Billy Root      

Full name William Thomas Root

Born August 5, 1992, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 26 years 52 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 14 24 1 697 133 30.30 1255 55.53 2 2 79 7 3 0
List A 16 13 3 387 107* 38.70 430 90.00 1 1 30 5 3 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 14 9 155 107 6 3/29 3/29 17.83 4.14 25.8 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 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 Surrey v Nottinghamshire at The Oval, Aug 29-31, 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 Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Aug 12, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
6, 0 Notts v Surrey The Oval 29 Aug 2018 FC
36, 8 Notts v Hampshire Southampton 19 Aug 2018 FC
- Notts v Worcs Worcester 12 Aug 2018 T20
- Notts v Yorkshire Nottingham 10 Aug 2018 T20
17, 0/6 Notts v Bears Birmingham 9 Aug 2018 T20
0/14, 1 Notts v Worcs Nottingham 4 Aug 2018 T20
28* Notts v Derbyshire Nottingham 2 Aug 2018 T20
16 Notts v Durham Chester-le-Street 28 Jul 2018 T20
40 Notts v Lancashire Nottingham 27 Jul 2018 T20
15, 3/37, 22 Notts v Surrey Nottingham 22 Jul 2018 FC
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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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