Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 27 years 290 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 74 135 12 6279 254 51.04 11375 55.20 14 41 716 17 83 0
ODIs Insights on odi 118 112 18 4896 133* 52.08 5639 86.82 13 29 391 40 55 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 28 26 4 787 90* 35.77 612 128.59 0 4 80 16 15 0
First-class 131 227 22 10068 254 49.11 17930 56.15 23 56 1187 27 120 0
List A 157 150 24 6180 133* 49.04 7240 85.35 14 38 507 45 67 0
T20s Insights on t20 61 55 11 1420 92* 32.27 1112 127.69 0 8 157 24 26 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 74 64 1782 893 19 2/9 2/9 47.00 3.00 93.7 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 118 60 1342 1299 20 3/52 3/52 64.95 5.80 67.1 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 28 9 84 139 6 2/9 2/9 23.16 9.92 14.0 0 0 0
First-class 131 118 3427 1747 39 4/5 4/5 44.79 3.05 87.8 1 0 0
List A 157 85 1929 1798 34 3/52 3/52 52.88 5.59 56.7 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 61 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 England v India at The Oval, Sep 7-11, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v England at Dambulla, Oct 13, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v India at Cardiff, Jul 6, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class England v India at The Oval, Sep 7-11, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v England at Dambulla, Oct 13, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester, Jul 20, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
71 England v Sri Lanka Dambulla 13 Oct 2018 ODI # 4053 Insights on
25* England v Sri Lanka Dambulla 10 Oct 2018 ODI # 4052 Insights on
1/33, 90* England v SL Board XI Colombo (PSS) 5 Oct 2018 LA
0, 125, 0/17 England v India The Oval 7 Sep 2018 Test # 2318 Insights on
4, 48 England v India Southampton 30 Aug 2018 Test # 2317 Insights on
16, 0/9, 13 England v India Nottingham 18 Aug 2018 Test # 2316 Insights on
19 England v India Lord's 9 Aug 2018 Test # 2315 Insights on
80, 14 England v India Birmingham 1 Aug 2018 Test # 2314 Insights on
22, 3, 4/5 Yorkshire v Lancashire Manchester 22 Jul 2018 FC
51* Yorkshire v Lancashire Manchester 20 Jul 2018 T20
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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Oct 13, 2018

Joe Root brought up his fifty, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd ODI, Dambulla, October 13, 2018

Joe Root brought up his fifty

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Oct 13, 2018

Joe Root was quickly out of the blocks, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd ODI, Dambulla, October 13, 2018

Joe Root was quickly out of the blocks

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Oct 12, 2018

Joe Root practises his sweeping in the nets, Dambulla, October 12, 2018

Joe Root practises his sweeping in the nets

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

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