Matt Henry made the breakthrough when Joe Root hooked to long leg, England v New Zealand, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 4th day, May 24, 2015 © Getty Images

  • May 24, 2015

    Joe Root and Alastair Cook made a hundred together before lunch © Getty Images

  • May 24, 2015

    Joe Root contemplates a play-and-miss © Getty Images

  • May 24, 2015

    Joe Root guides the ball behind square © PA Photos

  • May 23, 2015

    Joe Root took a well-judged catch at third man to claim Brendon McCullum © Getty Images

  • May 21, 2015

    Matt Henry had Joe Root caught behind for 98 © PA Photos

  • May 21, 2015

    Ben Stokes and Joe Root put on 161 for the fifth wicket © Getty Images

  • May 21, 2015

    Batsman, cameraman: Joe Root can do just about everything © Getty Images

  • May 21, 2015

    Joe Root played positively to lead a fightback © Getty Images

  • May 19, 2015

    Joe Root © Getty Images

  • May 19, 2015

    Lean in: Joe Root and Mark Wood take part in England training © Getty Images

  • Apr 24, 2015

    Joe Root pushed England's total ever higher © Getty Images

  • Apr 24, 2015

    Joe Root finished unbeaten on 182 © Getty Images

  • Apr 23, 2015

    Joe Root celebrates his century © AFP

  • Apr 23, 2015

    Hot work: Joe Root heads off with an unbeaten hundred © AFP

  • Apr 23, 2015

    Joe Root reached his sixth Test hundred, and first away from home © Getty Images

  • Apr 23, 2015

    Joe Root moved another positive half century © Getty Images

  • Apr 20, 2015

    Joe Root and Alastair Cook have a feel of the Test surface © Getty Images

  • Apr 17, 2015

    Joe Root picked up his second wicket of the innings © Getty Images