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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 24 years 119 days

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

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 24 43 7 2056 200* 57.11 4186 49.11 6 9 212 9 19 0
ODIs 54 50 5 1802 121 40.04 2239 80.48 4 8 134 15 25 0
T20Is 9 7 2 183 90* 36.60 145 126.20 0 1 22 2 5 0
First-class 71 119 16 5227 236 50.74 9875 52.93 13 22 617 16 43 0
List A 83 78 9 2575 121 37.31 3225 79.84 5 12 210 17 35 0
Twenty20 37 31 6 606 90* 24.24 517 117.21 0 2 76 5 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 24 23 684 276 6 2/9 2/9 46.00 2.42 114.0 0 0 0
ODIs 54 34 780 751 12 2/15 2/15 62.58 5.77 65.0 0 0 0
T20Is 9 5 54 96 4 1/13 1/13 24.00 10.66 13.5 0 0 0
First-class 71 65 1929 965 18 3/33 3/33 53.61 3.00 107.1 0 0 0
List A 83 55 1247 1137 24 2/10 2/10 47.37 5.47 51.9 0 0 0
Twenty20 37 24 204 320 8 1/12 1/12 40.00 9.41 25.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at St George's, Apr 21-25, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v England at Sydney, Mar 13, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v India at Birmingham, Sep 7, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class West Indies v England at St George's, Apr 21-25, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Afghanistan v England at Sydney, Mar 13, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 England v India at Birmingham, Sep 7, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
182*, 0/29 England v West Indies St George's 21 Apr 2015 Test # 2158
83, 59, 2/22 England v West Indies North Sound 13 Apr 2015 Test # 2157
87* St Kitts XI v England XI Basseterre 8 Apr 2015 Other
64 England XI v St Kitts XI Basseterre 6 Apr 2015 Other
- England v Afghanistan Sydney 13 Mar 2015 ODI # 3635
0/6, 29 England v Bangladesh Adelaide 9 Mar 2015 ODI # 3630
121, 0/12 England v Sri Lanka Wellington 1 Mar 2015 ODI # 3619
1, 1/27 England v Scotland Christchurch 23 Feb 2015 ODI # 3611
46 England v New Zealand Wellington 20 Feb 2015 ODI # 3607
0/11, 5 England v Australia Melbourne 14 Feb 2015 ODI # 3600
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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Apr 24, 2015

Joe Root pushed England's total ever higher, West Indies v England, 2nd Test, St George's, 4th day, April 24, 2015

Joe Root pushed England's total ever higher

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Apr 24, 2015

Joe Root finished unbeaten on 182, West Indies v England, 2nd Test, St George's, 4th day, April 24, 2015

Joe Root finished unbeaten on 182

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Apr 23, 2015

Hot work: Joe Root heads off with an unbeaten hundred, West Indies v England, 2nd Test, St George's, 3rd day, April 23, 2015

Hot work: Joe Root heads off with an unbeaten hundred

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 & 115/3 Durham 339
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 511/8
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 Hampshire 167/4
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444 Kent 214/7
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 & 105/2 Leics 305
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 306/7
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 Essex 266/2
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 435 Yorkshire 128/3
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