Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 28 years 177 days

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

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak, Legbreak

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 80 147 12 6685 254 49.51 12059 55.43 16 41 755 19 91 0
ODIs 138 130 20 5724 133* 52.03 6538 87.54 16 33 462 43 70 0
T20Is 32 30 5 893 90* 35.72 707 126.30 0 5 92 16 18 0
First-class 139 242 23 10771 254 49.18 19130 56.30 26 58 1258 30 130 0
List A 177 168 26 7008 133* 49.35 8139 86.10 17 42 578 48 82 0
T20s 72 66 13 1619 92* 30.54 1288 125.69 0 9 180 24 32 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 80 70 1968 986 20 2/9 2/9 49.30 3.00 98.4 0 0 0
ODIs 138 63 1396 1349 22 3/52 3/52 61.31 5.79 63.4 0 0 0
T20Is 32 9 84 139 6 2/9 2/9 23.16 9.92 14.0 0 0 0
First-class 139 128 3871 1998 40 4/5 4/5 49.95 3.09 96.7 1 0 0
List A 177 88 1983 1848 36 3/52 3/52 51.33 5.59 55.0 0 0 0
T20s 72 31 264 415 10 2/9 2/9 41.50 9.43 26.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at Gros Islet, Feb 9-12, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, Jun 21, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v Pakistan at Cardiff, May 5, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton, Apr 11-14, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, Jun 21, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s England v Pakistan at Cardiff, May 5, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/13, 57 England v Sri Lanka Leeds 21 Jun 2019 ODI # 4168
88 England v Afghanistan Manchester 18 Jun 2019 ODI # 4163
2/27, 100* England v West Indies Southampton 14 Jun 2019 ODI # 4158
21 England v Bangladesh Cardiff 8 Jun 2019 ODI # 4153
107 England v Pakistan Nottingham 3 Jun 2019 ODI # 4148
51 England v South Africa The Oval 30 May 2019 ODI # 4143
3/22, 29* England v Afghanistan The Oval 27 May 2019 Other OD
84 England v Pakistan Leeds 19 May 2019 ODI # 4140
36 England v Pakistan Nottingham 17 May 2019 ODI # 4138
43 England v Pakistan Bristol 14 May 2019 ODI # 4135
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, when Alastair Cook stood down after the 2016-17 tour of India. 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.

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Jun 21, 2019

Sri Lanka celebrate after stunning England, winning the match by 20 runs, World Cup 2019, Headingley, June 21, 2019

Sri Lanka celebrate after stunning England, winning the match by 20 runs

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Jun 21, 2019

Ben Stokes scored 82 but couldn't see England over the line, England v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2019, Headingley, June 21, 2019

Ben Stokes scored 82 but couldn't see England over the line

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Jun 21, 2019

Dhananjaya de Silva celebrates with Kusal Perera after dismissing Adil Rashid, World Cup 2019, Headingley, June 21, 2019

Dhananjaya de Silva celebrates with Kusal Perera after dismissing Adil Rashid

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014