Billy Root      

Full name William Thomas Root

Born August 5, 1992, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 25 years 105 days

Major teams Leicestershire 2nd XI, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire 2nd XI, Worcestershire 2nd XI, Yorkshire 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Brother - JE Root

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 8 12 1 501 133 45.54 824 60.80 2 2 58 2 0 0
List A 9 7 3 259 107* 64.75 281 92.17 1 1 20 3 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 10 4 3 78 37 78.00 60 130.00 0 0 6 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 8 5 98 52 3 3/29 3/29 17.33 3.18 32.6 0 0 0
List A 9 2 46 42 0 - - - 5.47 - 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 10 1 6 17 0 - - - 17.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Sussex v Leeds/Bradford MCCU at Hove, Apr 2-4, 2015 scorecard
Last First-class Sussex v Nottinghamshire at Hove, Sep 25-28, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Apr 27, 2017 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Jun 13, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire at Nottingham, Jul 30, 2017 scorecard
Last T20s Warwickshire v Nottinghamshire at Birmingham, Sep 2, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/29, 132 Notts v Sussex Hove 25 Sep 2017 FC
11, 7 Notts v Northants Northampton 19 Sep 2017 FC
- Notts v Warwickshire Birmingham 2 Sep 2017 T20
11* Notts v Hampshire Birmingham 2 Sep 2017 T20
- Notts v Somerset Nottingham 24 Aug 2017 T20
16* Notts v Leics Nottingham 18 Aug 2017 T20
37 Notts v Worcs Worcester 13 Aug 2017 T20
- Notts v Warwickshire Nottingham 11 Aug 2017 T20
- Notts v Durham Nottingham 5 Aug 2017 T20
- Notts v Derbyshire Derby 4 Aug 2017 T20
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When your older brother is regarded as one of the finest batsmen England have ever produced, building a county career of your own must have its attractions and its downside in equal measure. Billy Root must contend with that as he seeks success at Nottinghamshire in the shadow of brother Joe.

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Sep 27, 2017

Billy Root survives an awkward moment, Sussex v Notts, Specsavers Championship Division Two, Hove, September 27, 2017

Billy Root survives an awkward moment

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Sep 27, 2017

Billy Root drives through the off side, Sussex v Notts, Specsavers Championship Division Two, Hove, September 27, 2017

Billy Root drives through the off side

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Apr 27, 2017

Billy Root made a quickfire 46, Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire, Royal London Cup, North Group, New Road, April 27, 2017

Billy Root made a quickfire 46

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