2012 Review

Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 27 years 175 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 Insights on test 69 126 12 5960 254 52.28 10767 55.35 13 40 682 16 80 0
ODIs Insights on odi 112 106 15 4583 133* 50.36 5283 86.74 11 28 363 39 54 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 25 23 4 743 90* 39.10 577 128.76 0 4 76 16 14 0
First-class 125 216 22 9724 254 50.12 17298 56.21 22 55 1148 26 116 0
List A 150 143 20 5777 133* 46.96 6792 85.05 12 36 471 44 66 0
T20s Insights on t20 57 51 10 1325 92* 32.31 1055 125.59 0 7 148 22 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 69 62 1728 867 19 2/9 2/9 45.63 3.01 90.9 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 112 58 1318 1258 20 3/52 3/52 62.90 5.72 65.9 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 25 9 84 139 6 2/9 2/9 23.16 9.92 14.0 0 0 0
First-class 125 115 3327 1716 35 3/33 3/33 49.02 3.09 95.0 0 0 0
List A 150 82 1863 1724 33 3/52 3/52 52.24 5.55 56.4 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 57 30 258 408 10 2/9 2/9 40.80 9.48 25.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test England v Pakistan at Leeds, Jun 1-3, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v Australia at Chester-le-Street, Jun 21, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v West Indies at Chester-le-Street, Sep 16, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class England v Pakistan at Leeds, Jun 1-3, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v Australia at Chester-le-Street, Jun 21, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s England v West Indies at Chester-le-Street, Sep 16, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/44, 27 England v Australia Chester-le-Street 21 Jun 2018 ODI # 4012 Insights on
4*, 0/19 England v Australia Nottingham 19 Jun 2018 ODI # 4011 Insights on
22, 0/24 England v Australia Cardiff 16 Jun 2018 ODI # 4010 Insights on
0/20, 50 England v Australia The Oval 13 Jun 2018 ODI # 4009 Insights on
29 England v Scotland Edinburgh 10 Jun 2018 ODI # 4008 Insights on
0/39, 18 Yorkshire v Northants Leeds 7 Jun 2018 LA
45 England v Pakistan Leeds 1 Jun 2018 Test # 2305 Insights on
4, 68 England v Pakistan Lord's 24 May 2018 Test # 2304 Insights on
1/27, 14, 23 Yorkshire v Surrey The Oval 11 May 2018 FC
0, 35, 0/5 Yorkshire v Essex Chelmsford 4 May 2018 FC
Profile

That Joe Root would one day captain England was taken as read when he hit the grand old age of 23. The accolade everybody anticipated became his three years later after Alastair Cook stood down after a heavy defeat in India with the familiar exhausted look of a Test captain who felt he could do no more. It was understandable that there were a few fears for Root's future workload. He was rare among England batsmen in achieving maturity so quickly, and had looked consumed by the delights of batting from the moment he first took guard. Now he had new responsibilities ahead.

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Jun 21, 2018

Joe Root missed a sweep and was bowled, England v Australia, 4th ODI, Chester-le-Street, June 21, 2018

Joe Root missed a sweep and was bowled

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Jun 16, 2018

Marcus Stoinis claimed the big wicket of Joe Root, England v Australia, 2nd ODI, Cardiff, June 16, 2018

Marcus Stoinis claimed the big wicket of Joe Root

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Jun 16, 2018

Joe Root cuts through the covers, England v Australia, 2nd ODI, Cardiff, June 16, 2018

Joe Root cuts through the covers

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

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