Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 28 years 265 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 86 159 12 7043 254 47.91 12870 54.72 16 45 792 19 103 0
ODIs 143 135 21 5856 133* 51.36 6702 87.37 16 33 475 43 74 0
T20Is 32 30 5 893 90* 35.72 707 126.30 0 5 92 16 18 0
First-class 145 254 23 11129 254 48.17 19941 55.80 26 62 1295 30 142 0
List A 182 173 27 7140 133* 48.90 8303 85.99 17 42 591 48 86 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 86 74 2136 1108 23 2/9 2/9 48.17 3.11 92.8 0 0 0
ODIs 143 64 1414 1364 22 3/52 3/52 62.00 5.78 64.2 0 0 0
T20Is 32 9 84 139 6 2/9 2/9 23.16 9.92 14.0 0 0 0
First-class 145 132 4039 2120 43 4/5 4/5 49.30 3.14 93.9 1 0 0
List A 182 89 2001 1863 36 3/52 3/52 51.75 5.58 55.5 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 England v Australia at The Oval, Sep 12-15, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v New Zealand at Lord's, Jul 14, 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 England v Australia at The Oval, Sep 12-15, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v New Zealand at Lord's, Jul 14, 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
57, 21, 2/26 England v Australia The Oval 12 Sep 2019 Test # 2362
1/39, 71, 0 England v Australia Manchester 4 Sep 2019 Test # 2360
0, 77 England v Australia Leeds 22 Aug 2019 Test # 2357
14, 0, 0/7 England v Australia Lord's 14 Aug 2019 Test # 2355
57, 0/50, 28 England v Australia Birmingham 1 Aug 2019 Test # 2353
2, 31 England v Ireland Lord's 24 Jul 2019 Test # 2352
7 England v New Zealand Lord's 14 Jul 2019 ODI # 4192
49* England v Australia Birmingham 11 Jul 2019 ODI # 4191
24, 0/15 England v New Zealand Chester-le-Street 3 Jul 2019 ODI # 4183
44 England v India Birmingham 30 Jun 2019 ODI # 4179
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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Sep 15, 2019

Joe Root celebrates a wicket, England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, September 15, 2019

Joe Root celebrates a wicket

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Sep 15, 2019

Joe Root celebrates, England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, September 15, 2019

Joe Root celebrates

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Sep 15, 2019

Joe Root celebrates after getting Mitchell Marsh out, England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, September 15, 2019

Joe Root celebrates after getting Mitchell Marsh out

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014