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Billy Root      

Full name William Thomas Root

Born August 5, 1992, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 24 years 56 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
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
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
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
6 Notts 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Nottingham 4 Jul 2016 Other OD
27, 0/5 Notts 2nd XI v Derby 2nd XI Worksop 30 Jun 2016 Other OD
- Notts 2nd XI v Nthants 2nd Nottingham 13 Jun 2016 Other T20
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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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Jul 28, 2016

Joe Root with his grandfather Don, father Matt and brother Billy at Sheffield Collegiate CC, Sheffield, July 28, 2016

Joe Root with his grandfather Don, father Matt and brother Billy at Sheffield Collegiate CC

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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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