Billy Root      

Full name William Thomas Root

Born August 5, 1992, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 25 years 12 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 9 7 3 259 107* 64.75 281 92.17 1 1 20 3 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 6 2 1 51 37 51.00 36 141.66 0 0 6 0 1 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 9 2 46 42 0 - - - 5.47 - 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 6 1 6 17 0 - - - 17.00 - 0 0 0
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
List A debut Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Apr 27, 2017 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Jun 13, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire at Nottingham, Jul 30, 2017 scorecard
Last T20s Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Aug 13, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
37 Notts v Worcs Worcester 13 Aug 2017 T20
- Notts v Warwickshire Nottingham 11 Aug 2017 T20
- Notts v Durham Nottingham 5 Aug 2017 T20
- Notts v Derbyshire Derby 4 Aug 2017 T20
14* Notts v Leics Leicester 2 Aug 2017 T20
0/17 Notts v Yorkshire Nottingham 30 Jul 2017 T20
1/33, 23 Notts 2nd XI v Derby 2nd XI Worksop 17 Jul 2017 Other T20
33, 1/28 Notts 2nd XI v Derby 2nd XI Worksop 17 Jul 2017 Other T20
1/22 Notts 2nd XI v Nthants 2nd Grantham 5 Jul 2017 Other T20
0/17, 5 Notts 2nd XI v Yorks 2nd XI Barnsley 26 Jun 2017 Other T20
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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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