Billy Root      

Full name William Thomas Root

Born August 5, 1992, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 26 years 290 days

Major teams Leicestershire 2nd XI, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire 2nd XI, Worcestershire 2nd XI, Yorkshire 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Brother - JE Root

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 16 27 1 858 133 33.00 1500 57.20 3 2 97 7 3 0
List A 24 20 4 773 113* 48.31 835 92.57 2 3 65 9 7 0
T20s 23 15 6 277 40 30.77 241 114.93 0 0 22 2 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 16 10 257 170 8 3/29 3/29 21.25 3.96 32.1 0 0 0
List A 24 11 292 310 6 2/36 2/36 51.66 6.36 48.6 0 0 0
T20s 23 3 18 37 0 - - - 12.33 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Sussex v Leeds/Bradford MCCU at Hove, Apr 2-4, 2015 scorecard
Last First-class Glamorgan v Gloucestershire at Newport, May 14-17, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Apr 27, 2017 scorecard
Last List A Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove, May 7, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire at Nottingham, Jul 30, 2017 scorecard
Last T20s Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Aug 12, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
18, 17 Glamorgan v Gloucs Newport 14 May 2019 FC
0/25, 78 Glamorgan v Sussex Hove 7 May 2019 LA
37, 2/36 Glamorgan v Middlesex Lord's 5 May 2019 LA
98, 1/22 Glamorgan v Gloucs Bristol 30 Apr 2019 LA
113* Glamorgan v Surrey Cardiff 28 Apr 2019 LA
- Glamorgan v Kent Cardiff 25 Apr 2019 LA
0 Glamorgan v Somerset Cardiff 21 Apr 2019 LA
39, 0/32 Glamorgan v Hampshire Southampton 19 Apr 2019 LA
21 Glamorgan v Essex Cardiff 17 Apr 2019 LA
126, 2/63 Glamorgan v Northants Cardiff 11 Apr 2019 FC
Profile

When your older brother is regarded as one of the finest batsmen England have ever produced, building a county career of your own must have its attractions and its downside in equal measure. Billy Root had that to contend with as he sought success at Nottinghamshire, and subsequently Glamorgan, in the shadow of brother Joe.

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May 20, 2019

Billy Root of Glamorgan, Sophia Gardens, April 2, 2019

Billy Root of Glamorgan

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Apr 30, 2019

Billy Root attempts an acrobatic shot, Gloucestershire v Glamorgan, Royal London Cup, South Group, Bristol, April 30, 2019

Billy Root attempts an acrobatic shot

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Apr 28, 2019

Billy Root swings away a pull shot Glamorgan v Surrey, Royal London One Day Cup, Sophia Gardens, April 28, 2019

Billy Root swings away a pull shot

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