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Chris Cooke

Key facts

Full Name: Christopher Barry Cooke
Born: May 30 1986 , Johannesburg, Gauteng
County: Glamorgan
Batting Style: Right-hand bat

Biography

An aggressive batsman and Glamorgan's back-up wicketkeeper, Cooke made a sensational impact on his Twenty20 debut for the Welsh club against Middlesex in 2011, striking three maximums in a whirlwind six-ball 22. He delivered a lengthier demonstration of his talent the following summer when compiling 137 not out - his maiden List A hundred - against Somerset at Taunton, but he would have to wait until 2013 for a crack at LV= County Championship cricket. Cooke grabbed his chance with both hands and his maiden century in an innings of 171 against Kent at Canterbury towards the end of the 201...

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