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Alastair Cook and Co. Celebrate Test Win Over Team India

Updated: September 12, 2018, 2:13 PM IST
 Having enjoyed the memorable end to his Test career, former England captain Alastair Cook was an emotional man at the end of the final match of the series against India. (Image: AP)
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Having enjoyed the memorable end to his Test career, former England captain Alastair Cook was an emotional man at the end of the final match of the series against India. (Image: AP)

 England won the fifth Test by 118 runs to win the series 4-1. Playing in his last Test, Cook scripted a fairytale ending to his career in the longest format by scoring a century in England's second innings and clinching the man of the match award. (Image: AP)
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England won the fifth Test by 118 runs to win the series 4-1. Playing in his last Test, Cook scripted a fairytale ending to his career in the longest format by scoring a century in England's second innings and clinching the man of the match award. (Image: AP)

 Alastair Cook at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, celebrates with Stuart Broad after winning the fifth cricket test match and the five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)
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Alastair Cook at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, celebrates with Stuart Broad after winning the fifth cricket test match and the five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)

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"It has been the most amazing week. Got a text from Beefy (Ian Botham) and he said Can I have your scriptwriter? The memories shared with my team. Some very good moments," Cook said at the post-match ceremony. (Image: AP)

 Alastair Cook and captain Joe Root pose for photographers after winning the fifth cricket test match and the five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)
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Alastair Cook and captain Joe Root pose for photographers after winning the fifth cricket test match and the five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)

 England's Alastair Cook, at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, celebrates with Joe Root and Sam Curran after winning the fifth cricket test match and the five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)
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England's Alastair Cook, at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, celebrates with Joe Root and Sam Curran after winning the fifth cricket test match and the five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)

 England celebrates after winning the fifth cricket test match and the five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)
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England celebrates after winning the fifth cricket test match and the five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)

 Alastair Cook at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, walks off at the end of the fifth cricket test match of a five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)
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Alastair Cook at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, walks off at the end of the fifth cricket test match of a five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)

 England poses for a team photo after winning the fifth cricket test match and the five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)
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England poses for a team photo after winning the fifth cricket test match and the five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)

 Alastair Cook at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, walks off at the end of the fifth cricket test match of a five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)
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Alastair Cook at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, walks off at the end of the fifth cricket test match of a five-match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London. (Image: AP)

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RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4397 116
2 South Africa 3712 106
3 England 4722 105
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 Australia 3663 102
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