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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 26 years 22 days

Major teams England, England Lions, England Under-19s, Yorkshire, Yorkshire 2nd XI, Yorkshire Academy, Yorkshire Under-17s

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Brother - WT Root

Joseph Edward Root
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 53 98 11 4594 254 52.80 8352 55.00 11 27 507 15 65 0
ODIs 80 75 7 3149 125 46.30 3678 85.61 8 19 257 28 35 0
T20Is 21 19 3 600 90* 37.50 437 137.29 0 4 64 14 12 0
First-class 103 178 20 8122 254 51.40 14439 56.25 20 40 953 25 96 0
List A 110 104 11 3967 125 42.65 4719 84.06 9 23 336 30 45 0
Twenty20 53 47 9 1182 92* 31.10 915 129.18 0 7 136 20 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 53 50 1427 721 15 2/9 2/9 48.06 3.03 95.1 0 0 0
ODIs 80 41 906 877 13 2/15 2/15 67.46 5.80 69.6 0 0 0
T20Is 21 8 72 128 6 2/9 2/9 21.33 10.66 12.0 0 0 0
First-class 103 96 2786 1460 29 3/33 3/33 50.34 3.14 96.0 0 0 0
List A 110 62 1373 1263 25 2/10 2/10 50.52 5.51 54.9 0 0 0
Twenty20 53 29 246 397 10 2/9 2/9 39.70 9.68 24.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Chennai, Dec 16-20, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI India v England at Cuttack, Jan 19, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v Pakistan at Manchester, Sep 7, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class India v England at Chennai, Dec 16-20, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A India v England at Cuttack, Jan 19, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 England v Pakistan at Manchester, Sep 7, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
54 England v India Cuttack 19 Jan 2017 ODI # 3821
78, 0/22 England v India Pune 15 Jan 2017 ODI # 3819
88, 0/12, 6 England v India Chennai 16 Dec 2016 Test # 2241
21, 2/31, 77 England v India Mumbai 8 Dec 2016 Test # 2239
15, 78 England v India Mohali 26 Nov 2016 Test # 2238
0/9, 53, 25 England v India Visakhapatnam 17 Nov 2016 Test # 2235
124, 4, 0/5 England v India Rajkot 9 Nov 2016 Test # 2232
56, 1 England v Bangladesh Dhaka 28 Oct 2016 Test # 2227
40, 0/5, 1 England v Bangladesh Chittagong 20 Oct 2016 Test # 2225
0/14, 24 England XI v BCB XI Chittagong 16 Oct 2016 Other
Profile

That Joe Root will one day captain England has been taken as read since he hit the grand old age of 23 - but for the moment it is his batting potential which so excites England. It is a rare England batsman who achieves maturity so quickly, but Root has looked consumed by the delights of batting from the moment he first took guard. Fast bowlers worldwide might begin to find his scampish grin a little wearing.

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Jan 19, 2017

Joe Root struck yet another fifty on England's tour of India, India v England, 2nd ODI, Cuttack, January 19, 2017

Joe Root struck yet another fifty on England's tour of India

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Jan 15, 2017

Joe Root flays one through cover, India v England, 1st ODI, Pune, January 15, 2017

Joe Root flays one through cover

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Jan 15, 2017

Joe Root looks on after playing a hook shot, India v England, 1st ODI, Pune, January 15, 2017

Joe Root looks on after playing a hook shot

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Tour Results
Bangladesh v England at Dhaka - Mar 20-24, 2010
England won by 9 wickets
Bangladesh v England at Chittagong - Mar 12-16, 2010
England won by 181 runs
Bangladesh A v England XI at Chittagong - Mar 7-9, 2010
Match drawn
Bangladesh v England at Chittagong - Mar 5, 2010
England won by 45 runs
Bangladesh v England at Dhaka - Mar 2, 2010
England won by 2 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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