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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 25 years 209 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 44 80 11 3875 254 56.15 7060 54.88 10 21 430 14 53 0
ODIs 73 68 7 2743 125 44.96 3227 85.00 8 14 220 26 32 0
T20Is 20 18 3 594 90* 39.60 428 138.78 0 4 64 14 12 0
First-class 94 160 20 7403 254 52.87 13147 56.30 19 34 876 24 84 0
List A 102 96 11 3516 125 41.36 4213 83.45 9 18 296 28 42 0
Twenty20 51 45 9 1169 92* 32.47 896 130.46 0 7 135 20 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 44 41 1259 632 13 2/9 2/9 48.61 3.01 96.8 0 0 0
ODIs 73 39 864 829 12 2/15 2/15 69.08 5.75 72.0 0 0 0
T20Is 20 7 66 118 6 2/9 2/9 19.66 10.72 11.0 0 0 0
First-class 94 87 2618 1371 27 3/33 3/33 50.77 3.14 96.9 0 0 0
List A 102 60 1331 1215 24 2/10 2/10 50.62 5.47 55.4 0 0 0
Twenty20 51 27 228 367 10 2/9 2/9 36.70 9.65 22.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test England v Pakistan at Manchester, Jul 22-25, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, Jul 2, 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 Manchester, Jul 22-25, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, Jul 2, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Yorkshire v Derbyshire at Leeds, Jun 19, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
0/15 England v Sri Lanka Birmingham 24 Jun 2016 ODI # 3753
2 England v Sri Lanka Nottingham 21 Jun 2016 ODI # 3751
5* Yorkshire v Derbyshire Leeds 19 Jun 2016 T20
3, 4, 0/6 England v Sri Lanka Lord's 9 Jun 2016 Test # 2205
0/25, 92* Yorkshire v Lancashire Manchester 3 Jun 2016 T20
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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Jul 25, 2016

Joe Root was named Man of the Match, England v Pakistan, 2nd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 4th day, July 25, 2016

Joe Root was named Man of the Match

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Jul 25, 2016

Joe Root struck with his second ball to remove Wahab Riaz, England v Pakistan, 2nd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 4th day, July 25, 2016

Joe Root struck with his second ball to remove Wahab Riaz

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Jul 25, 2016

Joe Root acknowledges the crowd after reaching his fifty in 38 balls, England v Pakistan, 2nd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 4th day, July 25, 2016

Joe Root acknowledges the crowd after reaching his fifty in 38 balls

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Tour Results
West Indies v Australia at Roseau - Apr 23-27, 2012
Australia won by 75 runs
West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain - Apr 15-19, 2012
Match drawn
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Apr 7-11, 2012
Australia won by 3 wickets
WICB Pres XI v Australians at Cave Hill - Apr 2-4, 2012
Australians won by 8 wickets
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Mar 30, 2012
West Indies won by 14 runs
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