Joe Root      

Full name Joseph Edward Root

Born December 30, 1990, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 25 years 121 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 39 72 10 3406 200* 54.93 6363 53.52 9 19 378 14 41 0
ODIs 68 64 6 2572 125 44.34 3045 84.46 8 12 204 26 32 0
T20Is 20 18 3 594 90* 39.60 428 138.78 0 4 64 14 12 0
First-class 87 149 19 6694 236 51.49 12177 54.97 17 32 799 23 67 0
List A 97 92 10 3345 125 40.79 4031 82.98 9 16 280 28 42 0
Twenty20 49 43 7 1072 90* 29.77 839 127.77 0 6 127 17 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 39 38 1239 613 12 2/9 2/9 51.08 2.96 103.2 0 0 0
ODIs 68 38 846 814 12 2/15 2/15 67.83 5.77 70.5 0 0 0
T20Is 20 7 66 118 6 2/9 2/9 19.66 10.72 11.0 0 0 0
First-class 87 81 2490 1303 24 3/33 3/33 54.29 3.13 103.7 0 0 0
List A 97 59 1313 1200 24 2/10 2/10 50.00 5.48 54.7 0 0 0
Twenty20 49 26 216 342 10 2/9 2/9 34.20 9.50 21.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Nagpur, Dec 13-17, 2012 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Centurion, Jan 22-26, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Rajkot, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v England at Cape Town, Feb 14, 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 South Africa v England at Centurion, Jan 22-26, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds, Sep 27, 2009 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v England at Cape Town, Feb 14, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 England v West Indies at Kolkata, Apr 3, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
54, 2/9 England v West Indies Kolkata 3 Apr 2016 T20I # 557
27* England v New Zealand Delhi 30 Mar 2016 T20I # 555
25 England v Sri Lanka Delhi 26 Mar 2016 T20I # 551
12 England v Afghanistan Delhi 23 Mar 2016 T20I # 546
0/13, 83 England v South Africa Mumbai 18 Mar 2016 T20I # 540
48 England v West Indies Mumbai 16 Mar 2016 T20I # 537
48 England v Mumbai CA XI Mumbai (BS) 14 Mar 2016 Other T20
12 England v New Zealand Mumbai 12 Mar 2016 Other T20
34 England v South Africa Johannesburg 21 Feb 2016 T20I # 506
8 England v South Africa Cape Town 19 Feb 2016 T20I # 503
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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Apr 22, 2016

Ben Stokes prepares to tee off with Joe Root at Woburn Golf Course, Investec Media Day, April 22, 2016

Ben Stokes prepares to tee off with Joe Root at Woburn Golf Course

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Apr 22, 2016

Ben Stokes and Joe Root at Woburn Golf Course, Investec Media Day, April 22, 2016

Ben Stokes and Joe Root at Woburn Golf Course

© Investec

Apr 3, 2016

Carlos Brathwaite, Denesh Ramdin and Darren Sammy celebrate the wicket of Joe Root, England v West Indies, World T20, final, Kolkata, April 3, 2016

West Indies celebrate the wicket of Joe Root

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2014

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton
May 1-4, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury
May 1-4, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton
May 1-4, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham
May 1-4, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton
May 1-4, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval
May 1-4, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Sussex v Leics at Hove
May 1-4, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Worcs v Essex at Worcester
May 1-4, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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