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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 25 years 182 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 42 76 10 3493 200* 52.92 6503 53.71 9 20 384 14 47 0
ODIs 72 67 7 2650 125 44.16 3121 84.90 8 13 214 26 32 0
T20Is 20 18 3 594 90* 39.60 428 138.78 0 4 64 14 12 0
First-class 92 156 19 7021 236 51.24 12590 55.76 18 33 830 24 78 0
List A 101 95 11 3423 125 40.75 4107 83.34 9 17 290 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 42 40 1253 632 12 2/9 2/9 52.66 3.02 104.4 0 0 0
ODIs 72 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 92 86 2612 1371 26 3/33 3/33 52.73 3.14 100.4 0 0 0
List A 101 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 Sri Lanka at Lord's, Jun 9-13, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, Jun 29, 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 Sri Lanka at Lord's, Jun 9-13, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, Jun 29, 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
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
0 England v Sri Lanka Leeds 19 May 2016 Test # 2203
0/17, 213, 2/23 Yorkshire v Surrey Leeds 8 May 2016 FC
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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Jun 29, 2016

Joe Root bedded in for the first time this series, England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, The Oval, June 29, 2016

Joe Root bedded in for the first time this series

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Jun 26, 2016

Joe Root and Jason Roy leave the field as the covers come on for the final time, England v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Bristol, June 26, 2016

Joe Root and Jason Roy leave the field as the covers come on for the final time

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Jun 21, 2016

Joe Root played on for 2, England v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Trent Bridge, June 21, 2016

Joe Root played on for 2

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Tour Results
New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington - Mar 23-27, 2012
Match drawn
New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton - Mar 15-17, 2012
South Africa won by 9 wickets
New Zealand v South Africa at Dunedin - Mar 7-11, 2012
Match drawn
New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland - Mar 3, 2012
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)
New Zealand v South Africa at Napier - Feb 29, 2012
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 70 balls remaining)
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