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Billy Root      

Full name William Thomas Root

Born August 5, 1992, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 24 years 267 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
List A 1 1 0 46 46 46.00 42 109.52 0 0 3 1 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
List A 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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
Only List A Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Apr 27, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
46 Notts v Worcs Worcester 27 Apr 2017 LA
1/35, 123 Notts 2nd XI v Leics 2nd XI Nottingham 13 Apr 2017 Other OD
66, 0/5, 32 Notts 2nd XI v Leics 2nd XI Nottingham 10 Apr 2017 Other
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
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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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Apr 27, 2017

Billy Root made a quickfire 46, Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire, Royal London Cup, North Group, New Road, April 27, 2017

Billy Root made a quickfire 46

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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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Country Fixtures Country Results
North Group: Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham
Apr 29, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Division 3 Group C: Bucks Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
Apr 30, 2017
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Derby
Apr 30, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Division 3 Group A: Durham Women v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Apr 30, 2017
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford
Apr 30, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff
Apr 30, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Leics v Worcs at Leicester
Apr 30, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Middlesex v Gloucs at Lord's
Apr 30, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Sussex v Somerset at Hove
Apr 30, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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