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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 23 years 245 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 34 32 3 974 107 33.58 1232 79.05 1 5 74 6 13 0
T20Is 8 6 2 157 90* 39.25 116 135.34 0 1 20 2 5 0
First-class 67 113 15 4760 236 48.57 9239 51.52 12 19 564 10 38 0
List A 62 59 6 1732 110* 32.67 2202 78.65 2 9 149 8 23 0
Twenty20 36 30 6 580 90* 24.16 488 118.85 0 2 74 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 34 24 600 585 10 2/15 2/15 58.50 5.85 60.0 0 0 0
T20Is 8 5 54 96 4 1/13 1/13 24.00 10.66 13.5 0 0 0
First-class 67 60 1695 885 15 3/33 3/33 59.00 3.13 113.0 0 0 0
List A 62 44 1055 964 22 2/10 2/10 43.81 5.48 47.9 0 0 0
Twenty20 36 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 Nottingham, Aug 30, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, May 20, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class England v India at The Oval, Aug 15-17, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v India at Nottingham, Aug 30, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, May 20, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
13, 66 England v India Lord's 17 Jul 2014 Test # 2130
0/6, 154*, 0/22 England v India Nottingham 9 Jul 2014 Test # 2128
0/9, 13, 31 England v Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
200*, 0/7, 15, 0/7 England v Sri Lanka Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
10, 0/25 England v Sri Lanka Birmingham 3 Jun 2014 ODI # 3496
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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Aug 30, 2014

Ravindra Jadeja celebrates the stumping while Joe Root looks towards the leg umpire, England v India, 3rd ODI, Trent Bridge, August 30, 2014

Ravindra Jadeja celebrates the stumping while Joe Root looks towards the leg umpire

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Aug 27, 2014

Joe Root had no answer to Bhuvneshwar Kumar's back-of-a-length delivery, England v India, 2nd ODI, Cardiff, August 27, 2014

Joe Root had no answer to Bhuvneshwar Kumar's back-of-a-length delivery

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Aug 17, 2014

Joe Root hits out, England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 17, 2014

Joe Root hits out

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Tour Results
India v England at Dharamsala - Jan 27, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
India v England at Mohali - Jan 23, 2013
India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
India v England at Ranchi - Jan 19, 2013
India won by 7 wickets (with 131 balls remaining)
India v England at Kochi - Jan 15, 2013
India won by 127 runs
India v England at Rajkot - Jan 11, 2013
England won by 9 runs
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