Billy Root      

Full name William Thomas Root

Born August 5, 1992, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Current age 27 years 305 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

William Thomas Root
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 28 46 2 1465 229 33.29 2454 59.69 4 3 178 8 7 0
List A 24 20 4 773 113* 48.31 835 92.57 2 3 65 9 7 0
T20s 29 21 6 337 40 22.46 304 110.85 0 0 27 2 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 28 12 269 176 8 3/29 3/29 22.00 3.92 33.6 0 0 0
List A 24 11 292 310 6 2/36 2/36 51.66 6.36 48.6 0 0 0
T20s 29 3 18 37 0 - - - 12.33 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Sussex v Leeds/Bradford MCCU at Hove, Apr 2-4, 2015 scorecard
Last First-class Durham v Glamorgan at Chester-le-Street, Sep 23-26, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Apr 27, 2017 scorecard
Last List A Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove, May 7, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire at Nottingham, Jul 30, 2017 scorecard
Last T20s Hampshire v Glamorgan at Southampton, Aug 2, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Glamorgan v Durham Chester-le-Street 23 Sep 2019 FC
36, 19, 0/0 Glamorgan v Leics Cardiff 16 Sep 2019 FC
8, 0/6, 26 Glamorgan v Worcs Worcester 10 Sep 2019 FC
32, 0 Glamorgan v Lancashire Colwyn Bay 18 Aug 2019 FC
1 Glam 2nd XI v Notts 2nd XI Arundel 15 Aug 2019 Other T20
49* Glam 2nd XI v Hants 2nd XI Arundel 15 Aug 2019 Other T20
5 Glamorgan v Hampshire Southampton 2 Aug 2019 T20
20 Glamorgan v Gloucs Cardiff 1 Aug 2019 T20
24 Glamorgan v Middlesex Cardiff 26 Jul 2019 T20
0 Glamorgan v Surrey The Oval 25 Jul 2019 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 had that to contend with as he sought success at Nottinghamshire, and subsequently Glamorgan, in the shadow of brother Joe.

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Jun 3, 2019

Billy Root looks to the skies on reaching his hundred, Northamptonshire v Glamorgan, County Championship, Wantage Road, June 3, 2019

Billy Root looks to the skies on reaching his hundred

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Apr 30, 2019

Billy Root attempts an acrobatic shot, Gloucestershire v Glamorgan, Royal London Cup, South Group, Bristol, April 30, 2019

Billy Root attempts an acrobatic shot

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Apr 28, 2019

Billy Root swings away a pull shot Glamorgan v Surrey, Royal London One Day Cup, Sophia Gardens, April 28, 2019

Billy Root swings away a pull shot

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