England Former Cricketer Sir Alastair Cook who is England’s driving run scorer and most topped player today gathered his ‘knighthood Award’ from the Queen.
The resigned batsman was at Buckingham Palace to get his gong close by a jumper who was granted a boldness award as far as concerns him in the Thai cavern salvage a year ago and ex Premier League boss Richard Scudamore.
John Volanthen, 48, one of the first to achieve the 12 young men caught underground was given the George Medal, the second most elevated non military personnel valor grant.
Alastair Cook will keep on playing for Essex this year in the wake of marking another three-year bargain last season. The Test pro, who drove his national group to triumphs on a lot of events, conceded that he felt “apprehensive” while accepting the respect.
“It is simply unusual, when you are let you know need to simply walk and stoop, that you ought to get so apprehensive,” Cook said subsequent to getting the respect as indicated by espncricinfo.com.
“I have played cricket before a huge number and done alright however you get similarly as apprehensive simply strolling and stooping, which is bizarre.”
The 34-year-old resigned from worldwide cricket the previous summer and hit a significant century in his last Test coordinate against India at The Oval.
Sir Cook broke a few records amid his England profession and resigned from worldwide cricket as England’s unsurpassed driving Test run-scorer (12,472).
He likewise scored the most hundreds of years for England (33), played the most Tests for England (161), taken the most gets in the field for England (175) and won the most Tests as England skipper (59).
Derek Bowden, Chief Executive at Essex Cricket stated: “Everybody related with the Club is glad for Alastair Cook.
“He’s accomplished such a great amount inside the amusement, and just as being a fabulous cricketer and a world class proficient, he’s been an extraordinary good example for such a significant number of individuals.
“His knighthood is a demonstration of his duty to the diversion and his character both on and off the field.”
The 34-year-old Cook had highlighted in 161 Tests, 92 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 4 Twenty-20 Internationals (T20Is).