Billy Root      

Full name William Thomas Root

Born August 5, 1992, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 24 years 20 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 5 7 0 275 133 39.28 490 56.12 1 1 29 1 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 5 3 42 18 0 - - - 2.57 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Sussex v Leeds/Bradford MCCU at Hove, Apr 2-4, 2015 scorecard
Last First-class Sussex v Leeds/Bradford MCCU at Hove, Apr 5-7, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
139*, 1/15 Notts 2nd XI v Nthants 2nd Finedon 12 Aug 2016 Other OD
0, 9, 1/18 Notts 2nd XI v Worcs 2nd XI Worcester 2 Aug 2016 Other
20 Notts 2nd XI v Worcs 2nd XI Worcester 1 Aug 2016 Other OD
15, 55*, 0/1 Notts 2nd XI v MCC Uni Nottingham 25 Jul 2016 Other
3, 9 Notts 2nd XI v Yorks 2nd XI Long Eaton 19 Jul 2016 Other
1, 87 Notts 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Nottingham 5 Jul 2016 Other
6 Notts 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Nottingham 4 Jul 2016 Other OD
27, 0/5 Notts 2nd XI v Derby 2nd XI Worksop 30 Jun 2016 Other OD
- Notts 2nd XI v Nthants 2nd Nottingham 13 Jun 2016 Other T20
26, 0/11 Notts 2nd XI v Leics 2nd XI Loughborough 9 Jun 2016 Other OD
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Latest Photos

Jul 28, 2016

Joe Root with his grandfather Don, father Matt and brother Billy at Sheffield Collegiate CC, Sheffield, July 28, 2016

Joe Root with his grandfather Don, father Matt and brother Billy at Sheffield Collegiate CC

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May 18, 2013

Joe Root and twelfth man Billy Root in the field, England v New Zealand, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 3rd day, May 18, 2013

Joe Root and twelfth man Billy Root in the field

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May 17, 2013

Joe Root, on the left, had his younger brother Billy for company as 12th man, England v New Zealand, 1st Test, Lord's, 2nd day, May, 17, 2013

Joe Root, on the left, had his younger brother Billy for company as 12th man

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 34/4 (16.3 ov) Kent 533/6d
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-25
Essex won by an innings and 10 runs
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 534/7 (134 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 203/8 (63 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 195/3 (57.2 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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