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Joe Root


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BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 126 119 5090 5871 19 50.90 86.70 14 29 133 407 40 57 0
TESTs 80 147 6685 12059 12 49.52 55.44 16 41 254 755 19 91 0
T20s 31 29 846 665 5 35.25 127.22 0 5 90 87 16 18 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 126 60 223 1298 20 64.90 5.80 52/3 0 0
TESTs 80 70 328 986 20 49.30 3.01 9/2 0 0
T20s 31 9 14 139 6 23.17 9.93 9/2 0 0
ABOUT

Joe Root Biography

 

Joseph Edward Root is an English Cricketer, right handed batsman who takes the position of the handling the higher order of the team.

 

He made his Yorkshire Second Team debut on 18 July 2007. After accomplishment at the second-group level, Root was given an open door in the first group in Yorkshire's last Pro40 match of the season at Headingley, against Essex. Root scored 63 and was top-scorer in Yorkshire's 187– 7.

 

Debut

 

Joe Root made his debut for the England team against India in December 2012 in the Test series at Nagpur. He scored 73 runs in his first match of the test.

 

In the same tour, he made his T20 and ODI debut and went on to score his maiden fifty in the fourth ODI of the series.

 

Rise to Glory

 

In the 2013 Ashes, Joe Root reacted splendidly with a momentous 180 in the second innings of the second Test at Lord's.

 

Root has played beautifully in 2014, as he began the mid-year with an unbeaten 200 against Sri Lanka at Lord's and lined it up with two more hundreds against India.

 

He then went on to make his career-best score of 254 against Pakistan at Lord's.

 

Lower Points

 

He started his 2013 with incredible knocks but the time after the few initial knocks did not bear fruits for him.

 

He failed in the entire series of Ashes the same year except for a few good performances. He was also ruled out of the tour against West Indies because of a broken thumb in the same year.

 

Captaincy

 

Root was made England vice-captain before the Ashes series of 2015, to further fulfill the apparent role of the Test captaincy. He was named the Test captain of the England team after Alastair Cook resigned from the same in February 2017.

 

He scored a century against South Africa after being named Test captain at Lord’s. He became the 6th English player to score a Test century on captaincy debut.


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