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Joseph Root

Batter

Did you know?

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

RUNS
3875
AVERAGE
56.16

Joseph Root

Batter

Did you know?

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

RUNS
2743
AVERAGE
44.97

Joseph Root

Batter

Did you know?

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

RUNS
594
AVERAGE
39.6

Batter

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
25
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Sheffield

COUNTRY

England

England

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. 

Root's good form continued in early 2015 when he scored an unbeaten 182 in a Test against the West Indies. In May he was named vice-captain of England's Test team.

MATCHES
44
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
655
BEST BATTING
254
BEST BOWLING
2-9
Bowling
WICKETS
13
AVERAGE
48.6
ECONOMY
3.01
S/R
96.8
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
3875
INNINGS
80
NOT OUTS
11
AVERAGE
56.16
100s
10
50s
21
MATCHES
73
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
227
BEST BATTING
125
BEST BOWLING
2-15
Bowling
WICKETS
12
AVERAGE
69
ECONOMY
5.75
S/R
72
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
2743
INNINGS
68
NOT OUTS
7
AVERAGE
44.97
100s
8
50s
14
MATCHES
20
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
63
BEST BATTING
90
BEST BOWLING
2-9
Bowling
WICKETS
6
AVERAGE
19.7
ECONOMY
10.73
S/R
11
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
594
INNINGS
18
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
39.6
100s
0
50s
4

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