Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 24 years 109 days

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

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 23 42 6 1874 200* 52.05 3957 47.35 5 9 195 5 17 0
ODIs 54 50 5 1802 121 40.04 2239 80.48 4 8 134 15 25 0
T20Is 9 7 2 183 90* 36.60 145 126.20 0 1 22 2 5 0
First-class 70 118 15 5045 236 48.98 9646 52.30 12 22 600 12 41 0
List A 83 78 9 2575 121 37.31 3225 79.84 5 12 210 17 35 0
Twenty20 37 31 6 606 90* 24.24 517 117.21 0 2 76 5 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 23 22 588 247 6 2/9 2/9 41.16 2.52 98.0 0 0 0
ODIs 54 34 780 751 12 2/15 2/15 62.58 5.77 65.0 0 0 0
T20Is 9 5 54 96 4 1/13 1/13 24.00 10.66 13.5 0 0 0
First-class 70 64 1833 936 18 3/33 3/33 52.00 3.06 101.8 0 0 0
List A 83 55 1247 1137 24 2/10 2/10 47.37 5.47 51.9 0 0 0
Twenty20 37 24 204 320 8 1/12 1/12 40.00 9.41 25.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at North Sound, Apr 13-17, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v England at Sydney, Mar 13, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v India at Birmingham, Sep 7, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class West Indies v England at North Sound, Apr 13-17, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Afghanistan v England at Sydney, Mar 13, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 England v India at Birmingham, Sep 7, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
83, 59, 2/22 England v West Indies North Sound 13 Apr 2015 Test # 2157
87* St Kitts XI v England XI Basseterre 8 Apr 2015 Other
64 England XI v St Kitts XI Basseterre 6 Apr 2015 Other
- England v Afghanistan Sydney 13 Mar 2015 ODI # 3635
0/6, 29 England v Bangladesh Adelaide 9 Mar 2015 ODI # 3630
121, 0/12 England v Sri Lanka Wellington 1 Mar 2015 ODI # 3619
1, 1/27 England v Scotland Christchurch 23 Feb 2015 ODI # 3611
46 England v New Zealand Wellington 20 Feb 2015 ODI # 3607
0/11, 5 England v Australia Melbourne 14 Feb 2015 ODI # 3600
85, 0/3 England v Pakistan Sydney 11 Feb 2015 Other OD
Profile

That Joe Root will one day captain England has been taken as read since he hit the grand old age of 23 - but for the moment it is his batting potential which so excites England. It is a rare England batsman who achieves maturity so quickly, but Root has looked consumed by the delights of batting from the moment he first took guard. Fast bowlers worldwide might begin to find his scampish grin a little wearing.

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Apr 17, 2015

Joe Root picked up his second wicket of the innings, West Indies v England, 1st Test, North Sound, 5th day, April 17, 2015

Joe Root picked up his second wicket of the innings

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Apr 17, 2015

Joe Root struck with the big wicket of Shivnarine Chanderpaul, West Indies v England, 1st Test, North Sound, 5th day, April 17, 2015

Joe Root struck with the big wicket of Shivnarine Chanderpaul

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Apr 16, 2015

Joe Root sprints off in celebration after Chris Jordan's memorable catch, West Indies v England, 1st Test, North Sound, 4th day, April 16, 2015

Joe Root sprints off in celebration after Chris Jordan's memorable catch

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Youth ODI: Aust U19 v England U19 at Perth - Apr 18
England U19 241/7 (50/50 ov)
Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby
Apr 19-22, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Essex v Kent at Chelmsford
Apr 19-22, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff
Apr 19-22, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham
Apr 19-22, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Sussex v Worcs at Hove
Apr 19-22, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Warwickshire v Hampshire at Birmingham
Apr 19-22, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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