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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 23 years 305 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 22 40 6 1732 200* 50.94 3745 46.24 5 7 179 4 15 0
ODIs 36 34 3 1131 113 36.48 1421 79.59 2 5 86 9 13 0
T20Is 9 7 2 183 90* 36.60 145 126.20 0 1 22 2 5 0
First-class 69 116 15 4903 236 48.54 9434 51.97 12 20 584 11 39 0
List A 64 61 6 1889 113 34.34 2391 79.00 3 9 161 11 23 0
Twenty20 37 31 6 606 90* 24.24 517 117.21 0 2 76 5 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 22 21 510 225 4 2/9 2/9 56.25 2.64 127.5 0 0 0
ODIs 36 24 600 585 10 2/15 2/15 58.50 5.85 60.0 0 0 0
T20Is 9 5 54 96 4 1/13 1/13 24.00 10.66 13.5 0 0 0
First-class 69 63 1755 914 16 3/33 3/33 57.12 3.12 109.6 0 0 0
List A 64 44 1055 964 22 2/10 2/10 43.81 5.48 47.9 0 0 0
Twenty20 37 24 204 320 8 1/12 1/12 40.00 9.41 25.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test England v India at The Oval, Aug 15-17, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v India at Leeds, Sep 5, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v India at Birmingham, Sep 7, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds, Sep 23-26, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v India at Leeds, Sep 5, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 England v India at Birmingham, Sep 7, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
35, 1/26, 97 Yorkshire v Somerset Leeds 23 Sep 2014 FC
11, 0/0, 0/3 Yorkshire v Notts Nottingham 9 Sep 2014 FC
26 England v India Birmingham 7 Sep 2014 T20I # 405
113 England v India Leeds 5 Sep 2014 ODI # 3525
44 England v India Birmingham 2 Sep 2014 ODI # 3523
2, 0/27 England v India Nottingham 30 Aug 2014 ODI # 3520
0/14, 4 England v India Cardiff 27 Aug 2014 ODI # 3517
149* England v India The Oval 15 Aug 2014 Test # 2137
77 England v India Manchester 7 Aug 2014 Test # 2134
3, 56, 1/5 England v India Southampton 27 Jul 2014 Test # 2132
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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Sep 23, 2014

Joe Root was removed by Jamie Overton, Yorkshire v Somerset, County Championship Division One, Headingley, 1st day, September 23, 2014

Joe Root was removed by Jamie Overton

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Sep 12, 2014

Joe Root leads Yorkshire out for the presentation, Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, September 12, 2014

Joe Root leads Yorkshire out for the presentation

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Sep 12, 2014

Joe Root captained Yorkshire in Andrew Gale's absence, Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, September 12, 2014

Joe Root captained Yorkshire in Andrew Gale's absence

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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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