Tieing in with the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup and the Ashes series this summer, is a new biography on Sir Alastair Cook, England’s greatest ever batsman. Cook, who was knighted in the New Year’s Honours List, retired from international cricket last September but is to carry on playing for Essex. He is currently commentating on England’s unsuccessful Test series in the West Indies. Author Ollie Brett is a reknowned BBC cricket blogger. G2 is handling the worldwide rights and publicity for the book which is released in May, priced at £9.99. Copies can be pre-ordered via cricshop.com