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Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 25 years 244 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 76 71 7 2978 125 46.53 3493 85.25 8 17 239 26 34 0
T20Is 20 18 3 594 90* 39.60 428 138.78 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 106 100 11 3796 125 42.65 4534 83.72 9 21 318 28 44 0
Twenty20 52 46 9 1176 92* 31.78 906 129.80 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 76 40 888 855 13 2/15 2/15 65.76 5.77 68.3 0 0 0
T20Is 20 7 66 118 6 2/9 2/9 19.66 10.72 11.0 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 106 61 1355 1241 25 2/10 2/10 49.64 5.49 54.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 52 28 240 387 10 2/9 2/9 38.70 9.67 24.0 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 Nottingham, Aug 30, 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 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 Nottingham, Aug 30, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Durham v Yorkshire at Birmingham, Aug 20, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
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
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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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

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Aug 30, 2016

Alex Hales and Joe Root added 248 for England's second wicket, England v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Trent Bridge, August 30, 2016

Alex Hales and Joe Root added 248 for England's second wicket

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Aug 30, 2016

Joe Root helped put on a century stand for the second wicket, England v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Trent Bridge, August 30, 2016

Joe Root helped put on a century stand for the second wicket

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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