Billy Root      

Full name William Thomas Root

Born August 5, 1992, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 24 years 123 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
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
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
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
10, 0/5, 66* Notts v Somerset Taunton 20 Sep 2016 FC
139*, 1/15 Notts 2nd XI v Nthants 2nd Finedon 12 Aug 2016 Other OD
0, 9, 1/18 Notts 2nd XI v Worcs 2nd XI Worcester 2 Aug 2016 Other
20 Notts 2nd XI v Worcs 2nd XI Worcester 1 Aug 2016 Other OD
15, 55*, 0/1 Notts 2nd XI v MCC Uni Nottingham 25 Jul 2016 Other
3, 9 Notts 2nd XI v Yorks 2nd XI Long Eaton 19 Jul 2016 Other
1, 87 Notts 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Nottingham 5 Jul 2016 Other
6 Notts 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Nottingham 4 Jul 2016 Other OD
27, 0/5 Notts 2nd XI v Derby 2nd XI Worksop 30 Jun 2016 Other OD
- Notts 2nd XI v Nthants 2nd Nottingham 13 Jun 2016 Other T20
Profile

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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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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Jul 28, 2016

Joe Root with his grandfather Don, father Matt and brother Billy at Sheffield Collegiate CC, Sheffield, July 28, 2016

Joe Root with his grandfather Don, father Matt and brother Billy at Sheffield Collegiate CC

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Afghanistan v Eng Lions at Abu Dhabi
Dec 7-10, 2016 (10:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 01:00 EST | 00:00 CST | 22:00 PST -1d)
4th Test: India v England at Mumbai
Dec 8-12, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST -1d | 22:00 CST -1d | 20:00 PST -1d)
5th Test: India v England at Chennai
Dec 16-20, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST -1d | 22:00 CST -1d | 20:00 PST -1d)
1st ODI: India v England at Pune
Jan 15, 2017 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
2nd ODI: India v England at Cuttack
Jan 19, 2017 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
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