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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 27 years 199 days

Major teams England, England Lions, England Under-19s, Yorkshire, Yorkshire 2nd XI, Yorkshire Academy, Yorkshire Under-17s

Playing role Top-order batsman

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 Insights on test 69 126 12 5960 254 52.28 10767 55.35 13 40 682 16 80 0
ODIs Insights on odi 115 109 15 4700 133* 50.00 5408 86.90 12 28 371 40 54 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 28 26 4 787 90* 35.77 612 128.59 0 4 80 16 15 0
First-class 125 216 22 9724 254 50.12 17298 56.21 22 55 1148 26 116 0
List A 153 146 20 5894 133* 46.77 6917 85.21 13 36 479 45 66 0
T20s Insights on t20 60 54 10 1369 92* 31.11 1090 125.59 0 7 152 22 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 69 62 1728 867 19 2/9 2/9 45.63 3.01 90.9 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 115 60 1342 1299 20 3/52 3/52 64.95 5.80 67.1 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 28 9 84 139 6 2/9 2/9 23.16 9.92 14.0 0 0 0
First-class 125 115 3327 1716 35 3/33 3/33 49.02 3.09 95.0 0 0 0
List A 153 84 1887 1765 33 3/52 3/52 53.48 5.61 57.1 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 60 30 258 408 10 2/9 2/9 40.80 9.48 25.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test England v Pakistan at Leeds, Jun 1-3, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v India at Lord's, Jul 14, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v India at Cardiff, Jul 6, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class England v Pakistan at Leeds, Jun 1-3, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v India at Lord's, Jul 14, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s England v India at Cardiff, Jul 6, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
113* England v India Lord's 14 Jul 2018 ODI # 4016 Insights on
3, 0/9 England v India Nottingham 12 Jul 2018 ODI # 4014 Insights on
9 England v India Cardiff 6 Jul 2018 T20I # 688
0 England v India Manchester 3 Jul 2018 T20I # 684
35 England v Australia Birmingham 27 Jun 2018 T20I # 679
0/32, 1 England v Australia Manchester 24 Jun 2018 ODI # 4013 Insights on
0/44, 27 England v Australia Chester-le-Street 21 Jun 2018 ODI # 4012 Insights on
4*, 0/19 England v Australia Nottingham 19 Jun 2018 ODI # 4011 Insights on
22, 0/24 England v Australia Cardiff 16 Jun 2018 ODI # 4010 Insights on
0/20, 50 England v Australia The Oval 13 Jun 2018 ODI # 4009 Insights on
Profile

That Joe Root would one day captain England was taken as read when he hit the grand old age of 23. The accolade everybody anticipated became his three years later after Alastair Cook stood down after a heavy defeat in India with the familiar exhausted look of a Test captain who felt he could do no more. It was understandable that there were a few fears for Root's future workload. He was rare among England batsmen in achieving maturity so quickly, and had looked consumed by the delights of batting from the moment he first took guard. Now he had new responsibilities ahead.

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Jul 14, 2018

Joe Root made his 12th ODI hundred, England v India, 2nd ODI, Lord's, July 14, 2018

Joe Root made his 12th ODI hundred

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Jul 14, 2018

Joe Root paddles fine of MS Dhoni, England v India, 2nd ODI, Lord's, July 14, 2018

Joe Root paddles fine of MS Dhoni

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Jul 14, 2018

Joe Root executes a paddle down the leg side, England v India, 2nd ODI, Lord's, July 14, 2018

Joe Root executes a paddle down the leg side

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

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