Cooky stepping up to captain the side in their latest game. Not sure the quality of the oppo is up to much at all, particularly their batting:
Essex v Fly Emirates at Sharjah Cricket Stadium (2pm start local time, 10am BST).
Essex won the toss and elected to bat
Essex 343-5 off 45 overs
(Cook 41, Chopra 100, Foster 103, Middlebrook 25, Grant Flower 3, Phillips 33 not out, Westley 15 not out)
Fly Emirates 88 all out off 24.4 overs
(Palladino 1-32 off 5 overs, Westfield 1-10 off 4 overs, Napier 4-16 off 7 overs, Phillips 2-15 off 5 overs, Grant Flower 1-10 off 2.4 overs, Middlebrook 0-2 off 1 over)
Essex won by 255 runs
Then one day it happened, she cut her hair and I stopped loving her.
Self defence is not simply about punching someone repeatedly in the face until they're unconscious, is it?
She took all I had and then she fed me dirt.