Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 28 years 116 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 126 119 19 5090 133* 50.90 5871 86.69 14 29 407 40 57 0
T20Is 31 29 5 846 90* 35.25 665 127.21 0 5 87 16 18 0
First-class 139 242 23 10771 254 49.18 19130 56.30 26 58 1258 30 130 0
List A 165 157 25 6374 133* 48.28 7472 85.30 15 38 523 45 69 0
T20s 71 65 13 1572 92* 30.23 1246 126.16 0 9 175 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 126 60 1342 1299 20 3/52 3/52 64.95 5.80 67.1 0 0 0
T20Is 31 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 165 85 1929 1798 34 3/52 3/52 52.88 5.59 56.7 0 0 0
T20s 71 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 West Indies v England at Gros Islet, Mar 2, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I West Indies v England at Basseterre, Mar 10, 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 West Indies v England at Gros Islet, Mar 2, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s West Indies v England at Basseterre, Mar 10, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
94, 0/43, 0/31 Yorkshire v Hampshire Southampton 11 Apr 2019 FC
0/27, 73, 0/57, 130* Yorkshire v Notts Nottingham 5 Apr 2019 FC
4* England v West Indies Basseterre 10 Mar 2019 T20I # 752
55 England v West Indies Basseterre 8 Mar 2019 T20I # 751
0 England v West Indies Gros Islet 5 Mar 2019 T20I # 750
1 England v West Indies Gros Islet 2 Mar 2019 ODI # 4103
5 England v West Indies St George's 27 Feb 2019 ODI # 4099
- England v West Indies St George's 25 Feb 2019 ODI # 4098
36 England v West Indies Bridgetown 22 Feb 2019 ODI # 4097
102 England v West Indies Bridgetown 20 Feb 2019 ODI # 4096
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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Apr 11, 2019

Joe Root of Yorkshire hits out at Hampshire, County Championship Division One, Ageas Bowl, April 11, 2019

Joe Root of Yorkshire hits out at Hampshire

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Apr 8, 2019

Stuart Broad bowls as Joe Root looks on, Notts v Yorkshire, County Championship Division One, Trent Bridge, April 8, 2019

Stuart Broad bowls as Joe Root looks on

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Apr 8, 2019

Joe Root raises his bat on reaching a century, Notts v Yorkshire, County Championship Division One, Trent Bridge, April 8, 2019

Joe Root raises his bat on reaching a century

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014