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Billy Root      

Full name William Thomas Root

Born August 5, 1992, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 24 years 327 days

Major teams Leicestershire 2nd XI, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire 2nd XI, Worcestershire 2nd XI, Yorkshire 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Brother - JE Root

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 6 9 1 351 133 43.87 598 58.69 1 2 40 2 0 0
List A 9 7 3 259 107* 64.75 281 92.17 1 1 20 3 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 6 4 54 23 0 - - - 2.55 - 0 0 0
List A 9 2 46 42 0 - - - 5.47 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Sussex v Leeds/Bradford MCCU at Hove, Apr 2-4, 2015 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Sep 20-22, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Apr 27, 2017 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Jun 13, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/17, 5 Notts 2nd XI v Yorks 2nd XI Barnsley 26 Jun 2017 Other T20
2, 0/29 Notts 2nd XI v Yorks 2nd XI Barnsley 26 Jun 2017 Other T20
7, 1/10 Notts 2nd XI v Lancs 2nd XI Long Eaton 22 Jun 2017 Other T20
65, 1/24 Notts 2nd XI v Lancs 2nd XI Long Eaton 22 Jun 2017 Other T20
2, 0/21 Notts 2nd XI v Warwcks 2nd Worksop 19 Jun 2017 Other T20
0/27, 13 Notts 2nd XI v Warwcks 2nd Worksop 19 Jun 2017 Other T20
9 Notts v Somerset Taunton 13 Jun 2017 LA
12 Notts 2nd XI v Lancs 2nd XI Nottingham 5 Jun 2017 Other
3, 1/37, 0 Notts 2nd XI v Nthants 2nd Milton Keynes 23 May 2017 Other
12, 4/32 Notts 2nd XI v Nthants 2nd Bedford 22 May 2017 Other OD
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When your older brother is regarded as one of the finest batsmen England have ever produced, building a county career of your own must have its attractions and its downside in equal measure. Billy Root must contend with that as he seeks success at Nottinghamshire in the shadow of brother Joe.

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Apr 27, 2017

Billy Root made a quickfire 46, Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire, Royal London Cup, North Group, New Road, April 27, 2017

Billy Root made a quickfire 46

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Sep 22, 2016

Billy Root reverse sweeps, Somerset v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, September 22, 2016

Billy Root reverse sweeps

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Sep 21, 2016

Tom Abell pounces at short leg to remove Billy Root, Somerset v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, September 21, 2016

Tom Abell pounces at short leg to remove Billy Root

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Tour Results
New Zealand v England at Auckland - Mar 22-26, 2013
Match drawn
New Zealand v England at Wellington - Mar 14-18, 2013
Match drawn
New Zealand v England at Dunedin - Mar 6-10, 2013
Match drawn
NZ XI v England XI at Queenstown - Feb 27-Mar 2, 2013
NZ XI won by 3 wickets
New Zealand v England at Auckland - Feb 23, 2013
England won by 5 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
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