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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 23 years 110 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 15 29 3 955 180 36.73 2406 39.69 2 4 99 3 8 0
ODIs 26 25 3 853 107 38.77 1092 78.11 1 5 65 5 10 0
T20Is 7 5 2 152 90* 50.66 109 139.44 0 1 20 2 4 0
First-class 58 99 12 3851 236 44.26 7711 49.94 9 14 467 8 31 0
List A 54 52 6 1611 110* 35.02 2062 78.12 2 9 140 7 20 0
Twenty20 34 28 6 562 90* 25.54 469 119.82 0 2 72 5 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 15 15 372 169 3 2/9 2/9 56.33 2.72 124.0 0 0 0
ODIs 26 18 474 471 10 2/15 2/15 47.10 5.96 47.4 0 0 0
T20Is 7 4 42 80 3 1/13 1/13 26.66 11.42 14.0 0 0 0
First-class 58 53 1539 818 14 3/33 3/33 58.42 3.18 109.9 0 0 0
List A 54 38 929 850 22 2/10 2/10 38.63 5.48 42.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 34 22 186 298 7 1/12 1/12 42.57 9.61 26.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Melbourne, Dec 26-29, 2013 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v England at North Sound, Mar 5, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 2, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Australia v England at Melbourne, Dec 26-29, 2013 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A West Indies v England at North Sound, Mar 5, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 2, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
107, 1/24 England v West Indies North Sound 5 Mar 2014 ODI # 3484
2/15, 23 England v West Indies North Sound 2 Mar 2014 ODI # 3480
1/47, 37 England v West Indies North Sound 28 Feb 2014 ODI # 3477
104*, 0/15 England XI v UWI VC XI North Sound 25 Feb 2014 Other OD
1/13, 11 England v Australia Sydney 2 Feb 2014 T20I # 356
18 England v Australia Melbourne 31 Jan 2014 T20I # 355
32 England v Australia Hobart 29 Jan 2014 T20I # 354
55 England v Australia Adelaide 26 Jan 2014 ODI # 3463
2, 2/46 England v Australia Brisbane 17 Jan 2014 ODI # 3455
1 England XI v PM's XI Canberra 14 Jan 2014 Other OD
Profile

Joe Root's Test debut for England in Nagpur in 2012 exemplified the qualities which had attracted coaches from an early age. He began with England's sixth-longest debut innings in terms of balls faced, 73 from 229 balls as he displayed the patience and discrimination demanded both by the situation of the game and a desperately slow surface.

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Mar 5, 2014

Joe Root has treatment after the blow to his thumb, West Indies v England, 3rd ODI, Antigua, March 5, 2014

Joe Root has treatment after the blow to his thumb

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Mar 5, 2014

Joe Root claimed a wicket in the opening over, West Indies v England, 3rd ODI, Antigua, March 5, 2014

Joe Root claimed a wicket in the opening over

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Mar 5, 2014

Joe Root celebrates his maiden ODI hundred, West Indies v England, 3rd ODI, Antigua, March 5, 2014

Joe Root celebrates his maiden ODI hundred

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Tour Results
Scotland v New Zealand at Aberdeen - Jul 3, 2008
New Zealand won by 8 wickets (with 212 balls remaining)
Ireland v New Zealand at Aberdeen - Jul 1, 2008
New Zealand won by 290 runs
England v New Zealand at Lord's - Jun 28, 2008
New Zealand won by 51 runs
England v New Zealand at The Oval - Jun 25, 2008
New Zealand won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
England v New Zealand at Bristol - Jun 21, 2008
New Zealand won by 22 runs
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