Cook bows out with superb century: 5th Test, Day 4 (Oval)

Alastair Cook struck 147 in his last Test innings before retirement as England pounded India again and are on the brink of a win.

Cook was associated in a 259-run third-wicket stand with Joe Root (125) to help England post 423-8 declared.

Anderson and Broad struck early as India stumbled to 58-3 whilst chasing a distant 464 for victory.

India 292 and 58 for 3 (Rahul 46*, Rahane 10*) need a further 406 runs to beat England 332 and 423 for 8 dec (Cook 147, Root 125).

Sept 2018.

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