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Friday, 07 December 2012 - 8:31
Alastair Cook sets England Test century record in India
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Captain Alastair Cook set a record for England Test centuries with his 23rd as the tourists assumed control of the third Test against India.

The opener passed the mark of 22 held by Wally Hammond, Colin Cowdrey, Geoffrey Boycott and Kevin Pietersen.

Cook made 136 not out as England reached 216-1 in reply to India's 316 all out at the close of day two at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Cook, also became the youngest batsman to reach 7,000 Test runs.

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