Alastair Cook bowled over after being awarded CBE

Alastair Cook poses with wife Alice as he holds his CBE medal at Buckingham Palace on Friday. Pic/AFP

England Test captain Alastair Cook was honoured with the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on Saturday. “This is a very special moment not just for me, but my family and friends. It’s a very proud moment to be awarded this,” Cook was quoted as saying by Daily Mail.

He also revealed the conversation he had with Prince Charles. “We spoke a little bit about cricket, farming and he wished me good luck,” Cook, who attended the ceremony with his wife Alice, added.

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