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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 27 years 145 days

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

Playing role Top-order batsman

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 Insights on test 67 123 12 5843 254 52.63 10551 55.37 13 39 668 16 77 0
ODIs Insights on odi 107 101 14 4451 133* 51.16 5122 86.89 11 27 352 37 50 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 25 23 4 743 90* 39.10 577 128.76 0 4 76 16 14 0
First-class 123 213 22 9607 254 50.29 17082 56.24 22 54 1134 26 113 0
List A 144 137 19 5627 133* 47.68 6591 85.37 12 35 460 42 62 0
T20s Insights on t20 57 51 10 1325 92* 32.31 1055 125.59 0 7 148 22 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 67 62 1728 867 19 2/9 2/9 45.63 3.01 90.9 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 107 54 1204 1151 20 3/52 3/52 57.55 5.73 60.2 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 25 9 84 139 6 2/9 2/9 23.16 9.92 14.0 0 0 0
First-class 123 115 3327 1716 35 3/33 3/33 49.02 3.09 95.0 0 0 0
List A 144 77 1713 1578 33 3/52 3/52 47.81 5.52 51.9 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 57 30 258 408 10 2/9 2/9 40.80 9.48 25.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Mar 30-Apr 3, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Mar 10, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v West Indies at Chester-le-Street, Sep 16, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Surrey v Yorkshire at The Oval, May 11-14, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Mar 10, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s England v West Indies at Chester-le-Street, Sep 16, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/27, 14, 23 Yorkshire v Surrey The Oval 11 May 2018 FC
0, 35, 0/5 Yorkshire v Essex Chelmsford 4 May 2018 FC
37, 0/9, 54, 1/28 England v New Zealand Christchurch 30 Mar 2018 Test # 2301 Insights on
0, 1/13, 51 England v New Zealand Auckland 22 Mar 2018 Test # 2299 Insights on
3/23, 115 England v NZ XI Hamilton 16 Mar 2018 Other
0/11, 51* England v NZ XI Hamilton 14 Mar 2018 Other
0/15, 23* England v New Zealand Christchurch 10 Mar 2018 ODI # 3992 Insights on
102 England v New Zealand Dunedin 7 Mar 2018 ODI # 3989 Insights on
20, 0/7 England v New Zealand Wellington 3 Mar 2018 ODI # 3982 Insights on
9 England v New Zealand Mount Maunganui 28 Feb 2018 ODI # 3981 Insights on
Profile

That Joe Root would one day captain England was taken as read when he hit the grand old age of 23. The accolade everybody anticipated became his three years later after Alastair Cook stood down after a heavy defeat in India with the familiar exhausted look of a Test captain who felt he could do no more. It was understandable that there were a few fears for Root's future workload. He was rare among England batsmen in achieving maturity so quickly, and had looked consumed by the delights of batting from the moment he first took guard. Now he had new responsibilities ahead.

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May 24, 2018

Joe Root gets a handshake from Sarfraz Ahmed at the toss, England v Pakistan, 1st Test, Lord's, 1st day, May 24, 2018

Joe Root gets a handshake from Sarfraz Ahmed at the toss

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May 23, 2018

Joe Root and Sarfraz Ahmed with the series trophy, Lord's, May 23, 2018

Joe Root and Sarfraz Ahmed with the series trophy

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May 23, 2018

Joe Root prepares for the first Test of the English season, Lord's, May 23, 2018

Joe Root prepares for the first Test of the English season

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

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