India v England: Alastair Cook ‘can match Sachin Tendulkar’

England captain Alastair Cook has the potential to match Sachin Tendulkar’s run-scoring feats, according to batting coach Graham Gooch.

Cook, 27, became the youngest player to reach 7,000 Test runs and England’s most prolific centurion with his 23rd as England beat India in Kolkata.

India’s Tendulkar, 39, has a record 15,643 Test runs and 51 hundreds.

“Potentially [Cook] could go onto that sort of level,” Gooch told BBC Sport. “I don’t think he’s reached his peak.” Read more
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