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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 24 years 63 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 22 40 6 1732 200* 50.94 3745 46.24 5 7 179 4 15 0
ODIs 52 49 5 1773 121 40.29 2192 80.88 4 8 132 15 21 0
T20Is 9 7 2 183 90* 36.60 145 126.20 0 1 22 2 5 0
First-class 69 116 15 4903 236 48.54 9434 51.97 12 20 584 11 39 0
List A 81 77 9 2546 121 37.44 3178 80.11 5 12 208 17 31 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 22 21 510 225 4 2/9 2/9 56.25 2.64 127.5 0 0 0
ODIs 52 33 774 745 12 2/15 2/15 62.08 5.77 64.5 0 0 0
T20Is 9 5 54 96 4 1/13 1/13 24.00 10.66 13.5 0 0 0
First-class 69 63 1755 914 16 3/33 3/33 57.12 3.12 109.6 0 0 0
List A 81 54 1241 1131 24 2/10 2/10 47.12 5.46 51.7 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 England v India at The Oval, Aug 15-17, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Mar 1, 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 Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds, Sep 23-26, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Mar 1, 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
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
85, 0/3 England v Pakistan Sydney 11 Feb 2015 Other OD
- England v West Indies Sydney 9 Feb 2015 Other OD
25 England v Australia Perth 1 Feb 2015 ODI # 3597
3 England v India Perth 30 Jan 2015 ODI # 3595
69 England v Australia Hobart 23 Jan 2015 ODI # 3589
- England v India Brisbane 20 Jan 2015 ODI # 3586
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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Mar 1, 2015

Joe Root and James Taylor added 98 together, England v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Wellington, March 1, 2015

Joe Root and James Taylor added 98 together

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Mar 1, 2015

Joe Root prepares to flay the ball, England v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Wellington, March 1, 2015

Joe Root prepares to flay the ball

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Mar 1, 2015

Joe Root soaks in the cheers after getting to a century, England v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Wellington, March 1, 2015

Joe Root soaks in the cheers after getting to a century

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Country Fixtures Country Results
33rd Match, Pool A: England v Bangladesh at Adelaide
Mar 9, 2015 (14:00 local | 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT -1d | 22:30 CDT -1d | 20:30 PDT -1d)
38th Match, Pool A: Afghanistan v England at Sydney
Mar 13, 2015 (14:30 local | 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT -1d | 22:30 CDT -1d | 20:30 PDT -1d)
M.C.C. v Yorkshire at Abu Dhabi
Mar 22-25, 2015 (14:30 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
Cambs MCCU v Northants at Cambridge
Apr 2-4, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff
Apr 2-4, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Hampshire v Lbrough MCCU at Southampton
Apr 2-4, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Oxford MCCU v Worcs at Oxford
Apr 2-4, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Somerset v Durham MCCU at Taunton
Apr 2-4, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Sussex v Lds-Brd MCCU at Hove
Apr 2-4, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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