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Billy Root      

Full name William Thomas Root

Born August 5, 1992, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 24 years 291 days

Major teams Leicestershire 2nd XI, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire 2nd XI, Worcestershire 2nd XI, Yorkshire 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Brother - JE Root

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 6 9 1 351 133 43.87 598 58.69 1 2 40 2 0 0
List A 8 6 3 250 107* 83.33 267 93.63 1 1 20 3 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 6 4 54 23 0 - - - 2.55 - 0 0 0
List A 8 2 46 42 0 - - - 5.47 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Sussex v Leeds/Bradford MCCU at Hove, Apr 2-4, 2015 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Sep 20-22, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Apr 27, 2017 scorecard
Last List A Northamptonshire v Nottinghamshire at Northampton, May 16, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Notts v Northants Northampton 16 May 2017 LA
- Notts v Lancashire Nottingham 14 May 2017 LA
66 Notts v Durham Nottingham 11 May 2017 LA
2* Notts v Leics Market Warsop 7 May 2017 LA
107* Notts v Warwickshire Birmingham 5 May 2017 LA
0/20, 23* Notts v Derbyshire Derby 2 May 2017 LA
6, 0/22 Notts v Yorkshire Nottingham 29 Apr 2017 LA
46 Notts v Worcs Worcester 27 Apr 2017 LA
0/49, 40 Notts 2nd XI v Derby 2nd XI Denby 24 Apr 2017 Other OD
1/35, 123 Notts 2nd XI v Leics 2nd XI Nottingham 13 Apr 2017 Other OD
Profile

When your older brother is regarded as one of the finest batsmen England have ever produced, building a county career of your own must have its attractions and its downside in equal measure. Billy Root must contend with that as he seeks success at Nottinghamshire in the shadow of brother Joe.

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Apr 27, 2017

Billy Root made a quickfire 46, Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire, Royal London Cup, North Group, New Road, April 27, 2017

Billy Root made a quickfire 46

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Sep 22, 2016

Billy Root reverse sweeps, Somerset v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, September 22, 2016

Billy Root reverse sweeps

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Sep 21, 2016

Tom Abell pounces at short leg to remove Billy Root, Somerset v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, September 21, 2016

Tom Abell pounces at short leg to remove Billy Root

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Sussex v Durham at Hove - May 21-24
Durham 287 & 97/4 (50 ov) Sussex 668
1st ODI: England v South Africa at Leeds
May 24, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby
May 25-28, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford
May 26-29, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea
May 26-29, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells
May 26-29, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Northants v Worcs at Northampton
May 26-29, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham
May 26-29, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton
May 26-29, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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