Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 24 years 249 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 32 58 8 2733 200* 54.66 5227 52.28 8 13 304 12 33 0
ODIs 59 55 6 2076 121 42.36 2492 83.30 6 9 167 17 28 0
T20Is 10 8 2 251 90* 41.83 191 131.41 0 2 30 3 5 0
First-class 79 134 17 5904 236 50.46 10916 54.08 15 26 709 19 57 0
List A 88 83 10 2849 121 39.02 3478 81.91 7 13 243 19 38 0
Twenty20 39 33 6 729 90* 27.00 602 121.09 0 4 93 6 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 32 33 1029 497 12 2/9 2/9 41.41 2.89 85.7 0 0 0
ODIs 59 37 828 802 12 2/15 2/15 66.83 5.81 69.0 0 0 0
T20Is 10 5 54 96 4 1/13 1/13 24.00 10.66 13.5 0 0 0
First-class 79 75 2274 1186 24 3/33 3/33 49.41 3.12 94.7 0 0 0
List A 88 58 1295 1188 24 2/10 2/10 49.50 5.50 53.9 0 0 0
Twenty20 39 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 Australia at The Oval, Aug 20-23, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v New Zealand at Chester-le-Street, Jun 20, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v New Zealand at Manchester, Jun 23, 2015 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 20-23, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v New Zealand at Chester-le-Street, Jun 20, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 England v New Zealand at Manchester, Jun 23, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/13, 6, 11 England v Australia The Oval 20 Aug 2015 Test # 2178
130 England v Australia Nottingham 6 Aug 2015 Test # 2175
63, 0/7, 38* England v Australia Birmingham 29 Jul 2015 Test # 2173
2/55, 1, 0/32, 17 England v Australia Lord's 16 Jul 2015 Test # 2171
134, 60, 2/28 England v Australia Cardiff 8 Jul 2015 Test # 2170
68 England v New Zealand Manchester 23 Jun 2015 T20I # 423
4 England v New Zealand Chester-le-Street 20 Jun 2015 ODI # 3659
0/10, 106* England v New Zealand Nottingham 17 Jun 2015 ODI # 3657
54, 0/21 England v New Zealand Southampton 14 Jun 2015 ODI # 3656
0/20, 6 England v New Zealand The Oval 12 Jun 2015 ODI # 3655
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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Aug 23, 2015

Ben Stokes and Joe Root enjoy the winning feeling, England v Australia, 5th Investec Ashes Test, The Oval, 4th day, August 23, 2015

Ben Stokes and Joe Root enjoy the winning feeling

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Aug 23, 2015

Joe Root, England's Man of the Series, in the 2015 Investec Ashes, poses with the urn after the final Test at The Oval

Joe Root, England's Man of the Series, in the 2015 Investec Ashes

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Aug 23, 2015

Joe Root was named England's Man of the Series, England v Australia, 5th Investec Ashes Test, The Oval, 4th day, August 23, 2015

Joe Root was named England's Man of the Series

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Tour Results
M.C.C. v ROW XI at Lord's - Jul 5, 2014
M.C.C. won by 7 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
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