Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 25 years 208 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 43 78 10 3550 200* 52.20 6606 53.73 9 20 393 14 49 0
ODIs 73 68 7 2743 125 44.96 3227 85.00 8 14 220 26 32 0
T20Is 20 18 3 594 90* 39.60 428 138.78 0 4 64 14 12 0
First-class 93 158 19 7078 236 50.92 12693 55.76 18 33 839 24 80 0
List A 102 96 11 3516 125 41.36 4213 83.45 9 18 296 28 42 0
Twenty20 51 45 9 1169 92* 32.47 896 130.46 0 7 135 20 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 43 40 1253 632 12 2/9 2/9 52.66 3.02 104.4 0 0 0
ODIs 73 39 864 829 12 2/15 2/15 69.08 5.75 72.0 0 0 0
T20Is 20 7 66 118 6 2/9 2/9 19.66 10.72 11.0 0 0 0
First-class 93 86 2612 1371 26 3/33 3/33 52.73 3.14 100.4 0 0 0
List A 102 60 1331 1215 24 2/10 2/10 50.62 5.47 55.4 0 0 0
Twenty20 51 27 228 367 10 2/9 2/9 36.70 9.65 22.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test England v Pakistan at Lord's, Jul 14-18, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, Jul 2, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v West Indies at Kolkata, Apr 3, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class England v Pakistan at Lord's, Jul 14-18, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, Jul 2, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Yorkshire v Derbyshire at Leeds, Jun 19, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
48, 9 England v Pakistan Lord's 14 Jul 2016 Test # 2206
93 England v Sri Lanka Cardiff 2 Jul 2016 ODI # 3758
65 England v Sri Lanka The Oval 29 Jun 2016 ODI # 3757
11* England v Sri Lanka Bristol 26 Jun 2016 ODI # 3755
0/15 England v Sri Lanka Birmingham 24 Jun 2016 ODI # 3753
2 England v Sri Lanka Nottingham 21 Jun 2016 ODI # 3751
5* Yorkshire v Derbyshire Leeds 19 Jun 2016 T20
3, 4, 0/6 England v Sri Lanka Lord's 9 Jun 2016 Test # 2205
0/25, 92* Yorkshire v Lancashire Manchester 3 Jun 2016 T20
80, 0/13 England v Sri Lanka Chester-le-Street 27 May 2016 Test # 2204
Profile

That Joe Root will one day captain England has been taken as read since he hit the grand old age of 23 - but for the moment it is his batting potential which so excites England. It is a rare England batsman who achieves maturity so quickly, but Root has looked consumed by the delights of batting from the moment he first took guard. Fast bowlers worldwide might begin to find his scampish grin a little wearing.

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Jul 24, 2016

Sarfraz Ahmed was caught at second slip by Joe Root for 26, England v Pakistan, 2nd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day, July 24, 2016

Sarfraz Ahmed was caught at second slip by Joe Root for 26

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Jul 23, 2016

Joe Root takes in the standing ovation for his innings, England v Pakistan, 2nd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 2nd day, July 23, 2016

Joe Root takes in the standing ovation for his innings

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Jul 23, 2016

Joe Root gets more handshakes, this time from Yasir, after falling for 254, England v Pakistan, 2nd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 2nd day, July 23, 2016

Joe Root gets more handshakes, this time from Yasir, after falling for 254

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Tour Results
India v Pakistan at Delhi - Jan 6, 2013
India won by 10 runs
India v Pakistan at Kolkata - Jan 3, 2013
Pakistan won by 85 runs
India v Pakistan at Chennai - Dec 30, 2012
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
India v Pakistan at Ahmedabad - Dec 28, 2012
India won by 11 runs
India v Pakistan at Bangalore - Dec 25, 2012
Pakistan won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
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