The Prime Minister has congratulated Alastair Cook on becoming the first England batsman to score 23 Test centuries:
Great news for #englandcricket as Alastair Cook takes record for the most match centuries for an England cricketer – many congratulations.
England team mates Kevin Pietersen and Graeme Swann also joined the applause:
Captain Cook - LEGEND
Huge congratulations to Cooky on his passing 7000 test runs and totting up 23 hundreds. Good job he gave up singing in the choir.