Amazing to bat with highest century maker for England: Nick Compton
"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.
"I would say he's very clear. He seems to know exactly what he's doing and what he wants to do. For me, it's easy to chill out there at the other end. It becomes a big difference when you have a player of Cook's calibre."
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.
"He's quite an easy guy to get used to. He keeps things very simple. It's just a good way to get to know someone by getting there in the middle. You can't be closer to someone really in the heat of the battle. I really enjoyed that."
Compton says that Cook is only 27 and his achievements speaks for him.
"He's still young. A lot of players get there at my age probably at 28-29 but he's still very young at 27. It
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