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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 25 years 341 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 51 94 11 4402 254 53.03 8033 54.79 11 25 485 15 65 0
ODIs 78 73 7 3017 125 45.71 3528 85.51 8 17 245 27 35 0
T20Is 21 19 3 600 90* 37.50 437 137.29 0 4 64 14 12 0
First-class 101 174 20 7930 254 51.49 14120 56.16 20 38 931 25 96 0
List A 108 102 11 3835 125 42.14 4569 83.93 9 21 324 29 45 0
Twenty20 53 47 9 1182 92* 31.10 915 129.18 0 7 136 20 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 51 48 1355 678 13 2/9 2/9 52.15 3.00 104.2 0 0 0
ODIs 78 40 888 855 13 2/15 2/15 65.76 5.77 68.3 0 0 0
T20Is 21 8 72 128 6 2/9 2/9 21.33 10.66 12.0 0 0 0
First-class 101 94 2714 1417 27 3/33 3/33 52.48 3.13 100.5 0 0 0
List A 108 61 1355 1241 25 2/10 2/10 49.64 5.49 54.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 53 29 246 397 10 2/9 2/9 39.70 9.68 24.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Mohali, Nov 26-29, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v Pakistan at Cardiff, Sep 4, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v England at Mumbai, Dec 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I England v Pakistan at Manchester, Sep 7, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Loughborough MCCU at Leeds, May 10-12, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class India v England at Mohali, Nov 26-29, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v Pakistan at Cardiff, Sep 4, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 England v Pakistan at Manchester, Sep 7, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
15, 78 England v India Mohali 26 Nov 2016 Test # 2238
0/9, 53, 25 England v India Visakhapatnam 17 Nov 2016 Test # 2235
124, 4, 0/5 England v India Rajkot 9 Nov 2016 Test # 2232
56, 1 England v Bangladesh Dhaka 28 Oct 2016 Test # 2227
40, 0/5, 1 England v Bangladesh Chittagong 20 Oct 2016 Test # 2225
0/14, 24 England XI v BCB XI Chittagong 16 Oct 2016 Other
2 England XI v BCB XI Chittagong 14 Oct 2016 Other
6, 0/10 England v Pakistan Manchester 7 Sep 2016 T20I # 566
9 England v Pakistan Cardiff 4 Sep 2016 ODI # 3777
30 England v Pakistan Leeds 1 Sep 2016 ODI # 3775
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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Nov 29, 2016

Joe Root pulls amid the England wreckage, India v England, 3rd Test, Mohali, 4th day, November 29, 2016

Joe Root pulls amid the England wreckage

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Nov 28, 2016

Joe Root plays through the off side, India v England, 3rd Test, Mohali, 3rd day, November 28, 2016

Joe Root plays through the off side

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Nov 27, 2016

Joe Root tries to control himself after failing to stop the ball, India v England, 3rd Test, Mohali, 2nd day, November 27, 2016

Joe Root tries to control himself after failing to stop the ball

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Country Fixtures Country Results
U.A.E. v Eng Lions at Dubai (DSC) - Dec 5
Eng Lions 223/8 U.A.E. 183/8 (44.1/50 ov)
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)
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