, 2013 shows England"s Alastair Cook celebrating reaching his century during the fourth day"s play in the second international cricket Test match between England and New Zealand
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Captain Cook leads England's quest for Ashes glory

In just over a week Alastair Cook will lead England's quest for glory at the Ashes.

The 28-year-old Essex batman and his team mates will take to the field against Australia at Trent Bridge.

Patrick Gearey went to meet him to find out how he is preparing for one of cricket's toughest competitions.

  • 09 Jul 2013
  • From the section UK
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