Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 24 years 183 days

Major teams England, England Lions, England Under-19s, Yorkshire, Yorkshire 2nd XI, Yorkshire Academy, Yorkshire Under-17s

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 27 49 7 2273 200* 54.11 4541 50.05 6 11 240 9 25 0
ODIs 59 55 6 2076 121 42.36 2492 83.30 6 9 167 17 28 0
T20Is 10 8 2 251 90* 41.83 191 131.41 0 2 30 3 5 0
First-class 74 125 16 5444 236 49.94 10230 53.21 13 24 645 16 49 0
List A 88 83 10 2849 121 39.02 3478 81.91 7 13 243 19 38 0
Twenty20 39 33 6 729 90* 27.00 602 121.09 0 4 93 6 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 27 28 858 362 8 2/9 2/9 45.25 2.53 107.2 0 0 0
ODIs 59 37 828 802 12 2/15 2/15 66.83 5.81 69.0 0 0 0
T20Is 10 5 54 96 4 1/13 1/13 24.00 10.66 13.5 0 0 0
First-class 74 70 2103 1051 20 3/33 3/33 52.55 2.99 105.1 0 0 0
List A 88 58 1295 1188 24 2/10 2/10 49.50 5.50 53.9 0 0 0
Twenty20 39 24 204 320 8 1/12 1/12 40.00 9.41 25.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test England v New Zealand at Leeds, May 29-Jun 2, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v New Zealand at Chester-le-Street, Jun 20, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v New Zealand at Manchester, Jun 23, 2015 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class England v New Zealand at Leeds, May 29-Jun 2, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v New Zealand at Chester-le-Street, Jun 20, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 England v New Zealand at Manchester, Jun 23, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
68 England v New Zealand Manchester 23 Jun 2015 T20I # 423
4 England v New Zealand Chester-le-Street 20 Jun 2015 ODI # 3659
0/10, 106* England v New Zealand Nottingham 17 Jun 2015 ODI # 3657
54, 0/21 England v New Zealand Southampton 14 Jun 2015 ODI # 3656
0/20, 6 England v New Zealand The Oval 12 Jun 2015 ODI # 3655
104 England v New Zealand Birmingham 9 Jun 2015 ODI # 3654
55 Yorkshire v Lancashire Leeds 5 Jun 2015 T20
1, 0/23, 0 England v New Zealand Leeds 29 May 2015 Test # 2163
98, 0/6, 84, 1/7 England v New Zealand Lord's 21 May 2015 Test # 2162
33, 1/34, 1, 0/16 England v West Indies Bridgetown 1 May 2015 Test # 2160
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 23, 2015

Joe Root attempted some acrobatic shots, England v New Zealand, only T20, Old Trafford, June 23, 2015

Joe Root attempted some acrobatic shots

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Jun 22, 2015

Sam Billings enjoys a lighter moment during England practice, Old Trafford, June 22, 2015

Sam Billings enjoys a lighter moment during England practice

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Jun 20, 2015

Luke Ronchi completed a stumping moments after the ball hit him on the chin, England v New Zealand, 5th ODI, Chester-le-Street, June 20, 2015

Luke Ronchi completed a stumping moments after the ball hit him on the chin

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street - Jun 28-Jul 1
Yorkshire won by an innings and 47 runs
Middlesex v Hampshire at Lord's - Jun 28-Jul 1
Middlesex won by 9 wickets
Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham - Jun 28-Jul 1
Match drawn
Lancashire v Northants at Manchester - Jun 29-Jul 2
Northants 438 & 283/9d Lancashire 308 & 19/0 (6 ov, target 414)
Notts v Worcs at Nottingham - Jun 29-Jul 2
Notts 240 & 366 Worcs 283 & 13/0 (5 ov, target 324)
Varsity Match: Cambridge U v Oxford Uni at Cambridge - Jun 30-Jul 3
Oxford Uni 156 & 160/1 (37 ov) Cambridge U 346
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 440/6 (89.4 ov)
South Group: Surrey v Gloucs at The Oval - Jul 1
Gloucs 79/4 (10/20 ov)
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