Amazing to bat with the all-time highest century maker for England, says Nick Compton

The grandson of legendary Dennis Compton complimented Cook for his fantastic temperament. "Being very unflappable is probably a good way to describe him (Cook). He's tough. I've really enjoyed the time I spent out there," Compton said.

updated: December 06, 2012 20:10 IST
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Kolkata: England opener Nick Compton on Thursday described the feeling of opening the batting with Alastair Cook as an "amazing one" and said that skipper helps him to "chill out" there in the middle.

"Standing up there today and looking at the board and the stats that Cook is the youngest to put 7000 runs. It was quite an amazing moment! I was batting with this guy, the all-time leading century-maker for England," Compton couldn't stop praising his opening partner.

Compton says that Cook has a very clear head and knows what exactly he's doing.

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