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Joe Root

Joe Root

Born
30/12/1990
29 years
Batting Style
Right Handed
Bowling Style
Off break
INTERNATIONALIPL
TestOdiT20

Debut

India

13/12/2012

Recent Match

Sri Lanka

22/01/2021

Matches

99

Runs

8249

181

Innings

8249

Runs

19/49

100s / 50s

915/23

4s / 6s

49.39

Average

54.97

SR

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Player Bio

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Joe Root has often been compared to Geoffrey Boycott and Michael Vaughan, two of Yorkshire's premium batsmen. The right-hand batsman was named in t

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NEWS

Prolific Root has potential to surpass Tendulkar''s Test record: Boycott

The 80-year-old England batting great observed that Root has worked on his batting during the COVID-enforced break but said the right-hander will face his biggest test on Australia soil
userPTI
26 Jan 2021
NEWS
Prolific Root has potential to surpass Tendulkar''s Test record: Boycott
The 80-year-old England batting great observed that Root has worked on his batting during the COVID-enforced break but said the right-hander will face his biggest test on Australia soil
userPTI
26 Jan 2021
NEWS

England to kick-start home summer with Tests against New Zealand

The Kiwis will play a couple of Tests, starting from June 2
userCricket.com Staff
25 Jan 2021
NEWS
England to kick-start home summer with Tests against New Zealand
The Kiwis will play a couple of Tests, starting from June 2
userCricket.com Staff
25 Jan 2021
NEWS

Everyone is amazed at how easy Root has made batting look: Sangakkara

After notching up a double century in the series opener, the England captain continued his brilliant run by hitting 186 in the second Test
userPTI
25 Jan 2021
NEWS
Everyone is amazed at how easy Root has made batting look: Sangakkara
After notching up a double century in the series opener, the England captain continued his brilliant run by hitting 186 in the second Test
userPTI
25 Jan 2021
MATCH REPORT

Sibley, Buttler complete series win after 15 wickets in the day

All out for 126, Sri Lanka set a target of 164 in front of England
userShubh Aggarwal
25 Jan 2021
REPORT
Sibley, Buttler complete series win after 15 wickets in the day
All out for 126, Sri Lanka set a target of 164 in front of England
userShubh Aggarwal
25 Jan 2021
MATCH REPORT

Root and Embuldeniya star on a tussling day

Joe Root completed his 19th Test hundred and second of the series
userShubh Aggarwal
24 Jan 2021
REPORT
Root and Embuldeniya star on a tussling day
Joe Root completed his 19th Test hundred and second of the series
userShubh Aggarwal
24 Jan 2021
NEWS

First two India-England Tests to be played in empty stadiums

The third and fourth Tests are due to be played in Ahmedabad from February 24 and March 4 respectively
userAFP
23 Jan 2021
NEWS
First two India-England Tests to be played in empty stadiums
The third and fourth Tests are due to be played in Ahmedabad from February 24 and March 4 respectively
userAFP
23 Jan 2021
MATCH REPORT

Root's half-century saves the day for England

Sri Lanka posted 381 while batting first
userShubh Aggarwal
23 Jan 2021
REPORT
Root's half-century saves the day for England
Sri Lanka posted 381 while batting first
userShubh Aggarwal
23 Jan 2021
DAY 1 REPORT

Mathews' hundred hands Sri Lanka a satisfying day

Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews added 117 runs for the fourth wicket
userShubh Aggarwal
22 Jan 2021
DAY 1 REPORT
Mathews' hundred hands Sri Lanka a satisfying day
Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews added 117 runs for the fourth wicket
userShubh Aggarwal
22 Jan 2021
PRE MATCH ANALYSIS

England eye 2-0 victory while Sri Lanka aim to hold their fort

Both sides are expected to make changes but for different reasons
userShubh Aggarwal
21 Jan 2021
ANALYSIS
England eye 2-0 victory while Sri Lanka aim to hold their fort
Both sides are expected to make changes but for different reasons
userShubh Aggarwal
21 Jan 2021
NEWS

We have to be at our absolute best against India, says Root

England will tour India to play four Tests, beginning in Chennai on February 5. The Test series will be followed by five T20Is and three ODIs
userPTI
21 Jan 2021
NEWS
We have to be at our absolute best against India, says Root
England will tour India to play four Tests, beginning in Chennai on February 5. The Test series will be followed by five T20Is and three ODIs
userPTI
21 Jan 2021
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