Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 25 years 276 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 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 96 164 20 7533 254 52.31 13361 56.38 19 35 893 24 87 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 46 45 1319 659 13 2/9 2/9 50.69 2.99 101.4 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 96 91 2678 1398 27 3/33 3/33 51.77 3.13 99.1 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 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 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 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 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
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
85 England v Pakistan Nottingham 30 Aug 2016 ODI # 3773
89 England v Pakistan Lord's 27 Aug 2016 ODI # 3771
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
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.

  • Read More
Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Sep 7, 2016

Hasan Ali picked up the wicket of Joe Root, England v Pakistan, only T20, Old Trafford, September 7, 2016

Hasan Ali picked up the wicket of Joe Root

© Getty Images

Sep 7, 2016

Joe Root attempts to improvise, England v Pakistan, only T20, Old Trafford, September 7, 2016

Joe Root attempts to improvise

© AFP

Aug 30, 2016

Joe Root fell for 85 after edging a catch to Sarfraz Ahmed, England v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Trent Bridge, August 30, 2016

Joe Root fell for 85 after edging a catch to Sarfraz Ahmed

© Getty Images

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Tour Results
West Indies v Pakistan at Kingstown - Jul 28, 2013
Pakistan won by 11 runs
West Indies v Pakistan at Kingstown - Jul 27, 2013
Pakistan won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
West Indies v Pakistan at Gros Islet - Jul 24, 2013
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
West Indies v Pakistan at Gros Islet - Jul 21, 2013
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 6 balls remaining) (D/L method)
West Indies v Pakistan at Gros Islet - Jul 19, 2013
Match tied
More results »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days
INSIGHTS
FORMAT
ODIs
RECORD TYPE
TEAM