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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 25 years 240 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 46 84 11 4005 254 54.86 7274 55.05 10 22 447 14 56 0
ODIs 74 69 7 2804 125 45.22 3299 84.99 8 15 226 26 32 0
T20Is 20 18 3 594 90* 39.60 428 138.78 0 4 64 14 12 0
First-class 96 164 20 7533 254 52.31 13361 56.38 19 35 893 24 87 0
List A 104 98 11 3622 125 41.63 4340 83.45 9 19 305 28 42 0
Twenty20 52 46 9 1176 92* 31.78 906 129.80 0 7 136 20 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 46 45 1319 659 13 2/9 2/9 50.69 2.99 101.4 0 0 0
ODIs 74 40 888 855 13 2/15 2/15 65.76 5.77 68.3 0 0 0
T20Is 20 7 66 118 6 2/9 2/9 19.66 10.72 11.0 0 0 0
First-class 96 91 2678 1398 27 3/33 3/33 51.77 3.13 99.1 0 0 0
List A 104 61 1355 1241 25 2/10 2/10 49.64 5.49 54.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 52 28 240 387 10 2/9 2/9 38.70 9.67 24.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test England v Pakistan at The Oval, Aug 11-14, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v Pakistan at Southampton, Aug 24, 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 The Oval, Aug 11-14, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v Pakistan at Southampton, Aug 24, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Durham v Yorkshire at Birmingham, Aug 20, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/26, 61 England v Pakistan Southampton 24 Aug 2016 ODI # 3770
0/20, 7 Yorkshire v Durham Birmingham 20 Aug 2016 T20
45 Yorkshire v Kent Canterbury 18 Aug 2016 LA
26, 0/21, 39, 0/1 England v Pakistan The Oval 11 Aug 2016 Test # 2216
3, 0/1, 62, 0/4 England v Pakistan Birmingham 3 Aug 2016 Test # 2212
254, 71*, 1/0 England v Pakistan Manchester 22 Jul 2016 Test # 2208
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
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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Aug 24, 2016

Joe Root was run out by a direct hit from Azhar Ali, England v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Ageas Bowl, August 24, 2016

Joe Root was run out by a direct hit from Azhar Ali

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Aug 24, 2016

Joe Root's fine form continued with 61 from 72 balls, England v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Ageas Bowl, August 24, 2016

Joe Root's fine form continued with 61 from 72 balls

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Aug 24, 2016

Joe Root dismissed Mohammad Hafeez with his offspin, England v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Ageas Bowl, August 24, 2016

Joe Root dismissed Mohammad Hafeez with his offspin

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Tour Results
South Africa v Pakistan at Benoni - Mar 24, 2013
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Durban - Mar 21, 2013
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Mar 17, 2013
South Africa won by 34 runs
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion - Mar 15, 2013
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein - Mar 10, 2013
South Africa won by 125 runs
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