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Joseph

Root

Batsman

Bats Right Hand

Did you know?

He was selected in the ICC Test team of the year for 2014.

RUNS
1732
AVERAGE
50.94

Joseph

Root

Batsman

Bats Right Hand

Did you know?

He was selected in the ICC Test team of the year for 2014.

RUNS
1498
AVERAGE
41.61

Joseph

Root

Batsman

Bats Right Hand

Did you know?

He was selected in the ICC Test team of the year for 2014.

RUNS
183
AVERAGE
36.6

Batsman

Bats Right Hand

AGE
23
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Sheffield

COUNTRY

England

England
LOCAL CLUB

Yorkshire

Bio

An exciting batsman with buckets of talent, Joe Root is a superstar in the making.

After Root made his first-class debut for Yorkshire in 2011 and cemented his spot in the side, commentators were quick to mark him as one to watch.

Selection in the England Lions squad and a place in the England Performance Programme followed before the batsman was chosen for the England Test squad to tour India in late 2012.

His debut came in the final Test of the series and Root acquitted himself well first up, scoring 79 to help England secure a draw and their first series won in India in 28 years.

His call-up to the one-day international squad came one month later and Root has since produced a string of impressive performances for England, including an unbeaten double century against Sri Lanka in June 2014, and two one-day centuries. 

MATCHES
22
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
200
BEST BOWLING
2-9
Batting
RUNS
1732
INNINGS
40
NOT OUTS
6
AVERAGE
50.94
100s
5
50s
7
Bowling
WICKETS
4
AVERAGE
56.25
ECONOMY
2.65
S/R
127.5
5W
0
10W/M
0
MATCHES
43
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
113
BEST BOWLING
2-15
Batting
RUNS
1498
INNINGS
41
NOT OUTS
5
AVERAGE
41.61
100s
3
50s
7
Bowling
WICKETS
11
AVERAGE
63.09
ECONOMY
5.74
S/R
66
5W
0
10W/M
0
MATCHES
9
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
90
BEST BOWLING
1-13
Batting
RUNS
183
INNINGS
7
NOT OUTS
2
AVERAGE
36.6
100s
0
50s
1
Bowling
WICKETS
4
AVERAGE
24
ECONOMY
10.67
S/R
13.5
5W
0
10W/M
0
MATCHES
58
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
-
BEST BATTING
236
BEST BOWLING
3-33
Batting
RUNS
3851
INNINGS
99
NOT OUTS
12
AVERAGE
44.26
100s
9
50s
14
Bowling
WICKETS
14
AVERAGE
58.43
ECONOMY
3.19
S/R
109.9
5W
0
10W/M
0

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