Billy Root      

Full name William Thomas Root

Born August 5, 1992, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 25 years 320 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 9 14 1 537 133 41.30 896 59.93 2 2 63 2 1 0
List A 16 13 3 387 107* 38.70 430 90.00 1 1 30 5 3 0
T20s Insights on t20 10 4 3 78 37 78.00 60 130.00 0 0 6 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 9 7 122 69 3 3/29 3/29 23.00 3.39 40.6 0 0 0
List A 16 7 172 195 3 1/27 1/27 65.00 6.80 57.3 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 10 1 6 17 0 - - - 17.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Sussex v Leeds/Bradford MCCU at Hove, Apr 2-4, 2015 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Jun 9-12, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Apr 27, 2017 scorecard
Last List A Nottinghamshire v Kent at Nottingham, Jun 14, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire at Nottingham, Jul 30, 2017 scorecard
Last T20s Warwickshire v Nottinghamshire at Birmingham, Sep 2, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
41, 0/8 Notts v Kent Nottingham 14 Jun 2018 LA
0/7, 0, 36, 0/10 Notts v Somerset Taunton 9 Jun 2018 FC
- Notts v Derbyshire Nottingham 7 Jun 2018 LA
9 Notts v Durham Chester-le-Street 3 Jun 2018 LA
1/27, 4 Notts 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Grantham 31 May 2018 Other OD
0/7, 16 Notts v Warwickshire Nottingham 27 May 2018 LA
20, 1/70 Notts v Leics Leicester 23 May 2018 LA
1/27, 36 Notts v Northants Market Warsop 20 May 2018 LA
6, 1/41 Notts v Lancashire Manchester 17 May 2018 LA
1/56, 48 Notts 2nd XI v Nthants 2nd Dunstable 14 May 2018 Other OD
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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 must contend with that as he seeks success at Nottinghamshire in the shadow of brother Joe.

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Sep 27, 2017

Billy Root survives an awkward moment, Sussex v Notts, Specsavers Championship Division Two, Hove, September 27, 2017

Billy Root survives an awkward moment

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Sep 27, 2017

Billy Root drives through the off side, Sussex v Notts, Specsavers Championship Division Two, Hove, September 27, 2017

Billy Root drives through the off side

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Apr 27, 2017

Billy Root made a quickfire 46, Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire, Royal London Cup, North Group, New Road, April 27, 2017

Billy Root made a quickfire 46

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